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MUSAP 133 Basic Keyboard (2) VLPA
Keyboard harmony and simple keyboard pieces. Class instruction. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSIC 116.

MUSAP 134 Basic Keyboard (2) VLPA
Keyboard harmony and simple keyboard pieces. Class instruction. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 133.

MUSAP 135 Basic Keyboard (2) VLPA
Keyboard harmony and simple keyboard pieces. Class instruction. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 134.

MUSAP 136 Basic Jazz Keyboard (2, max. 6) VLPA Seales
Basics of jazz and pop chord voicings, reading lead sheets, basic accompanying in various jazz and pop styles. Audition required.

MUSAP 137 Class Instruction: Voice (1) VLPA
Basic fundamentals of good singing: breathing, diction, voice focus. Materials include mainly early Italian art songs, some English and French songs. Audition required.

MUSAP 138 Class Instruction: Voice (1) VLPA
Basic fundamentals of good singing: breathing, diction, voice focus. Materials include mainly early Italian art songs, some English and French songs. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 137.

MUSAP 139 Class Instruction: Voice (1) VLPA
Basic fundamentals of good singing: breathing, diction, voice focus. Materials include mainly early Italian art songs, some English and French songs. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 138.

MUSAP 205 String Techniques (2, max. 12) VLPA
Designed to prepare music education students to teach beginning and intermediate strings in the public schools.

MUSAP 210 Wind Techniques (2, max. 12) VLPA
Designed to prepare music education students to teach beginning and intermediate woodwinds and brass in the public schools.
Instructor Course Description: David A Sloan

MUSAP 217 Percussion Techniques (2, max. 4) VLPA Collier
The study of basic percussion techniques as they apply to music in the public schools. Acquaints the prospective music education major with percussion performance and teaching techniques.
Instructor Course Description: Melanie A Voytovich

MUSAP 218 Guitar Techniques (2, max. 4) VLPA Partington
Includes exercises to develop a good basic technique emphasizing correct position and movement of both hands, basic folk song accompaniments including a variety of strums, finger picking patterns, hammering on and bass runs, reading guitar music, classical pieces, special effects, and access to other styles. Offered: W.

MUSAP 233 Secondary Piano (2) VLPA
Focus is on advanced keyboard skills and piano repertoire. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 135.

MUSAP 234 Secondary Piano (2) VLPA
Focus is on advanced keyboard skills and piano repertoire. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 233.

MUSAP 235 Secondary Piano (2) VLPA
Focus is on advanced keyboard skills and piano repertoire. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 234.

MUSAP 237 Secondary Class Instruction: Voice (2, max. 6) VLPA
Continuation of basic fundamentals of good singing: breathing, diction, voice focus, and repertoire. Designed for students not yet prepared for private instruction. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 139.

MUSAP 239 Secondary Piano (2, max. 8) VLPA
Intermediate level keyboard repertory. Private instruction. Audition required. Prerequisite: MUSAP 235.

MUSAP 389 World Music (2, max. 24) VLPA/I&S
World music traditions taught by visiting native artists. Consult ethnomusicology staff for current offerings. Intended for undergraduate majors. Audition required. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Kedmon Mapana

MUSAP 442 Jazz and Non-Western Drumming Techniques (2/3, max. 18) VLPA Collier
Focused study of American jazz drumming and/or hand drumming techniques of various world music cultures to broaden the skills of percussion students, preparing them for new demands of contemporary musical styles. Designed primarily for music undergraduates enrolled in the percussion program. Audition required.

MUSAP 443 Percussion Lab (1, max. 12) Collier, Crusoe, Poor
Primarily for percussion majors. Includes techniques and topics not normally covered in private lessons. Non-percussion music majors with permission of instructor. Offered: AWSp.

MUSAP 589 World Music Laboratory (2, max. 24)
World music traditions taught by visiting artists with emphasis on cultural pedagogy and traditional theory. The particular culture studied changes from year to year. Required of all graduate students in ethnomusicology. Audition required. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Kedmon Mapana