Jordan College of Fine Arts
School of Music

Summer 2015 Music Course Offerings

SUMMER ONE (MAY 11-JUNE 26)


May 11-29, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 6:00-9:20 pm
History of Film Music, MH 453-01 (3 credits, undergraduate or graduate)
Instructor: Michael Schelle
Survey of film music from the early 20th-Century 'silents' to the `Golden Age' (1933-1949), the `Silver Age' (1950-1980), and contemporary films. Also included are studies of music for animation (features, cartoons), 1930-1940's movie house serials, experimental films and documentaries, `art films,' and 20th-century European cinema (German, Italian, French, Japanese, Scandinavian).

June 14-19, 9:00 am-9:00 pm
"Creating Artistry,"a Music Education Special Seminar  
Instructor: Henry Leck
Can be taken for 1-3 undergraduate or graduate credits
    Undergraduate: ME 380-01 (1 credit), ME 381-01 (2 credits), ME 382-01 (3 credits)
    Graduate: ME 580-01 (1 credit), ME 581-01 (2 credits), ME 582-01 (3 credits)
Established in a nurturing environment, "Creating Artistry" offers an opportunity for conductors to further develop conducting skills. Through individual and master class teaching, conductors study Conducting Gesture, Vocal Techniques, Rehearsal Efficiency, Pacing, Score Analysis, Repertoire, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Choral Administration and Multicultural Interpretation. Laboratory choruses provide the opportunity for participants to explore actively the conducting processes.

June 21-26, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Piano Teaching Practicum, AM 430-01 (1 credit, undergraduate or graduate)
Instructor: Karen Thickstun
Piano teaching, under supervision, in a variety of settings and levels, with emphasis on group teaching strategies for middle/high school students. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.  

SUMMER TWO (JUNE 29-AUGUST 14)


July 6-10, 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Piano Teaching Practicum, AM 430-02 (1 credit, undergraduate or graduate)
Instructor: Karen Thickstun
Piano teaching, under supervision, in a variety of settings and levels, with emphasis on group teaching strategies for elementary students. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.