Music

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Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the UW-Superior Music Department has a long-standing reputation for training excellent musicians. This enables our graduates to gain admission to leading graduate schools and to hold positions as performers, teachers and professors throughout the United States and abroad.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Dr. Erin Aldridge, Professor (Orchestra, Violin)
Dr. Pamela Bustos, Associate Professor (Band, Clarinet, Music Education)
Dr. Vicki Fingalson, Associate Professor (Voice, Opera Workshop)
Dr. Michael Fuchs, Assistant Professor (Choir, Music Education)
Dr. Lois Veenhoven Guderian, Associate Professor (Music Education Coordinator)
Dr. Brett Jones, Professor (Percussion, Department Chair)
Dr. Greg Kehl Moore, Professor (Jazz Studies, Saxophone)
Dr. Hector Landa, Assistant Professor (Piano)

Cooperating Academic Staff

Dennis Berryhill, Senior Lecturer (Piano Technology)
Dr. Derek Bromme, Senior Lecturer (Low Brass)
Ian Deterling, Lecturer (Music Technology)
Kimberlie Dillon, Senior Lecturer (Oboe)
Dr. Thomas Hamilton, Senior Lecturer (Organ)
Kevin Hoeschen, Senior Lecturer (Viola)
Dr. Betsy Husby, Senior Lecturer (Cello)
Jacob Jonker, Lecturer (Guitar)
Dr. Jeffrey Madison, Senior Lecturer (Voice)
Deborah Rausch, Senior Lecturer (French Horn)
Michael Roemhildt, Senior Lecturer (Bassoon)
Earl Salemink, Senior Lecturer (Trumpet)
Alexander Sandor, Senior Lecturer (Piano)
Melanie Sever, Senior Lecturer (Flute)
Zoë Scherer, Department Program Associate

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MUSED - Music Education
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
MUSED 165Introduction to Music Education1.00
MUSED 165 Introduction to Music Education provides students with an orientation to music teaching and learning in the schools. Students are introduced to philosophical premises and theories that underlie music education, an overview of the history of music education, and experience current trends and approaches to music education practiced in the United States. Includes observing in the schools and hands on participation in methodologies.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSI 174
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSED 369Choral Pedagogy and Literature2.00
Survey of choral literature from a variety of historical periods, including the Renaissance, Baroque, Classico-Romantic, and modern periods; survey of choral literature appropriate for children's choirs and school choirs; choral warm-up procedures and exercises; and evaluation of pitch and rhythmic errors, tone, tuning, and blend issues.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 380.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSED 370General Music Methods3.00
Preparation for teaching and learning in general music grades Pre-K-8. Students study principles of learning, educational theories and philosophies as applied to music education, and that underpin the design of curriculum and instruction in general music. Under the broad aim that children and youth learn to respond to music, perform and create music in ways that support lifelong engagement in music, higher education students become aware of methodologies, materials, technologies, curricula and resources for teaching and learning in general music. In alignment with local, state and national standards for music education in the United States, and according to the physical, cognitive and emotional development of children and youths, students learn how to develop daily and unit lesson plans, how to design instruction and how to evaluate and assess student learning in general music education. Students learn techniques for age-appropriate classroom management. Students learn about various models and approaches to middle school general music. Students are directed to professional organizations, journals and research that support their future careers and the development of a personal philosophy of teaching and learning in music. Includes applied fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSED 371Choral Methods and Literature3.00
A study of the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage and teach choral ensembles in grades six through twelve. Students will learn rehearsal techniques, choral warm-ups, classroom management tools, and curricular/program development. This course will also feature a brief survey of choral music with an emphasis on literature appropriate for children's and school choirs. Includes applied fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSI 380 and admission to the Teacher Education Program
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSED 372Instrumental Methods and Literature3.00
A Study of the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage and teach instrumental ensembles in grades six through twelve. Students will learn rehearsal techniques, classroom management tools, and curricular/program development. This course will also feature a brief survey of band and orchestra music with an emphasis on literature appropriate for middle school and high school band and orchestra ensembles. Includes applied fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSI 380 and admission to the Teacher Education Program
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSED 382Elementary General Music Methods2.00
Preparation for teaching and learning in general music grades PreK-5 according to children's physical, cognitive and emotional development and current educational and philosophical theories as applied to music education. Students learn how to design curriculum, daily and unit lesson plans according to local, state and national standards for music education, and develop understanding and skills in instructional and assessment strategies common to American methods of music education. Includes fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSED 383Teaching Music in the Elementary School3.00
This course is designed for students pursuing licensure in elementary education. Students develop knowledge, skills and understandings for teaching and learning in integrated and interdisciplinary forms of music education that support learning in the various content areas of the general curriculum grades 4K-9. In support of children and youths’ cognitive, affective, physical and social growth, MUSED 383 students study children and youths’ developmental considerations for teaching and learning in music and develop basic strategies in song teaching, classroom instrument playing, integrated lesson design and sequencing of instruction. Students experience several forms of integrated and interdisciplinary music education, are made aware of the possibilities for connecting music with learning in other subjects and where collaboration between general music educators and classroom educators might be possible. Included: assessment, evaluation, differentiated instruction, culturally responsive teaching and learning, special education and management as applied to music education and integrated music education. Includes fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSED 384Secondary Choral Methods2.00
