Graduate 2019-2020

College of Performing and Visual Arts

School of Music

MUS 501 18th Century Counterpoint

Study through analysis and composition of counterpoint as found in the invention, canon, fugue and choral prelude.
3

Prerequisites

MUS 401: with minimum grade of C and MUS 402: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 502 Harmony and Form

Study 18th and early 19th century harmonic practice and tonality concepts.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 503 Post-Tonal Music

An overview of compositional approaches found in post-tonal music after 1900, and a survey of the standard analytical tools used for that body of music.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore and Junior

MUS 504 Music Theory Pedagogy

Become familiar with methods and materials available for teaching AP and undergraduate music theory. Receive practical experience through observation and practice teaching under the guidance of qualified instructors.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 505 Sixteenth Century Counterpoint

Study the style of 16th century polyphonic music, emphasizing actual period music as well as theoretical concepts. Compose two-, three- and four voice motets.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 507 History of Instruments and Instrumental Practices

A historical study of the background and development of musical instruments, with emphasis on the related performance practices.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 508 Workshop

A variety of workshops on special topics within the discipline. Goals and objectives will emphasize the acquisition of general knowledge and skills in the discipline.
1- 4

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 509 Electronic Music

Describe materials used in electronic music and the techniques and equipment employed to transform and organize these into compositions. Students learn to use the synthesizer.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 510 Vocal Pedagogy

An introduction to the science and teaching of singing. Study of the skeletal system, muscles involved in breathing and phonation, vocal acoustics, and learning theories, past and present.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 511 Wind Band Literature and Techniques (2)

A survey of the origins, development and historical significance of the wind band, including an overview of its literature, instrumentation and specific considerations for conducting this repertoire.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 512 Symphonic Repertoire (2)

Historical overview of the symphony, opera, and ballet orchestras and their literature. Addresses questions of style, performance practice, and programming. Includes specific study of conducting considerations for this repertoire and a unit of study on music for younger orchestras.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 513 Professional Renewal

Update skills and knowledge of professionals in the discipline. Goals and objectives will be specifically directed at individual professional enhancement rather than the acquisition of general discipline knowledge or methodologies. S/U or letter graded.
1- 3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 514 String Chamber Music Literature, Styles, and Techniques

Surveys the extensive range of string chamber music from Haydn to the present day, focusing on the canon. It is designed to inform string graduate students of the wealth of repertoire available, its technical and musical challenges, styles of performance, and programming considerations. Includes specific study of technical considerations for this repertoire and programming for college and pre-college chamber music programs.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 515 Keyboard Literature I

Sight reading at Level III or above required. The study of keyboard music from its earliest beginnings through the works of Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann. Offered every other year.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 516 Keyboard Literature II

Sight reading at Level III or above required. Concentrate on keyboard works from Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms through the twentieth century. Offered every other year.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 517 Comprehensive String Pedagogy for String Players

Pedagogy and practical application of technical literature from beginning through college preparatory for bowed stringed instruments (violin, viola, cello and bass). Teaching practicum is an integral part of the course.
3

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Music (and) Music Education

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 518 Foundation of Musical Leadership

This is a seminar-based course examining leadership theory and research, and emphasizing the development of leadership and interpersonal skills through self-assessment case analysis, and experiential exercises.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 519 Foundations of Music Education

Study historical, philosophical and psychological issues and principles that provide the context for contemporary music education.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 520 Music Theory for Educators

This course covers diatonic and chromatic common-practice harmony, form, and 20th-century topics relevant to repertoire typically encountered by K–12 certified music teachers. Includes a unit on incorporating music theory pedagogy into the K–12 classroom.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 521 Music Wellness: How to Stay Healthy in Performance and the Classroom

This course will cover health maintenance and injury prevention among musicians. Healthy movement, as well as vocal, auditory, and mental health will be studied through reading and written assignments, as well as awareness and practical application in class.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 522 The Pedagogy of Improvisation

This course is a focus on the art of improvisation and how to effectively teach it.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 523 Body Mapping

