Academic Catalog

Music (MUSI)

MUSI 102  Class Piano I  1.00  
Basic course in elements of piano playing.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 103  Class Piano II  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 102.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 107  UWS Singers  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for advanced choral musicians. Approximately three to four performance opportunities per semester, both on an off-campus. Field trip participation required. Open to all students by audition. May be repeated for credit
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 108  Percussion Ensemble  1.00  
The study and performance of music suitable for percussion ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 109  Jazz Combo  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for jazz combos. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 110  Chorale  1.00  
Study and performance of a variety of choral literature, including choral/orchestral masterworks. Approximately two to three performance opportunities per semester, both on and off-campus. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 111  Jazz Band  1.00  
Study and preparation for performance of jazz band literature from the swing era through the most progressive trends. Open to all students by audition. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 112  Symphonic Band  1.00  
Study and preparation for performance of college band and wind ensemble literature. Open to all students by audition. Some university-owned instruments available. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 113  Chamber Ensemble  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for small chamber ensembles, including string ensembles, winds/strings with piano, four-hand piano and two piano repertoire. May be repeated for credit. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 114  University Orchestra  1.00  
Study and preparation for performance of literature for orchestra and chamber orchestra from the 17th to 21st centuries. Open to all students by audition. Some university-owned instruments available. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 115  Chamber Winds  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for mixed ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 117  Opera Workshop  1.00  
Provides progressive training in the art of music and drama culminating in a performance of opera, operetta, musical theatre, and/or scenes. May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 118  Global Percussion Ensemble  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for steel drum ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 120  Applied Music-Flute/Piccolo  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Flute/Piccolo. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 121  Applied Music-Oboe/English Horn  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Oboe/English Horn. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 122  Applied Music-Clarinet  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction Clarinet. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 123  Applied Music-Saxophone  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Saxophone. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 124  Applied Music-Bassoon  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Bassoon. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 125  Applied Music-French Horn  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in French Horn. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition and consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 126  Applied Music-Trumpet  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Trumpet. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 127  Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Trombone/Euphonium. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 128  Applied Music-Tuba  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Tuba. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees.
MUSI 129  Applied Music-Percussion  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Percussion. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 130  Applied Music-Guitar  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Guitar. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 132  Applied Music-Violin  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Violin. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this class.
MUSI 133  Applied Music-Viola  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Viola. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in the course.
MUSI 134  Applied Music-Cello  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Cello. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 135  Applied Music-String Bass  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in String Bass. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 136  Applied Music-Piano  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Piano. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 137  Applied Music-Organ  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Organ. Open to all students with sufficient keyboard background. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or instructor consent is required to enroll this course.
MUSI 138  Applied Music-Accordion  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in accordion. Open to all students. May7 be repeated for credit, no fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 139  Applied Music-Voice  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Voice. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument or a required minor instrument. Music minors and non-majors must pay an additional fee for applied study. See current schedule of classes for applicable fees. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 140  Vocal Techniques  1.00  
Basic anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the voice with emphasis on the three fundamentals of voice production: breath, phonation, and resonance. Open to all students.
MUSI 141  Woodwind Techniques  1.00  
Practical study of woodwind instruments, including materials and methods of teaching. Primarily for music majors and minors. Open to all students with previous musical experience if class size permits.
MUSI 143  Percussion Techniques  1.00  
Practical study of percussion instruments, including materials and methods of teaching. Open to all students if class size permits.
MUSI 145  English and Italian Diction  1.00  
Study of the rules of English and Italian lyric diction. Exercises and performance in each language.
MUSI 146  French and German Diction  1.00  
Study of the rules of French and German lyric diction. Exercises and performance in each language.
MUSI 150  Concert/Recital Class  0.00  
Attendance and evaluation of a specified number of concerts and recitals within and outside of class time. Required of music majors and minors. Open to all students. May be repeated .
MUSI 153  Piano Repertory I  1.00  
Survey of major works of the piano literature in their historical and stylistic contexts. From early Baroque to Mozart.
MUSI 160  Music Appreciation  3.00  
Study of the musical elements, forms, and stylistic periods in Western musical culture. Includes a discussion of composers' lives, individual styles, and representative works. Required listening.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Appreciation
  