A study of the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage and teach a secondary choral program. Study of rehearsal technique and management issues is combined with examination of choral literature and performance practice.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 380 and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSED 385Instrumental Methods2.00
Curriculum, materials, organization, conducting, and administration of instrumental music for the upper elementary grades and the secondary school.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSED 386Secondary General Music Methods2.00
Preparation for teaching and learning in general music grades 6-12 according to the physical, cognitive and emotional development of youths and current educational and philosophical theories as applied to music education. Students learn how to design curriculum, daily and unit lesson plans, instruction and assessments according to local, state and national standards for music education in the United States. Additionally, students study course design and school scheduling for middle and high school education. Includes fieldwork.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSED 382 and admission to Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSED 388Secondary Band and Orchestra Literature2.00
Survey of high school band and orchestra literature with emphasis on rehearsal problems, difficulties for individual instruments, and conducting problems.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
 
MUSI - Music
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
MUSI 102Class Piano I1.00
Basic course in elements of piano playing.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 103Class Piano II1.00
Continuation of MUSI 102.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 102; co-requisite is MUSI 172 and MUSI 174, or instructor consent.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 104Brass Ensemble0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for brass 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 105Woodwind Ensemble0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for woodwind 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 107UWS Singers0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 108Percussion Ensemble0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 109Jazz Combo0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 110Chorale0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 111Jazz Band0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 112Symphonic Band0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 113Chamber Ensemble0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for piano 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 114University Orchestra0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 115Chamber Winds0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 116Men's Choir0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for male choir. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
University Studies Requirements:
Fine Arts - Aesthetic
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 117Opera Workshop0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 118Global Percussion Ensemble0.00 - 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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 120Applied Music-Flute/Piccolo1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 121Applied Music-Oboe/English Horn1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 122Applied Music-Clarinet1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 123Applied Music-Saxophone1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 124Applied Music-Bassoon1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 125Applied Music-French Horn1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 126Applied Music-Trumpet1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 127Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium1.00 - 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.
University Studies Requirements:
Fine Arts - Aesthetic
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 128Applied Music-Tuba1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 129Applied Music-Percussion1.00 - 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.
University Studies Requirements:
Fine Arts - Aesthetic
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 130Applied Music-Guitar1.00 - 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.
University Studies Requirements:
Fine Arts - Aesthetic
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 131Applied Music-Harp1.00 - 2.00
Private instruction in Harp. 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.
University Studies Requirements:
Fine Arts - Aesthetic
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 132Applied Music-Violin1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 133Applied Music-Viola1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 134Applied Music-Cello1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 135Applied Music-String Bass1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 136Applied Music-Piano1.00 - 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.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for this course is consent of Music Faculty in area of applied study/or an audition.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 137Applied Music-Organ1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 139Applied Music-Voice1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 140Vocal Techniques1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSI 141Woodwind Techniques1.00
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.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSI 143Percussion Techniques1.00
Practical study of percussion instruments, including materials and methods of teaching. Open to all students if class size permits.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSI 145English and Italian Diction1.00
Study of the rules of English and Italian lyric diction. Exercises and performance in each language.
MUSI 146French and German Diction1.00
Study of the rules of French and German lyric diction. Exercises and performance in each language.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSI 150Concert/Recital Class0.00
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 .