Designed to help participants correct and refine their body map in order to sing and play music with healthy, efficient movement. This course will not provide information about technique but will give students the information they need to put their technique on a firm somatic foundation.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore and Junior and Senior

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 524 Technology for Music Educators

This course will explore the role of digital technologies in creating, performing, and responding to music. An emphasis of the course will be the development of the students’ Musical Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (M-TPACK). The course is primarily designed for music teachers who wish to become more comfortable with technology and/or find technologies that are well-suited to the music classroom, through hands-on "play time." The technological focus of the class will include music notation software, MIDI and digital audio, instructional computer programs, Internet resources for music learning, social media, mobile apps, and productivity tools.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 525 Teaching Music in Context

This course illustrates ways music teachers can incorporate a humanities-based approach into their classroom teaching, ensembles, and private lessons for any age group. Lectures include demonstrations of humanities-based presentations as well as discussion. Assignments and Exams are designed to include practical application of the materials being presented.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 526 Jazz Rhythm Section Workshop

A listening workshop in jazz and commercial music for all instrumentalists. Topics will include important players, group communication, performance styles and classic rhythm sections.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 527 Advanced Jazz Theory

Advanced harmonic concepts in jazz including non-functional harmony, multi-tonic systems, advanced modal concepts, chord-scale relationships, and other aspects of contemporary harmonic practice in jazz music.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 532 Beyond Talent: Career Development for Musicians

This course will help prepare students for their professional careers by familiarizing them with a broad skill set necessary to succeed in the fast-changing music profession. Students will be guided to acquire the essential skills beyond musicianship by covering relevant topics through lectures, required reading, guest presentations, and the final project.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 533 Curriculum Trends in Music Education

Study curriculum trends in music education, including methods of teaching, curriculum development and aesthetic education.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 534 Acting for Singers

Instruction in the special needs of the singer/actor: staging of arias, improvisation, freeing the voice through movement.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 536 German Art Song

An introduction to the origins of the art song form with in-depth study of the German art song from its historical beginnings through the present day.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 538 French/Italian Art Song

Course in the performance of 19th and 20th century French and Italian Art Song with particular emphasis upon style, technical requirements and diction.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 539 British/American Art Song

In-depth study of British and American art song. Emphasis will be on research and performance of 20th century materials.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 540 Techniques of Vocal Coaching for Pianists

Acquaint piano students with musical style, performance practice, and interpretations appropriate to song literature, oratorio and opera.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 541 Chamber Music Literature for Keyboard

This course will acquaint students with literature for keyboard with other instruments, both in duos and larger ensembles.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 542 Jazz Pedagogy

Takes a pedagogical approach to the analysis of jazz ensemble scores, rehearsal techniques and rhythm sections. Looks at concert planning and audience building.
2

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Music (and) Music Education

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 543 Jazz Program Administration, Planning and Development

Deal with public relations, grant writing, promotion, programming, recruiting and other aspects of the development of a Jazz Studies Program. Learn planning and follow-through of the annual Jazz Festival.
2

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Music (and) Music Education

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 544 Seminar in Jazz History

An in-depth study of the history, historiography, and literature of jazz from its precursors to the present. Research, listening, and critical writing skills are stressed.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 546 Arranging

Fundamental considerations in arranging music for small instrumental jazz ensembles and vocal jazz groups. Stylistic elements of melody, harmony, rhythm, texture, and form. Details of notation, score preparation and layout.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 218: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 547 Advanced Arranging

Discussion of common techniques used by great arrangers. Prepares students to write arrangements for large jazz ensemble and studio orchestra.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 546: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 548 Accompanying and Coaching I

Acquaint students with necessary skills for collaborative performance through the study of listening, rhythm, sight reading, technique and 4-hand repertoire. Class performances required.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 549 Accompanying and Coaching II

Acquaint students with skills needed for collaborative performance through score reduction and discussion, listening and performance of song and instrumental literature. Class performances required.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 548: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 550 Score Reading and Analysis