MUSI 161  Music and World Culture  3.00  
Survey of non-Western musical cultures, including ethnic origins of folk and traditional music in America. Required listening. Open to all students.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Diversity
  • Global Awareness
  • Humanities - WLCP
  
MUSI 162  Songwriting  3.00  
The purpose of this course is to develop skills in songwriting through sharing musical stories while also performing, recording, and engaging in collaborative feedback. All students welcome, regardless of musical background. This course meets the requirement for University Studies: Fine and Applied Arts: Aesthetic Experience.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Fine Arts - Aesthetic Experience
  
MUSI 171  Ear Training I  1.00  
Basic drills in sight singing, melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation and keyboard harmony.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 172  Ear Training II  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 171.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 173  Theory I  3.00  
Study of scales, intervals, triad, triad inversions, melodic form, and basic harmonic progressions including primary chords. Music terminology and basic form concepts will be introduced. Introduction to non-harmonic tones and figured bass. Beginning elements of counterpoint, including first through fifth species contrapuntal writing, will be introduced.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 174  Theory II  3.00  
Continuation of MUSI 173. Study of melodic structures and continued examination and writing of non-harmonic tones. Expansion beyond primary chords including secondary diatonic chords, dominant and supertonic seventh chords, secondary dominant chords, and elementary modulation.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 189  Music Elective  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 192  Jazz Improvisation  1.00  
Extensive individual or group study in the theory and practice of musical performance, conducting, or musical group organization and promotion. Projects are designed in consultation with the instructor and/or the student's advisor. May be repeated for credit. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 200  Music Technology  1.00  
By the end of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge of technologies used by professional musicians and music educators. Possible topics include: music notation software; audio recording and editing; sequencing and MIDI; multimedia presentations; web publishing; and online resources.
MUSI 202  Class Piano III  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 103. Further development of piano skills.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 203  Class Piano IV  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 202. Completion of skills necessary to pass the piano proficiency exam.
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MUSI 220  Applied Music Flute/Piccolo  4.00  
Private instruction in Flute/Piccolo. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 221  Applied Music Oboe/English Horn  4.00  
Private instruction in Oboe/English horn. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 222  Applied Music-Clarinet  4.00  
Private instruction in Clarinet. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 223  Applied Music-Saxophone  4.00  
Private instruction in Saxophone. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 224  Applied Music-Bassoon  4.00  
Private instruction in Bassoon. Open to instrumental, keyboard, and vocal performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 225  Applied Music-French Horn  4.00  
Private instruction in French Horn. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 226  Applied Music-Trumpet  4.00  
Private instruction in Trumpet. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 227  Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium  4.00  
Private instruction in Trombone/Euphonium. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 228  Applied Music-Tuba  4.00  
Private instruction in Tuba. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and instructor consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 229  Applied Music-Percussion  4.00  
Private instruction in Percussion. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 230  Applied Music-Guitar  4.00  
Private instruction in Guitar. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 232  Applied Music-Violin  4.00  
Private instruction in Violin. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 233  Applied Music-Viola  4.00  
Private instruction in Viola. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 234  Applied Music-Cello  4.00  
Private instruction in Cello. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 235  Applied Music-String Bass  4.00  
Private instruction in String Bass. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 236  Applied Music-Piano  4.00  
Private instruction in Piano. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 237  Applied Music-Organ  4.00  
Private instruction in Organ. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 238  Applied Music-Accordion  4.00  
Private instruction in accordion. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument . Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 239  Applied Music-Voice  4.00  
Private instruction in Voice. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 241  Brass Techniques  1.00  
Practical study of five of the most common brass instruments: trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Primarily for music majors and minors but open to all students if class size permits. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 243  String Techniques  1.00  
Practical study of the orchestral stringed instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, including materials and methods of teaching. Primarily for music majors and minors, but open to all students with previous musical experience if class size permits. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 253  Piano Repertory II  1.00  
Survey of major works of the piano literature in their historical and stylistic contexts. From Beethoven to the end of the Romantic era.
MUSI 266  Jazz Appreciation  3.00  
History of jazz from its beginnings to its most progressive trends, using compositions and recordings to trace its stylistic and technical developments. Open to all students.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Diversity
  • Fine Arts - Appreciation
  