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 151Brass Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various brass instruments and voices. Audition or consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 152Woodwind Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various Woodwind instruments and voices. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 153Piano Repertory1.00
Study of repertoire for solo piano. May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 154Organ Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for organ. May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 155String Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various string instruments. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 157Percussion Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for percussion. Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 160Music Appreciation3.00
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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 161Music and World Culture3.00
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
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 170Introduction To Music3.00
This is the first music education course in the two-course preparation for the elementary education degree program. Goals: development of Western music skills and understanding in music, reading, playing, singing, informed listening skills, understanding in beginning music theory and applied creative thinking in music for lifelong social music taking. Music majors and minors may not apply this course toward their major or minor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 171Ear Training I1.00
Basic drills in sight singing, melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation and keyboard harmony.
Prerequisites:
Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 173 and MUSI 171 is required.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 172Ear Training II1.00
Continuation of MUSI 171.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 171. Co-requisites for taking this course is MUSI 174.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 173Theory I3.00
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:
Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 173 and MUSI 171 is required.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 174Theory II3.00
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:
Completion of MUSI 171 and 173. Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 172 and 174 is required.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 187Piano Pedagogy2.00
Intensive study and evaluation of the various methods books used in piano teaching, both for beginners and intermediate level literature. Presentation of related pedagogy problems encountered in piano teaching.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of three years of private piano study.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 189Music Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 191Keyboard Accompanying1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 192Jazz Improvisation1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 200Music Technology1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 202Class Piano III1.00
Continuation of MUSI 103. Further development of piano skills.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 103.
MUSI 203Class Piano IV1.00
Continuation of MUSI 202. Completion of skills necessary to pass the piano proficiency exam.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for this course is completion of MUSI 202, and co-requisite is MUSI 272 and MUSI 274.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 220Applied Music Flute/Piccolo4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 221Applied Music Oboe/English Horn4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 222Applied Music-Clarinet4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 223Applied Music-Saxophone4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 224Applied Music-Bassoon4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 225Applied Music-French Horn4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 226Applied Music-Trumpet4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 227Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 228Applied Music-Tuba4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 229Applied Music-Percussion4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 230Applied Music-Guitar4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 231Applied Music-Harp4.00
Private instruction in Harp. 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 232Applied Music-Violin4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 233Applied Music-Viola4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 234Applied Music-Cello4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 235Applied Music-String Bass4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 236Applied Music-Piano4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 237Applied Music-Organ4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 239Applied Music-Voice4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 241Brass Techniques1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSI 243String Techniques1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSI 266Jazz Appreciation3.00
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
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 271Ear Training III1.00
Sight singing, melodic and harmonic dictation, keyboard harmony, and rhythm drills to coincide with material covered in MUSI 273.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 172, MUSI 173, MUSI 174; co-requisites is MUSI 273.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 272Ear Training IV1.00
Continuation of MUSI 271 with ear training exercises to coincide with material covered in MUSI 274.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is MUSI 271; co-requisite is MUSI 274.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 273Theory III3.00
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:
Completion of MUSI 174 and MUSI 172. Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 271 is required.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 274Theory IV3.00
Continuation of MUSI 273. Study of modal mixture, Neapolitan sixth chords, augmented sixth chords, chromatic modulation, serialism, and study and application of set theory.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSI 273 and MUSI 271. Concurrent enrollment in MUSI 272 is required.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 275Composition1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 289Music Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 301Study Abroad1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
MUSI 304Brass Ensemble0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for brass ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 305Woodwind Ensemble0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for woodwind ensembles. Offered to advanced performers provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 307UWS Singers0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 308Percussion Ensemble0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 309Jazz Combo0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 310Chorale0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 311Jazz Ensemble I0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 312Symphonic Band0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 313Chamber Ensemble0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for piano ensembles. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 314University Orchestra0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 315Chamber Winds0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 316Men's Choir0.00 - 1.00
Study and performance of music suitable for male choir. Offered provided a sufficient number of students register to make a practicable group. May be repeated for credit.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 317Opera Workshop0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 318Global Percussion Ensemble0.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall or Spring Terms
MUSI 320Applied Music-Flute/Piccolo1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 321Applied Music-Oboe/English Horn1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 322Applied Music-Clarinet1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 323Applied Music-Saxophone1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 324Applied Music-Bassoon1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 325Applied Music-French Horn1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 326Applied Music-Trumpet1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 327Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 328Applied Music-Tuba1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 329Applied Music-Percussion1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 330Applied Music-Guitar1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 331Applied Music-Harp1.00 - 2.00
Private instruction in Harp. 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 332Applied Music-Violin1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 333Applied Music-Viola1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 334Applied Music-Cello1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 335Applied Music-String Bass1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 336Applied Music-Piano1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 337Applied Music-Organ1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 338Applied Music-Harpsichord1.00 - 2.00
Private instruction in Harpsichord. 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.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is passing of Advanced Standing Exam in Applied Music.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 339Applied Music-Voice1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 351Brass Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various brass instruments. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 352Woodwind Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various woodwind instruments. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 353Piano Repertory1.00
Study of repertoire for solo piano. May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 354Organ Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for Organ. May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 355String Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for various string instruments. Instructor consent is required to take this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 356Vocal Repertory1.00
Study of repertoire for solo voice.
