Fall 2019 Music Classes

World Music                                         

This course explores global music in cultural context, and includes examination of traditional ritualistic music as well as modern transformations. Prerequisite: None.  MUS 155 AGX


Introduction to the Language of Music

Introduction to basics of written notation and composition, including introductory music reading, ear training, and keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None. MUS 140 B 001


Piano Class

This course is for students with no previous keyboard experience. Students will learn the basics of the keyboard, rhythms, sight-reading, technique, scales, patterns, intervals, piano repertoire from diverse styles and time periods, and the ways in which music comes together as a whole. Prerequisite: None. MUS 101 B


West African Drumming

A performance-based drumming class with an emphasis on the role of drumming in a variety of West African cultures and the transformation of such styles in cultures throughout the world. Prerequisites: None. MUS 111A BG


Middle Eastern Drumming and Culture

Students will learn and perform basic techniques on percussion instruments representing a variety of Middle Eastern cultures.  Prerequisites: None.  MUS  111  B BG




Create Music Lab


young girl playing violin


A new music summer camp

for middle school students!


June 24-29, 2019
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Age: Completing Grades 6-8
Tuition: $315


This is a week-long camp experience in which middle school students are invited to collaborate with peers to explore composition, harmony and project-based musical work. This camp offers students leadership and mentorship opportunities within the context of creating music. A core component of this camp is the mentorship lab which encourages High School Musicians who are interested in Music Education to mentor younger students.
Click here for more information and to sign up.