MUSI 271  Ear Training III  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 172. Sight singing, melodic and harmonic dictation, keyboard harmony, and rhythm exercises.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 272  Ear Training IV  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 271. Sight singing, melodic and harmonic dictation, keyboard harmony, and rhythm exercises.
Prerequisites:
    Requirement to enroll in MUSI 272 is completion of MUSI 271, concurrent enrollment in MUSI 203 and, MUSI 273, or instructor consent.
  
MUSI 273  Theory III  3.00  
Continuation of MUSI 174. Study of secondary leading-tone chords, diatonic sequences, and tonicization. Analysis of works and part writing included. Further study of counterpoint will include techniques of four-part imitative and non-imitative polyphonic styles of the Renaissance and Baroque period, learned through analysis and writing.
Prerequisites:
    Requirement for enrolling in MUSIC 273: Completion of MUSI 174, Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 203, and MUSI 272, or instructor consent.
  
MUSI 274  Theory IV  3.00  
Continuation of MUSI 273. Study of modal mixture, Neapolitan sixth chords, augmented sixth chords, chromatic modulation, serialism, and study and application of set theory.
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MUSI 275  Composition  1.00  
Organization of musical ideas into logical and homogeneous form. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 174, or consent of instructor.
  
MUSI 289  Music Elective  1.00-9.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 289AE  Music Elective Aesthetic Experience  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
MUSI 289AH  Music Elective Art-History  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
MUSI 289DV  Music Elective Diversity  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
MUSI 289GA  Music Elective Global Awareness  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Global Awareness
  
