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Music course catalog

2017-18

GAIL BALDWIN, Part-time Instructor, Piano
B.A., Saint Ambrose; M.S., Wisconsin-Platteville

JACOB BANCKS, Assistant Professor, Musicianship, Composition
B.M., Wheaton; M.M., Eastman; Ph.D., Chicago

KARA BANCKS, Part-time Instructor, Clarinet
B.M., Wheaton; M.M. Eastman

SUSAN BAWDEN, Part-time Instructor, Bassoon, Woodwind Methods
B.M., Iowa

SARAH BURNS, Visiting Assistant Professor, Music Education
B.S., Fredd-Hardeman College; M.M., Capital; D.M.A., Shenandoah

DANIEL CHETEL, Director of Orchestral Activities, Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Conducting, Art of Listening
A.B., Harvard; M.M., Maryland; D.M.A., Kentucky

GARY CICCOTELLI, Part-time Instructor, Drum Set
B.M.E., Augustana College

MICHELLE CROUCH, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, Opera, Musicianship
B.Ch.M., Prairie; B.M., M.M., Alberta; D.M.A., Iowa

JOHN CUMMINS, Part-time Instructor
B.M., University of Minnesota; M.M., Iowa

DEBORAH DAKIN, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Viola, Music Appreciation
B.M., New School; M.M., SUNY–Binghamton; D.M.A., Iowa

DORTHA DEWIT, Part-time Instructor, Violin
B.A., Oberlin; M.A., Indiana

SHEILA DOAK, Part-time Instructor, Piano
B.M., Northwestern

JANINA EHRLICH, Professor, Cello, Music Appreciation, Music History
B.M., Drake; M.M., Indiana; D.M.A., Iowa

ROBERT ELFLINE, Associate Professor, Piano, Music Appreciation, Musicianship, Senior Inquiry
B.M., Illinois Wesleyan; M.M., Rice; D.M.A., Cincinnati

MARGARET ELLIS, Instructor of Music and Physical Education and Administrative Assistant of Music, Musicianship, Trumpet
B.M., Augustana; M.M., Northwestern

ERIN FREUND, Part-time Assistant Professor, Harp
B.M., Oberlin; M.M., D.M.A., Northwestern

RANDALL HALL, Associate Professor, Saxophone, Improvisation, Musicianship, Electronic Music, Music History
B.S., Warner Pacific; M.M., New England; D.M.A., Eastman, Premier Prix-CNR Boulogne-Billancourt

JOHN W. HILDRETH, Professor, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Music Appreciation
B.A., Concordia (Fort Wayne); B.Mus., M.M., Roosevelt; Ph.D., Northwestern

MAUREEN HOLMES, Part-time Instructor, Voice
B.M., Drake University; M.M., Westminister Choir College

JON HURTY, Gassman Family Endowed Chair in Music, Co-Chair, Director of Choral Activities, Augustana Choir, Chamber Singers, Conducting
B.A., Bethany; M.A., California State–Northridge; D.M.A., Illinois

SONJA HURTY, Adjunct Instructor, Voice, Cantilena Augustana, Musicianship
B.A., Bethany; M.A., California State–Northridge

RICK JAESCHKE, Associate Professor, Music Education, Concert Band, Music Appreciation
B.M., Susquehanna; M.M., James Madison; Ed.D., Columbia

SAMANTHA KEEHN, Assistant Professor, Low Brass, Brass Methods, Music Appreciation
B.M., Texas Tech; M.M., Baylor; D.M.A., Colorado

LEE KESSINGER, Part-time Instructor, Horn
B.M.E., Augustana

CYNTHIA LAMBRECHT, Part-time Instructor, Oboe, Woodwind Methods
B.M., Illinois State; M.M., Indiana

JAMES LAMBRECHT, Professor, Co-Chair, Director of Bands, Trumpet, Conducting, Brass Methods, Augustana Symphonic Band
B.M., Wisconsin–Whitewater; M.M., D.M., Indiana

GOLDEN LUND, Part-time Assistant Professor
B.M., University of Utah; M.M., Indiana; D.M.A., Nebraska

