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Music

2014-15

Majors/Minors Requirements
General Music Courses
Areas of Concentration
Music Education Courses
Applied Lessons
Chamber Music
Ensemble

Faculty

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

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

DANIEL CULVER, Henry Veld Professor of Music, Orchestral Activities, Music History, Conducting
B.M., Cornell; M.F.A., D.M.A., 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

HOWARD ECKDAHL, Artist-in-Residence/Fellowship, Voice, Musicianship, Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Music Appreciation
B.A., Augustana; M. M., P.C., Northern

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
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

MICHELLE ELMENDORF, Part-time Instructor, Piano
B.A., Augustana; M.M., Wisconsin-Madison

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

RANDALL HALL, Associate Professor, Saxophone, Improvisation, Musicianship, Electronic Music 
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

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, Music Appreciation, Woodwind Chamber
B.M., Illinois State; M.M., Indiana

JAMES LAMBRECHT, Professor, Director of Bands, Trumpet, Wind Conducting, Brass Methods 
B.M., Wisconsin–Whitewater; M.M., D.M., Indiana

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, Jazz, Jazz History, Music Appreciation 
B.S., Eastern Illinois

LARRY PETERSON, Part-time Instructor and Director of Music and Campus Ministry, Organ
B.M., Augustana; M.M., Eastmen

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

MARCIA RENAUD, Part-time Instructor
B.A., Clarke College, M.S., Western Illinois University

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 APARECIDA DI SILVA, Part-time Instructor, Bass, String Methods
B.M., Federal de Minas Gerais-Brazil; M.M., Southern Mississippi

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

ROSITA TENDALL, Assistant Professor, Music Education, Music Appreciation
B.M.E., Wartburg; M.A., Ph.D, Iowa

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


Major and Minor Requirements

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Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music

See Music Department Handbook for specific requirements.

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 Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC 150.

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), arranging (MUSC-320), instrumental techniques (MUSC-121), Elementary Teaching Methods (EDMU-386), as well as psychology courses (PSYC-100, PSYC-216, PSYC-220, PSYC-240, PSYC-420, PSYC-214), and Human Anatomy (BIOL-255). 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. 20 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. 22 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

COMPOSITION. 70 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 Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC-150.

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. 72 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 2 credits of instrumental pedagogy and literature. 2 credits of minor applied, 3 credits of applied chamber music, 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 Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC-150.

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 Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC-150.

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 Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC-150.

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. 65 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, 7 credits in 323, 324, 325, 326 and 121. 2 credits of class or applied piano, 6 credits of conducting. Professional Music Education Sequence to include 10 music education credits in EDMU-150, EDMU-250, EDMU-330, EDMU-386, EDMU-387 and 21 education credits in EDUC-300, EDUC-340, EDUC-411, EDUC-422, EDUC-450 and EDUC-492. (Senior Inquiry met in EDUC-422, EDUC-492, EDUC-450.) Major ensemble participation required in 11 terms. Fulfill Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC-150.

CONCENTRATION IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATION. 65 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 MUSC-120, MUSC-271, MUSC-272, MUS-273, MUSC-274, MUSC-275, MUSC-276. 2 credits of class or applied piano, 6 credits of conducting. Professional Music Education Sequence to include 10 music education  credits in EDMU-150, EDMU-250, EDMU-330, EDMU-386, EDMU-387 and 21 education credits in EDUC-300, EDUC-340, EDUC-411, EDUC-422, EDUC-450 and EDUC-492. (Senior Inquiry met in EDUC-422, EDUC-492, EDUC-450.) Major ensemble participation required in 11 terms. Fulfill Improvisation Rudiments in MUSC-150.

Non-Credit Requirements (All Music Degrees)

  1. Successful completion of Piano Proficiency Requirement. See Department of Music Handbook. (Not required for music minor.)
  2. Successful completion of Recital Attendance Requirement. See Department of Music Handbook.
  3. Successful completion of MUSC-150--Rudiments of Improvisation Requirement. (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)

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Piano
MUSC-102 Class Piano
MUSC-321 Piano Literature (2)
MUSC-322 Piano Pedagogy (1+1)

Voice
MUSC-103 Class Voice
MUSC-323 Diction and Literature I (2)
MUSC-324 Diction and Literature II (2)
MUSC-325 Vocal Pedagogy I (1)
MUSC-326 Vocal Pedagogy II (1)

Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Guitar, Percussion
MUSC-270 Fingerboard Harmony for Guitar (2)
MUSC-363 Pedagogy for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Guitar or Percussion (1)
MUSC-364 Literature for Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Guitar or Percussion (1)

Course descriptions

Music Education (EDMU)

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Applied Lessons (MULS)

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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)

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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)

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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 Kammarkor
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 Cantilena Augustana
MUEN-111, MUEN-211, MUEN-311, MUEN-411 Wennerberg Men's Chorus

Course descriptions