MUSI 289PP  MUSI Piano Proficiency Exam  0.00  
Proficiency Exam verification from Music Department required.
MUSI 301  Study Abroad  1.00-6.00  
Field trips designed by the Music Department faculty to give students direct experiences in foreign countries. Each program includes musical performances, preparatory reading, orientation meetings, a faculty-supervised study tour, and a detailed written evaluation of learning situations associated with the course. With consent of the relevant program and content adaptation, programs provided by other agencies can be considered for this credit. Students must obtain approval for taking these courses prior to participation. Otherwise the course may not count. For specific degree requirements, consult your advisor. Course can be repeated only if the content is different.
MUSI 307  UWS Singers  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for advanced choral musicians. Approximately three to four performance opportunities per semester, both on an off-campus. Field trip participation required. Open to all students by audition. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 308  Percussion Ensemble  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for percussion ensembles. Offered to advanced performers provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 309  Jazz Combo  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for jazz combos. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 310  Chorale  1.00  
Study and performance of a variety of choral literature, including choral/orchestral masterworks. Approximately two to three performance opportunities per semester, both on and off-campus. Field trip participation required. Open to all students by audition. May be repeated for credit.credit.
MUSI 311  Jazz Ensemble  1.00  
Study and preparation for performance of jazz band literature from the swing era through the most progressive trends. Open to all students by audition. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 312  Symphonic Band  1.00  
Study and preparation for performance of college band and wind ensemble literature. Open to all students by audition. Some university-owned instruments available. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 313  Chamber Ensemble  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for small chamber ensembles, including string ensembles, winds/strings with piano, four-hand piano and two piano repertoire. May be repeated for credit. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 314  University Orchestra  1.00  
Study and preparation for performance of literature for orchestra and chamber orchestra from the 17th to 20th centuries. Open to all students by audition. Some university-owned instruments available. Field trip participation required. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 315  Chamber Winds  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for mixed ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 317  Opera Workshop  1.00  
Provides progressive training in the art of music and drama culminating in a performance of opera, operetta, musical theatre, and/or scenes. May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 318  Global Percussion Ensemble  1.00  
Study and performance of music suitable for steel drum ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
MUSI 320  Applied Music-Flute/Piccolo  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Flute/Piccolo. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing of Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 321  Applied Music-Oboe/English Horn  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Oboe/English Horn. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing of Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 322  Applied Music-Clarinet  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Clarinet. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing of Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 323  Applied Music-Saxophone  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Saxophone. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing of Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 324  Applied Music-Bassoon  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Bassoon. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 325  Applied Music-French Horn  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in French Horn. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 326  Applied Music-Trumpet  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Trumpet. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instruments. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 327  Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Trombone/Euphonium. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instruments. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 328  Applied Music-Tuba  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Tuba. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instruments. Passing Advanced Standing Eam is required to take this course.
MUSI 329  Applied Music-Percussion  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Percussion. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instruments. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 330  Applied Music-Guitar  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Guitar. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instruments. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 332  Applied Music-Violin  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Violin. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instruments. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 333  Applied Music-Viola  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Viola. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 334  Applied Music-Cello  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Cello. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing in Applied Music Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 335  Applied Music-String Bass  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in String Bass. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing in Applied Music Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 336  Applied Music-Piano  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Piano. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing in Applied Music Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 337  Applied Music-Organ  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Organ. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing in Applied Music Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 338  Applied Music-Accordion  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in accordion. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 339  Applied Music-Voice  1.00-2.00  
Private instruction in Voice.Open to all students. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing in Applied Music Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 351  Brass Repertory/Pedagogy  1.00  
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various brass instruments. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
MUSI 352  Woodwind Repertory/Pedagogy  1.00  
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various woodwind instruments. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
MUSI 353  Piano Repertory III  1.00  
Survey of major works of the piano literature in their historical and stylistic contexts. From the late 19th century to present.
MUSI 354  Organ Repertory  1.00  
A survey of organ literature, performance practices, and organ design from antiquity to the present.
MUSI 355  String Repertory/Pedagogy  1.00  
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various string instruments. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
MUSI 356  Vocal Repertory  1.00  
Study of repertoire for solo voice.
Prerequisites:
    Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
  
MUSI 357  Percussion Repertory/Pedagogy  1.00  
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for percussion. Instructor consent is required to take this course. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 362  Music History I  3.00  
The study of the development of music literature in the Western world from Antiquity through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and Pre-Classical. Acquaints students with major forms and styles of music with formal and harmonic analysis of selected examples. Illustrative materials include recordings and scores. Attention given to placing composers and musical styles within historical contexts.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 363  Music History II  3.00  
Continuation of MUSI 362. The study of the development of music literature in the Western world from Classical through the Romantic, Post-Romantic, Twentieth Century and Twenty-First Century. Acquaints students with major forms and styles of music with formal and harmonic analysis of selected examples. Illustrative materials include recordings and scores. Attention given to placing composers and musical styles within historical contexts.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 367  Marching Band Techniques  1.00  
Curriculum, materials and organization of the Marching Band component of instrumental music for the secondary school.
MUSI 370  Vocal Pedagogy  2.00  
Study of vocal technique and physiology as it pertains to singing and the teaching of singing. This will be achieved through lectures, readings, discussions, written assignments, teaching and observations.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 374  Orchestration  2.00  
Theoretical study of musical instruments. Scoring for band and orchestra and arranging/adapting music for a variety of performance situations.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 379  Jazz Band Techniques  1.00  
Study of the essential skills required of jazz educators, with a primary focus on teaching jazz at the middle school and high school level. Survey of jazz ensemble literature.
Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite for taking this course is admittance to Music Major with Junior class standing.
  
