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MUS 209 CONTEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT AND COMPOSITION

MUS 209 – Contemporary Arrangement and Composition

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  MUS 209 Contemporary Arrangement and Composition

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in MUS 106 or placement

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: The student is exposed to the techniques involved in providing musical settings for any size performance group and encouraged to exercise his/her creative ability through the use of technical tools.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. compose at least two compositions for different media; and
  2. analyze assigned repertoire for components of contemporary music composition.