Analysis of wind/orchestral/choral literature. Relates analysis techniques to preparation and performance. Literature studied varies from semester to semester.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course may be repeated 3 times

MUS 551 Individual Instruction in Conducting

Study of advanced problems in instrumental conducting. Regular conducting experience with University ensembles is an integral part of the course.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 552 Piano Pedagogy I

A one semester course concentrating on beginning piano and elementary musicianship. The course will provide a thorough introduction to methods, materials, resources, and techniques for teaching at the elementary level. Students will also survey a substantial amount of elementary to early intermediate piano repertoire.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 553 Piano Pedagogy II

A one semester course focusing on the intermediate to early advanced piano student curriculum. The course will provide a thorough overview of the technical and musical requirements needed to develop students at the intermediate to early advanced level. Students will also survey a substantial amount of intermediate to early advanced piano repertoire.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 552: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 554 Pedagogical Approaches to Keyboard Literature I

Evaluate various approaches to the study of keyboard literature through student participation in teaching and performing.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 555 Seminar in Jazz Composition

Examination of compositional techniques in jazz styles. Analysis of works by important representative songwriters and composers.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 558 Choral Literature and Techniques

Examines selected choral orchestral works from the Baroque to the present. Includes specific study of conducting considerations for this repertoire.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 559 Opera History and Literature

Examine the historical significance and literature of the opera form from its precursors through the present time.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 560 Opera Directing Seminar

Study repertoire, floor plans, stage properties, hand properties, costume needs, make-up needs, and staging.
1- 3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 561 Vocal Coaching for Singers

Instruction for graduate voice students in a studio class setting to deepen their understanding of the many elements that combine to make a successful performance of vocal music from a vocal coach's perspective: musical style, performance practice, language and interpretation appropriate to song literature, oratorio and opera.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 564 Problems in Teaching Voice

Emphasis is placed upon practical aspects of vocal pedagogy: repertoire selection, program building, learning theories and teaching concepts. Advanced studies in vocal acoustics and anatomy and vocal problems are included.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 510: with minimum grade of C

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 565 Principles of Ensemble Intonation

Examine various tuning temperaments, emphasizing concepts of 'just intonation' and its application to all flexible pitched ensembles. Employ electronic tuning devices with practical experience gained through small ensemble participation.
1

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 580 String Techniques for the Conductor

The conductor will acquire the necessary skills to make musical and technical decisions based on a thorough understanding of orchestral string techniques.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

MUS 585 Advanced Jazz Improvisation

Study advanced jazz theory principles and apply to keyboard and other instrumental and vocal disciplines. Course content will change each semester.
2

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 595 Music Theory Seminar

Graduate level seminar on a specified topic in music theory.
3

Class Restriction

Exclude Freshman and Sophomore

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

ST - Repeatable under different subtitles with no limits on the number of times it can be repeated

MUS 600 Introduction to Musical Scholarship

Examines attitudes and aims of the music scholar, studies in bibliography reference materials, sources, and editions. Required of all Master's of Music candidates. Must be taken as early as possible.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 603 Analytical Studies in Music

Mastery of traditional harmony required. Students analyze the structure of music.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 604 Schenkerian Analysis

A study of the application of the ideas of Heinrich Schenker to music analysis, performance and music theory.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 605 English Diction

Designed to increase proficiency in singing in English (British and American). Review the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), its rules and applications, and to strengthen the performance of choral, art song, oratorio and operatic repertoire. This course will focus on an intensified, systematic study of phonetics as it applies to singing and will increase the student’s clarity of expression in those languages.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 606 German Diction

This course is designed for the graduate level, pre-professional singer who is ready to fine-tune their performance of operatic and art song repertoire by acquiring additional tools for correctly using the articulators, the International Phonetic Alphabet and the speech sounds of the different vowels and consonants.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 607 French Diction