SAUL NACHE, Part-time Instructor, Voice
B.A., Western; M.M., Illinois

MARY NEIL, Professor, Piano, Musicianship
B.A., Western Illinois; M.F.A., D.M.A., Iowa

TONY OLIVER, Assistant Professor, Percussion, Percussion Methods, Music Appreciation, Percussion Ensemble
B.M., M.A., Iowa; D.M.A., Rutgers

JOSEPH OTT, Adjunct Instructor, Augustana Jazz Ensemble, Improvisation, Jazz History, Music Appreciation
B.S., Eastern Illinois

JOHN PFAUTZ, Professor, Voice, Church Music, West African Music
B.S., Eastern Nazarene; M.M., Missouri; D.M.A., West Virginia

RANDY POBANZ, Part-time Instructor, Guitar, Guitar Ensemble
B.A., M.M., Southern Illinois

SANGEETHA RAYAPATI, Professor, Voice, Diction, Vocal Pedagogy, Senior Inquiry
B.M., Valparaiso; M.M., D.M.A., Minnesota

CHARLES SCHMIDT, Assistant Professor, Piano, Class Piano, Musicianship
B.A., M.M., Missouri-Kansas City; D.M.A., Michigan State

SUSAN SCHWAEGLER, Part-time Instructor, Clarinet, Clarinet Choir, Woodwind Methods
B.M.E., Northwestern; M.P.S., St. Ambrose

PATRICIA Weitzel, Part-time Assistant Professor, Bass, String Methods
B.M., Federal de Minas Gerais-Brazil; M.M., Southern Mississippi, D.M.A. Iowa

JANET STODD, Part-time Instructor, Flute, Flute Choir, Woodwind Methods
B.A., Augustana; M.M., Western Illinois

SUSAN E. STONE, Professor, Violin, Musicianship, String Methods, Music Appreciation
B.M., Valparaiso; M.M., Northwestern; D.M.A., Southern California

MICHAEL ZEMEK, Associate Professor, Co-Chair, Music Education, Conducting, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble
B.M., Gustavus Adolphus; M.M., St. Cloud; Ed.D., Illinois

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music

MAJOR IN MUSIC. 45 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113 and MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213, 12 credits in MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314. 10 credits in applied piano, organ, voice, guitar or orchestral instruments, 2 credits in class piano/applied piano and 3 credits Senior Inquiry. Ensemble: two years participation. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

PRE-MUSIC THERAPY. Same requirements as a Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music degree plus additional coursework. Contact: Sangeetha Rayapati, Associate Professor (music) sangeetharayapati@augustana.edu

Augustana's Pre-Music Therapy program prepares students for a completion program in Music Therapy after graduation.

See above for Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music requirements. Additional coursework includes conducting (MUSC-260, MUSC-360, MUSC-361), class voice or applied voice (MUSC-103 or MULS-100-VC), applied guitar (MULS-100-GTR), instrumental techniques (EDMU-121), Elementary Music Teaching Methods (EDMU-386), as well as psychology courses (PSYC-100, PSYC-216, PSYC-220, PSYC-240, PSYC-420, PSYC-421), and Human Anatomy (BIOL-351). Recommended internship with client populations. For more detailed information, please consult the Department of Music Handbook. Students interested in this program should confer with the advisor early in the first year of study.

MINOR IN MUSIC. 21 credits including 9 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, 6 credits from MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314, MUSC-315, MUSC-316 or MUSC-318, 6 credits earned in one area of applied music. Ensemble: two years participation.

MINOR IN COMPOSITION. 25 credits including 9 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, 3 credits in MUSC-314, 2 credits in rudiments of composition, 6 credits in MUSC-320 and MUSC-330, 1 credit in conducting, 4 credits applied composition. Ensemble: two years participation.

