Covers Generative Media in all its forms. Lectures, workshops, discussions, one semester-length project, shorter individual exercises and readings. Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar with advanced undergraduates and MFA students with permission of instructor. 3 units.
Weekly independent studies at the doctoral level with a member of the graduate faculty in composition. 3 units.
The exploration of significant interpretive and performance-practice issues as they affect a specific repertory. Weekly meetings with a member of the graduate faculty. Consent of instructor and director of graduate studies required. 3 units.
With the consent of a graduate faculty member and the approval of the director of graduate studies, the student will undertake a specialized research project of his/her own choosing. 3 units.
A theoretical and methodological exploration of ethnomusicological approaches to the study of music and related expressive forms. Topics vary. 3 units.
The topics of this course change each semester. Selected topics. 3 units.
A practical seminar in which participants will be expected to perform, to introduce the work to be played or sung, and to outline its interpretative problems. A list of the music concerned will be posted in advance, and all students will participate in the study (if not necessarily in the performance) of the works announced. It is expected that the seminar will cover most periods, from Gregorian chant to 20th century repertories. Consent of instructor required. 3 units.