This course is designed for the graduate level, pre-professional singer who is ready to fine-tune their performance of operatic and art song repertoire by acquiring additional tools for correctly using the articulators, the International Phonetic Alphabet and the speech sounds of the different vowels and consonants.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 608 Italian Diction

Designed to increase proficiency in singing in Italian using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), its rules and applications, and to strengthen the performance of Italian repertoire. This course will focus on an intensified, systematic study of phonetics as it applies to singing and will increase the student’s clarity of expression in those languages. Repertoire will be assigned by the instructor from the 26 Italian Art Songs text and from Italian operas to be determined.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 610 Research in Music Education

Develop concepts and skills for understanding and evaluating research in music education. Study the design and techniques of empirical research in music education. Complete research study to submit for publication.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 612 Psychology of Music Teaching and Learning

Introduces concepts of psychology in the acquisition and development of musical cognition, affect, and physiological response. Combines study of empirical research and practical approaches for use in the classroom.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 619 Latin Jazz Ensemble

Audition required. The Latin Jazz Ensemble studies and performs music exclusively from the Latin Jazz tradition. The repertoire reflects both Afro-Cuban and Brazilian influences fused with jazz performance practices.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 620 Jazz Guitar Ensemble

Auditions required. Comprised of several guitarists and a rhythm section, the jazz Guitar Ensemble studies and performs music from diverse jazz styles arranged for this specific combination of instruments.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 621 Small Jazz Ensembles

Open to any student by audition. Groups consist of rhythm section plus 3 or 4 horns. Groups are listed in Music degree section of this Catalog.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 622 Directed Studies in Music

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.)
1-4

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 623 Individual Studies in Effective Teaching

Designed according to candidate's primary emphasis and satisfies the Seminar in Teaching (discipline) required of all D.A. candidates in Music.
1- 3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 3 credit hours

MUS 624 Vocal Jazz Ensembles

Audition required.Each ensemble limited to 20 voices: 4 sopranos, 4 altos, 4 tenors, 4 baritones, 4 basses, plus rhythm section and horns.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 625 Jazz Ensembles

Audition required. Instrumentation is brass, woodwind and rhythm. Concentrate on jazz idiom music: show and dance music and concert jazz. Receive thorough preparation for teaching at both secondary and college levels.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 626 Orchestral Excerpts

Emphasis is on professional level performance of standard orchestral literature at the graduate level.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 628 UNC Early Music Ensemble

NC Early Music Ensemble performs pre-Classical Era music in a historically informed style, on period instruments whenever possible. Repeatable, no limitations.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 629 UNC Contemporary Music Ensemble

The UNC Contemporary Music Ensemble performs music of our time, including modern masterpieces as well as commissioned works, in collaboration with composers whenever possible.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Community Engaged Learning

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 630 Small Ensembles and Chamber Music

Small chamber groups that rehearse regularly and are coached by a faculty member.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 631 Applied Music Instruction

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice, and literature.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 632 Music Composition Instruction

Individual instruction in music composition.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 634 UNC Tablet-Laptop Band

UNC Tablet and Laptop Band composes, rehearses, and performs music on electronic devices including tablets and laptops.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 636 Individual Instruction in Jazz

Private instruction in performance practice, technical study, and literature relevant to jazz.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 637 Individual Instruction in Jazz Composition

Individual instruction in jazz composition.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 641 The Standard Jazz Repertoire

Students will become familiar with the large body of compositions that comprise the standard jazz repertoire. Course will include the study of composers, melodies, lyrics, chord progressions and recordings. Students will also learn techniques for song memorization.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 643 Seminar: Medieval Music

A study of musical style in its historical, theoretical and practical aspects during the Middle Ages.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 644 Seminar: Music in the Renaissance

A cultural and historical examination of music and musical style during the 15th and 16th centuries. Flemish composers, the Madrigal, the Venetian School and similar subjects will receive special attention.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 645 Seminar: The Baroque Period

Music from 1600 to 1750. Investigates opera from Florentine beginnings through Venetian, Neapolitan and French styles to 1750; growth of chamber, orchestral and solo instrumental music, and religious vocal music.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 646 Seminar: The Classic Period

