Music Performance (MUP)

MUP 507 Group Piano Practicum. (2) F
Curricula, materials, and teaching techniques for group teaching at the university and community college levels. Observation/supervised teaching in group piano.

MUP 508 Studio Observation. (1) F, S
Weekly observation of studio teaching by various piano faculty. Paper as final requirement. Prerequisite: M.M. performance/pedagogy piano student.

MUP 511 Studio Instruction. (2) F, S
For majors in Music degree program. Bassoon, cello, clarinet, contrabass, cornet, euphonium, flute, guitar, harp, harpsichord, horn, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, voice. Minimum contact of 1 hour plus studio class weekly. May be repeated for credit. May not be taken for audit. Prerequisites: Placement examination and audition.

MUP 521 Studio Instruction. (1) F, S, SS
For secondary or minor instrument instruction and non-majors in the university. Bassoon, cello, clarinet, contrabass, cornet, euphonium, flute, guitar, harp, harpsichord, horn, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, voice. Minimum contact of 1/2 hour per week. May be repeated for credit. May not be taken for audit. Prerequisites: Placement examination and audition.

MUP 527 Studio Instruction. (2 or 4) F, S
For Performance majors in Master of Music degree program only. Bassoon, cello, clarinet, contrabass, cornet, euphonium, flute, guitar, harp, harpsichord, horn, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, voice. Minimum contact of 1/2 hour per week. May be repeated for credit. May not be taken for audit. Prerequisites: Placement examination and audition.

MUP 540 Advanced Conducting. (3) F
Score preparation and conducting techniques for instrumental music. Concentration on study of historical styles. Required of D.M.A. students in Instrumental Music.

MUP 541 The Art Song. (3) N
Solo song from its beginning to the present day.

MUP 544 Chamber Orchestra. (1) F, S
Important masterpieces from all periods of music will be performed throughout the year. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 545 Symphony Orchestra. (1) F, S
Open on the basis of audition with the director. Masterpieces of symphony orchestra literature. Three times per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 550 Choral Union. (1) F, S
Open to all students in the university and to interested singers in the community by audition. Preparation and performance of the larger choral works. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 551 Repertoire. (2) N
Literature available for performance in all performing media. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 552 Concert Choir. (1) F, S
4 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 553 University Choir. (1) F, S
4 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 555 Men's Chorus. (1) F, S
Open to male students in the university who can qualify on the basis of audition. Rehearsal and performance of music for male voices. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 557 Women's Chorus. (1) F, S
2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 561 Marching and Concert Bands. (1) F, S
Open by audition only. Staging of formations and drills for football games and other events (fall); masterpieces of symphonic band literature (spring). Meets daily. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 570 Music Theatre: Techniques. (1) F, S
Exercises and improvisations for the singing actor emphasizing body awareness, isolations, and freedom of the vocal and breath mechanisms. Section 1 (Interpretation); Section 2 (Expression); Section 3 (Movement for Singers). Each Section: 3 hours per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 571 Music Theatre: Workshops. (1) F, S
Development of specific skills for the musical-dramatic interpretation. Section 1 (Role Preparation); Section 2 (Styles); Section 3 (Opera Scenes); Section 4 (Musical Comedy); Section 5 (Revue Ensembles). Each section: 1 hour lecture, demonstration, 1 lab per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 572 Music Theatre: Orchestras. (1) F, S
Open to all students who can qualify on the basis of auditions with the instructor. Participation in Lyric Opera Theatre productions. Section 1 (Orchestra); Section 2 (Chamber Orchestra); Section 3 (Chamber Ensemble). May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 573 Music Theatre: Performance. (1) F, S
Open to all students who can qualify on the basis of auditions with the instructor. Participation in Lyric Opera Theatre productions. Section 1 (Principal Roles); Section 2 (Chorus). May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 574 Music Theatre: Production. (1) F, S
Participation in Lyric Opera Theatre productions. Section 1 (Vocal Performance); Section 2 (Technical Music Theatre); Section 3 (Problems in Production) to be taken concurrently with MUP 373, Section 2. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 579 Chamber Music Ensembles. (1) F, S
String, brass, woodwind, percussion, keyboard, vocal, and mixed ensembles. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 581 Performance Pedagogy and Materials. (2) N
Principles and methods of performance techniques for each performance field. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 582 Collegium Musicum. (1) F, S
Singers and instrumentalists specializing in the performance of early and unusual music. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 583 New Music Ensemble. (1) F, S
Rehearsal and performance of music written in the last 20 years. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 584 Brass Choir. (1) F, S
Public performance of music written for brass instruments. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 585 Percussion Ensemble. (1) F, S
Rehearsal and performance of standard and original repertoire for the percussion ensemble and related instruments. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 586 Stage Band. (1) F, S
Rehearsal and performance of literature for the stage band. 4 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

MUP 587 Ethnomusicology Ensembles. (1) F, S
Performance learning experience for the music of various cultures of the world. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: knowledge of instrument or instructor approval.

MUP 588 Piano Accompanying. (1) F, S
Performance majors with a concentration in piano accompanying (others at the discretion of the instructor). Piano accompaniments found in vocal and instrumental literature; discussion of styles and performance practices; experience in public performance. 2 hours per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 595 Solo Performance. (1) F, S
For Master of Music candidates in applied music only. May be full recital, major operatic role, solo performance with orchestra, ensemble, or lecture recital.

MUP 596 Solo Performance. (1) F, S
See MUP 595.

MUP 727 Studio Instruction. (2 or 4) F, S
For D.M.A. candidates only. Minimum contact of 1 hour per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUP 796 Solo Performance. (1–5) F, S
For D.M.A. candidates only. May be repeated for credit.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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