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Music in Early Childhood

This course will develop an understanding of the musical development of young children. The development of actual teaching skills in addition to theoretical knowledge will be an integral part of this course. These teaching skills will be developed through required lab and field experience. [32-16-48]

Aural Comprehension 4

A continuation of MUSI 235. The course develops two- and three-part dictation, error detection, and sight-reading applied to twentieth century harmonic and melodic materials. Lab Fee

Aural Comprehension 3

A continuation of MUSI 134. The course develops dictation, error detection, and sight-reading applied to chromatic materials, irregular meters, and improvisation as applied to jazz harmonies. Lab Fee

Music Theory 4

MUSI 233 must be taken concurrentlyt enrollment with MUSI 236. A continuation of MUSI 232 designed to reinforce the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic concepts of traditional music and an introduction to twentieth century compositional techniques. Additional emphasis placed on form analysis of larger forms to include the sonata allegro variation, rondo, and the fugue. Lab Fee

Music Theory 3

MUSI 232 must be taken concurrently enrollment with MUSI 235. A continuation of MUSI 131 with emphasis on diatonic and chromatic modulations, augmented sixth chords, neapolitan sixth chords, sixth and other altered chords. Additional emphasis on music analysis and original composition. Lab Fee

Accompanying

Prior keyboard experience is necessary. This course is for students who will be accompanists for the KCC Singers and/or Jazz Ensemble and may be repeated for credit not to exceed a total of two credit hours. Supervised experience in accompanying vocal and instrumental music, both solo and ensemble. [0-16-16]

Music Appreciation

This course is designed to give students the tools to listen to all types of music with greater understanding. The basic elements of music and their use in many different performance styles and cultures will be emphasized.

Jazz Band

The Jazz Band affords students the opportunity to develop performance skills in contemporary and traditional jazz music. This ensemble presents concerts on campus and in the surrounding community and will include music from various jazz and rock idioms. Students participating in the ensemble are expected to practice outside of rehearsal time to ensure maximum benefit from the rehearsals. Course may be repeated for up to four credit hours. [0-48-48]

Concert Band

Concert band is an all-campus organization dedicated to the performance of fine literature. The aesthetic aspect of the music is stressed, and special emphasis is placed on musical style. This ensemble presents concerts on campus and in the surrounding community. Students participating in the ensemble are expected to practice outside of rehearsal time to ensure maximum benefit from the rehearsals. Course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to four credit hours. [0-48-48]

Fundamentals of Music for Teaching

Designed to prepare the student to use the rudiments of music through singing and playing informal instruments. Includes a survey of elementary school music texts, music listening activities, skills of music reading, and creative work in music. Lab Fee