MUSI 380  Conducting I  2.00  
Introduction to the art of conducting with a focus on the grammar of conducting, communication through gesture, and score study.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 387  Keyboard Pedagogy  2.00  
Exploration of the fundamentals of piano teaching, including the learning process and its application to young learners, a review of teaching materials for the elementary student, and specific aspects of organ pedagogy. Emphasis on independent studio management and planning.
MUSI 389  Music Elective  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 390  Conducting II  1.00  
Continuation of MUSI 380 with emphasis on advanced techniques used while conducting ensembles in the student's primary area: band, choral, or orchestral.
Prerequisites:
  
MUSI 391  Collaborative Keyboard  1.00  
Introduction to collaborative keyboard preparation and performance. Topics include categories of repertoire, sound and ensemble issues, quick study, and professional behavior. May be repeated for credit. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 392  Jazz Improvisation  1.00  
Extensive individual or group study in the theory and practice of musical performance, conducting, or musical group organization and promotion. Projects are designed in consultation with the instructor and/or the student's advisor. May be repeated for credit. Audition and consent of Music Faculty are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 394  Piano Technology  1.00  
Study of basic piano operation and maintenance with opportunity for hands-on experience.
MUSI 395  Half Recital  1.00  
Public performance of a 30-minute program of serious musical content. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
MUSI 420  Applied Music-Flute/Piccolo  4.00  
Private instruction in Flute/Piccolo. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 421  Applied Music-Oboe/English Horn  4.00  
Private instruction in Oboe/English Horn. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 422  Applied Music-Clarinet  4.00  
Private instruction in Clarinet. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 423  Applied Music-Saxophone  4.00  
Private instruction in Saxophone. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 424  Applied Music-Bassoon  4.00  
Private instruction in Bassoon. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 425  Applied Music-French Horn  4.00  
Private instruction in French Horn. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 426  Applied Music-Trumpet  4.00  
Private instruction in Trumpet. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 427  Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium  4.00  
Private instruction in Trombone/Euphonium. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 428  Applied Music-Tuba  4.00  
Private instruction in Tuba. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 429  Applied Music-Percussion  4.00  
Private instruction in Percussion. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 430  Applied Music-Guitar  4.00  
Private instruction in Guitar. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 432  Applied Music-Violin  4.00  
Private instruction in Violin. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 433  Applied Music-Viola  4.00  
Private instruction in Viola. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 434  Applied Music-Cello  4.00  
Private instruction in Cello. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 435  Applied Music-String Bass  4.00  
Private instruction in String Bass. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 436  Applied Music-Piano  4.00  
Private instruction in Piano. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 437  Applied Music-Organ  4.00  
Private instruction in Organ. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 438  Applied Music-Accordion  4.00  
Private instruction in accordion. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 439  Applied Music-Voice  4.00  
Private instruction in Voice. Open to performance majors only. May be repeated for credit. No fees for full-time music majors studying their major instrument. Passing Advanced Standing Exam is required to take this course.
MUSI 489  Music Elective  99.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 489AE  Music Elective Aesthetic Experience  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
MUSI 489AH  Music Elective Art History  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
MUSI 489DV  Music Elective Diversity  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
MUSI 489GA  Music Elective Global Awareness  1.00-12.00  
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
University Studies Requirements:
  • Global Awareness
  
MUSI 490  Independent Study  1.00-4.00  
For advanced music students who have shown themselves capable of independent work. Research topic selected in consultation with the faculty member who will supervise the student.
Prerequisites:
    Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
  
MUSI 495  Full Recital  2.00  
Public performance of a 60-minute program of serious musical content.
Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 395 and permission of faculty in area of applied study.
  
MUSI 498  Music Capstone Experience  0.00  
Public presentation or performance of student's capstone project.