MINOR IN JAZZ. 23 credits including 9 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, 3 credits from MUSC-311, MUSC-313, MUSC-314, MUSC-315, MUSC-316, 3 credits of Jazz History (MUSC-318), 2 credits in MUSC-220, 6 credits in Jazz Improvisation. Two years participation in Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Combo.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music Performance

See Music Department Handbook for specific requirements

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. 71 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213, 15 credits from MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314 and choice of MUSC-315, MUSc-316, MUSC-318 or MUSC-401. 21 credits of major applied, 2 credits class or applied piano, and 4 credits of instrumental pedagogy and literature. 2 credits of minor applied, 4 credits of conducting. 2 credits for junior chamber and senior solo recital and 3 credits Senior Inquiry. Major ensemble participation required each term. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

PIANO. 71 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213. 15 credits from MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314 and choice of MUSC-315, MUSC-316, MUSC-318 or MUSC-401. 22 credits of piano and 4 credits of piano pedagogy and literature. 2 credits of minor applied, 3 credits of applied chamber music, 2 credits of conducting. 2 credits for junior chamber and senior solo recital and 3 credits Senior Inquiry. Major ensemble participation required each term. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

VOICE. 73 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213. 15 credits from MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314 and choice of MUSC-315, MUSC-316, MUSC-318 or MUSC-401. 21 credits of voice and 6 credits of vocal pedagogy, diction and literature. 2 credits of class or applied piano, 2 credits of minor applied, 4 credits of conducting. 2 credits for junior and senior recital and 3 credits Senior Inquiry. Major ensemble participation required each term. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Composition

See Music Department Handbook for specific requirements

COMPOSITION. 72 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213. 12 credits from MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314. 2 credits in rudiments of composition, 12 credits of applied composition, 8 credits of minor applied. 2 credits of electronic music, 6 credits of conducting, 2 credits of class or applied piano. 3 credits of orchestration/arranging, 3 credits of new music seminar, 1 credit for senior recital and 3 credits Senior Inquiry. Major ensemble participation required each term. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music Education

Music students who successfully complete the music education degree and meet Illinois State requirements will be recommended for a Professional Educator License endorsed in K-12 music.

See Department of Education and the Department of Music Handbook for specific requirements.

CONCENTRATION IN VOCAL MUSIC EDUCATION. 89 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213. 12 credits MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314. 11 credits of voice, 8 credits in MUSC-103, MUSC-323, MUSC-324, MUSC-325, MUSC-326 and EDMU-121. 2 credits of class or applied piano, 6 credits of conducting. Professional Music Education Sequence to include 11 music education credits in EDMU-150, EDMU-250, EDMU-330, EDMU-386, EDMU-387, EDMU-452, and 21 education credits in EDUC-300, EDUC-340, EDUC-411, EDUC-422, EDUC-450 and INTR-EDA92. (Senior Inquiry met in EDUC-422, EDUC-492, EDUC-450.) Major ensemble participation required in 11 terms. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

CONCENTRATION IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATION. 88 credits, including 18 credits in MUSC-111, MUSC-112, MUSC-113, MUSC-211, MUSC-212, MUSC-213. 12 credits MUSC-311, MUSC-312, MUSC-313, MUSC-314. 11 credits of major applied, 7 credits in EDMU-120, EDMU-271, EDMU-272, EDMU-273, EDMU-274, EDMU-275, EDMU-276. 2 credits of class or applied piano, 6 credits of conducting. Professional Music Education Sequence to include 11 music education credits in EDMU-150, EDMU-250, EDMU-330, EDMU-386, EDMU-387, EDMU-452 and 21 education credits in EDUC-300, EDUC-340, EDUC-411, EDUC-422, EDUC-450 and INTR-EDA92. (Senior Inquiry met in EDUC-422, INTR-EDA92, EDUC-450.) Major ensemble participation required in 11 terms. Fulfill all non-credit requirements.

Non-Credit Requirements (All Music Degrees)

  1. Successful completion of Piano Proficiency Requirement (MUSC-001). See Department of Music Handbook. (Not required for music minor.)
  2. Successful completion of Recital Attendance Requirement (MUSC-002). See Department of Music Handbook.
  3. Successful completion of Rudiments of Improvisation Requirement(MUSC-150). (Not required for music minor.) See Department of Music Handbook.
  4. Performance requirement must be met in jury, studio class or student recital as required by respective studios.