Historical and cultural influences bearing upon emergence of 18th century classicism in music. The composers, representative works, forms, styles and media of the Classic era.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 647 Seminar: The Romantic Period

Representative composers, musical styles, works, related literary movements, aesthetic theories and musical criticism of the period will be researched and discussed.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 649 Music History Pedagogy

Surveys philosophical approaches and methods to the teaching of Music Appreciation, Music History, and more specialized courses.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 650 Seminar: Choral Music

A seminar to allow discussion of a variety of subjects related to choral literature. Individual projects will be assigned, calling for creative research.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 651 Seminar in Music History: Debussy to 1945

This course studies the major trends in music from Debussy to 1945, accompanied by investigations into their social and cultural bases. Particular attention is devoted to the technical aspects of this music.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 652 Seminar in Music History: 1945 to the Present

This course is presented in three simultaneous components—history, analysis, and literature—and explores styles and development of a variety of movement that led directly to today’s concert music. Surveys of serialism, minimalism, neo-Romanticism, and the influence of pop on music of today are included in this course emphasizing history, analysis, and literature.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 653 Vocal Literature and Styles

A study of the stylistic, aesthetic and repertorial aspects of vocal music, including opera and choral music, through the various historical periods in music.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 654 UNC Alternative Styles Ensemble

The UNC Alternative Styles Ensemble will explore non-classical styles and performance techniques through regular rehearsals and performances.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 655 Health in Piano Playing and Teaching

This seminar will sensitize students to issues of health pertinent to piano pedagogy. Students will learn to teach in ways that support the long-term physical and psychological health of their piano students. Topics such as anatomy for the pianist, injury avoidance, and motivation will be considered.
3

Program Restrictions

Include Music:Instrumental-MM and Music:Performance-DA and Music:Collaborative Piano-DA

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 656 UNC European Summer Opera Program

Audition Required. Practical experience in the production and performance of a complete operatic works in professional productions in Europe. Techniques of acting, singing, character analysis and stage direction will be studied.
1- 6

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 657 Instrumental Literature and Styles

A study of the stylistic, aesthetic and repertorial aspects of instrumental music, including orchestral and chamber music, through the various historical periods in music.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 658 Brass Pedagogy

In-depth study of brass materials and performance techniques. Examines brass teaching problems encountered by teachers at the K-12 and college levels.
3

Prerequisites

MUS 364: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 659 College Piano Teaching

This seminar will prepare students to teach applied piano at the college level. It will be concerned primarily with pedagogical approaches to advanced repertoire typical for the undergraduate piano major. In-class teaching opportunities with real undergraduates will assist in honing teaching skills and gaining confidence teaching at the college level.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 661 Percussion Pedagogy

Explore advanced techniques, methods and materials related to all the percussion instruments.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 364: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 662 Woodwind Pedagogy

In depth study of teaching material and techniques related to the flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe and bassoon.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 361: with minimum grade of C and MUS 362: with minimum grade of C

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Music (and) Music Education

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 663 Trumpet Literature and Pedagogy

In depth study of literature and pedagogical techniques as related to the trumpet.
2

Major/Minor Restriction

Exclude Music

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 664 Seminar in Piano Pedagogy: Language, Culture and Piano Teaching

This seminar will explore the many intersections of language, culture and piano teaching to enhance students’ ability to teach effectively both within their native cultural context and outside it. The class is conceived for both native English speakers and students for whom English is a foreign language. No foreign language skills are required.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 665 Individual Instruction in Collaborative Piano

In depth study of repertoire and refinement of skills for the collaborative pianist.
2

Prerequisites

MUS 348: with minimum grade of C and MUS 349: with minimum grade of C and MUS 465: with minimum grade of C

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 666 Chamber Choir

Audition Required. The UNC Chamber Choir is a highly select auditioned vocal ensemble typically comprised of 16 to 32 performers. The group performs a wide variety of choral chamber works in concerts throughout the year and may tour regularly.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 667 University Symphony Orchestra