Prerequisites:
Consent of cooperating Instructor and Department Chair.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 357Percussion Repertory/Pedagogy1.00
Study of repertoire and pedagogy for percussion. Instructor consent is required to take this course. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 362Music History I3.00
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:
Completion of MUSI 274
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 363Music History II3.00
ontinuation 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:
Completion of MUSI 274
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 365Music History III3.00
Continuation of MUSI 364. Includes the transition to the Romantic through the modern periods. Illustrative materials include recordings and scores. Required listening.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 364 and MUSI 274.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 367Marching Band Techniques1.00
Curriculum, materials and organization of the Marching Band component of instrumental music for the secondary school.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSI 370Vocal Pedagogy2.00
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:
Co-requisite for taking this course is enrollment in MUSI 239, MUSI 339, or MUSI 439.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSI 372Counterpoint2.00
Techniques of 2-, 3-, and 4-part imitative and non-imitative polyphonic styles of the Renaissance and Baroque period, learned through analysis and writing. Students will use their knowledge by arranging and adapting this music to meet the needs and ability levels of school music ensembles.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 274.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 374Orchestration2.00
Theoretical study of musical instruments. Scoring for band and orchestra and arranging/adapting music for a variety of performance situations.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 274.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Every Other Year
MUSI 379Jazz Band Techniques1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
MUSI 380Conducting I2.00
Introduction to the art of conducting with a focus on the grammar of conducting, communication through gesture, and score study.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSI 271 and 273
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
MUSI 381Conducting II2.00
Continuation of MUSI 380 with emphasis on techniques used in conducting instrumental ensembles.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of MUSI 380.
MUSI 389Music Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 390Conducting II1.00
Continuation of MUSI 380 with emphasis on advanced techniques used while conducting ensembles in the student's primary area: band, choral, or orchestral.
Prerequisites:
Completion of MUSI 380
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
MUSI 391Keyboard Accompanying1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 392Jazz Improvisation1.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
MUSI 394Piano Technology1.00
Study of basic piano operation and maintenance with opportunity for hands-on experience.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
MUSI 395Half Recital1.00
Public performance of a 30-minute program of serious musical content. Audition and Music Faculty consent are required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 420Applied Music-Flute/Piccolo4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 421Applied Music-Oboe/English Horn4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 422Applied Music-Clarinet4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 423Applied Music-Saxophone4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 424Applied Music-Bassoon4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 425Applied Music-French Horn4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 426Applied Music-Trumpet4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 427Applied Music-Trombone/Euphonium4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 428Applied Music-Tuba4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 429Applied Music-Percussion4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 430Applied Music-Guitar4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 431Applied Music-Harp4.00
Private instruction in Harp. 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 432Applied Music-Violin4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 433Applied Music-Viola4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 434Applied Music-Cello4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 435Applied Music-String Bass4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 436Applied Music-Piano4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 437Applied Music-Organ4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 439Applied Music-Voice4.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 489Music Elective0.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
MUSI 490Independent Study1.00 - 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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 495Full Recital2.00
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.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
MUSI 498Music Capstone Experience0.00
Public presentation or performance of student's capstone project.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

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Music Department
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center 1100
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8115
Email: music@uwsuper.edu