General Music Courses (MUSC)

Music Education (EDMU)

Applied Lessons (MULS)

One credit is given for each half-hour weekly lesson, two credits for two half-hour weekly lessons. Four levels of instruction are offered: 100-first-year level; 200 second-year level; 300 third-year level; and 400 fourth-year level. Instruction is given in the following: Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Double Bass, Electric Bass, Electronic Music, Euphonium, Flute, Guitar, Harp, Harpsichord, Horn, Improvisation, Oboe, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Drum Set, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice, Conducting, Composition.

Chamber Music (MUCH)

Students may register for chamber ensembles for credit or participation. First-year students register at the 100-level, sophomores at the 200-level, juniors at the 300-level and seniors at the 400-level.

MUCH-100, MUCH-200, MUCH-300, MUCH-400 Chamber Brass
MUCH-301, MUCH-401 Junior Chamber Recital Preparation
MUCH-102, MUCH-202, MUCH-302, MUCH-402 Clarinet Choir
MUCH-103, MUCH-203, MUCH-303, MUCH-403 Flute Choir
MUCH-104, MUCH-204, MUCH-304, MUCH-404 World Hand Drumming
MUCH-105, MUCH-205, MUCH-305, MUCH-405 Percussion Ensemble
MUCH-106, MUCH-206, MUCH-306, MUCH-406 Chamber Piano
MUCH-107, MUCH-207, MUCH-307, MUCH-407 Chamber String
MUCH-108, MUCH-208, MUCH-308, MUCH-408 Chamber Woodwind
MUCH-109, MUCH-209, MUCH-309, MUCH-409 Jazz Combo
MUCH-110, MUCH-210, MUCH-310, MUCH-410 Chamber Improvisation
MUCH-111, MUCH-112, MUCH-113, MUCH-114 Horn Choir

Course descriptions

Ensemble (MUEN)

Students qualifying for the following ensembles have the option of earning 2/3 credit each term, or for participation for no credit. First-year students register at the 100-level, sophomores at the 200-level, juniors at the 300-level and seniors at the 400-level.

MUEN-100, MUEN-200, MUEN-300, MUEN-400 Augustana Choir
MUEN-101, MUEN-201, MUEN-301, MUEN-401 Chamber Singers
MUEN-102, MUEN-202, MUEN-302, MUEN-402 Augustana Concert Chorale
MUEN-103, MUEN-203, MUEN-303, MUEN-403 Augustana Concert Band
MUEN-104, MUEN-204, MUEN-304, MUEN-404 Augustana Jazz Ensemble
MUEN-105, MUEN-205, MUEN-305, MUEN-405 Jazz Lab Band
MUEN-106, MUEN-206, MUEN-306, MUEN-406 Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble
MUEN-107, MUEN-207, MUEN-307, MUEN-407 Opera @Augustana
MUEN-108, MUEN-208. MUEN-308, MUEN-408 Augustana Symphony Orchestra
MUEN-109, MUEN-209, MUEN-309, MEUN-409 Augustana Symphonic Band
MUEN-110, MUEN-210, MUEN-310, MUEN-410 Augustana Academic Chorus
MUEN-111, MUEN-211, MUEN-311, MUEN-411 Wennerberg Men's Chorus
MUEN-113, MUEN-213, MUEN-313, MUEN-413 Augustana Chamber Orchestra-pending approval EPC

Course descriptions

Plaza

Bergendoff Hall renovation to match quality of programs

The successful opening of the Brunner Theatre Center allows the college to now focus its attention on Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts.

Augustana Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra taking first tour

For the first time in its history, the Augustana Symphony Orchestra will take its act on the road, performing concerts in the Chicago area Nov. 3 and 4.

Christmas at Augustana 2016

Christmas events at Augustana; tickets now on sale

The holiday celebration at Augustana will include two performances of Christmas at Augustana, a Christmas Dinner, Jazz Brunch, and the traditional Lessons and Carols.

Christmas at Augustana

Saturday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m. in Centennial Hall