Audition required. Comprised of the best string, wind, brass, and percussion players. Reads and performs standard orchestra repertoire. Performs on and off campus.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 668 UNC Campus String Orchestra

This course is open to all Graduate bowed string instrument players on campus (violin, viola, cello, bass). Players are expected to have several years of experience in order to be successful with the required repertoire. Each semester the Orchestra will rehearse and prepare for concerts on campus and/or in the community. **String majors are expected to audition for the UNC Symphony Orchestra each year before enrolling in Campus Orchestra (on their primary instrument).
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 670 Individual Instruction in Voice

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice and literature.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 671 Individual Instruction in Piano

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice and literature. .
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 672 Individual Instruction in Folk and Bluegrass

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice, and literature for performance majors.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 673 Individual Instruction in Strings, Harp or Guitar

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice and literature.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 674 Individual Instruction in Woodwinds

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice and literature.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 675 Individual Instruction in Brass or Percussion

Individual instruction on technique, performance practice and literature.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 677 Individual Instruction in Composition

Individual instruction in music composition.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Private Music Lesson Fee Required

MUS 680 Mixed Concert Choir

Audition required. Limited to approximately 60-65 singers. Open to all students. The Choir performs a wide range of literature: classics to contemporary works. Widely recognized for its excellence, the Concert Choir performs concerts on campus and tours annually.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 681 Women's Glee Club

Audition required. Open to all female students. Performs on campus and joins with the Concert Choir in large masterworks with orchestra.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 682 University Singers

The University Singers is open to all the university community and performs a wide variety of choral repertoire, from Renaissance motets to contemporary works.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 684 Men's Glee Club

Audition required. Open to all male students. Performs on campus and in the community. Sings a wide variety of literature.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 685 Performance in Opera Theatre

Audition required. Practical experience in the production and performance of a complete operatic work. Techniques of acting, singing, character analysis and stage direction will be studied.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 686 Scene Studies in Opera

Audition required. Studying techniques of acting, singing, character analysis and stage deportment through the staging and performing of selected opera scenes and arias.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 688 Concert Band

Audition required. Comprised of music majors and students from other disciplines. Members perform a wide variety of interesting literature selected from standard and current repertoire.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 690 Symphonic Band

Audition required. Performs literature drawn from contemporary and traditional repertoire.
1

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Music (and) Music Education

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Major(s)

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 691 Wind Ensemble

Audition required. Comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion majors in the School of Music. The ensemble performs a repertoire of works requiring from 8 to 35 performers.
1

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

Course Fee

Course Fee Required

MUS 693 Practicum in Music

Supervised professional activity in the major field, approximately two hours per day. Two copies of a well-written paper must be filed with instructor before credit is given.
1- 4

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 694 Master's Recital

Student will prepare and present a public recital of suitable repertoire under the guidance of the applied studio professor.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 695 Special Topics in Music

A seminar covering areas in performance, research, education, history and theory that are of concern to the contemporary graduate student. Topics will vary according to student interest and needs.
1- 4

Level Restriction

Include GR

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

ST - Repeatable under different subtitles with no limits on the number of times it can be repeated

MUS 699 Thesis

Consult respective area for specific requirements. S/U graded.
1- 6

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations

MUS 700 Introduction to Doctoral Research

Analytical studies in music writing and research techniques for dissertation and field studies; survey critical problems in music; prepare research and proposal outlines.
3

Level Restriction

Include GR

MUS 794 Supervised Practicum in College Teaching

Observe and practice college teaching under supervision and as a basis for analysis of learning experiences.
2

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 6 credit hours

MUS 797 Doctoral Proposal Research

Doctoral Proposal Research - Required of all doctoral students.
1- 4

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 4 credit hours

MUS 799 Doctoral Dissertation

Doctoral Dissertation - Required of all doctoral candidates.
1-12

Level Restriction

Include GR

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with no limitations.