Course

CNSV 100   Studio Instruction

CRN

99571

 

4 credits Required for all Conservatory students.

Course

CNSV 104   Secondary Piano

CRN

99572

 

2 credits Students should contact Frank Corliss

Course

CNSV 108   Aural Skills I

CRN

99573

 

2 credits Basic skills in sight-singing, harmonic, melodic and rhythmic dictation, clef reading, keyboard harmony, harmonic analysis and other requirements of functional musical literacy. Instructor: John Halle

Course

CNSV 110   Chamber Music

CRN

99574

 

0 credit 

Course

CNSV 112 Orchestral Training and Repertoire

CRN

99575

 

0 credits The purpose of this course is to introduce Conservatory students to the art of orchestral playing.  Weekly sessions will include preparation for concerts, orchestral exercises, and readings of important orchestral repertoire including concerto accompaniments for fellow students.   Instructors:  Leon Botstein and Erica Kiesewetter Thursday, 7:00-10:00 pm.

Course

CNSV 115 Conservatory Seminar I

CRN

99576

 

4 credits An examination of the form and historical context of chamber and solo literature of the baroque, classical and early romantic period. In class discussion of pieces drawn from the performance repertoires of participants will augment an introduction to the basic analytical procedures  and selected biographical and historical readings relevant to the works.  A final performance/presentation of a work of the student's choice will demonstrate the practical application of the concepts acquired. Instructor: John Halle. Tuesday, 7:00 9:00 pm

 

Course

CNSV 120 Woodwind Class

CRN

99580

 

2 credits Monday, 7:00-9:00 pm.

Course

CNSV 122 Brass Class

CRN

99891

 

2 credits Monday, 7:00-9:00 pm.

Course

CNSV 215 A Conservatory Seminar III: Model Composition

CRN

99577

 

4 credits Composition in tonal forms making use of skills acquired in conservatory seminars I and II.  Students complete four works for instrumental and/or vocal ensembles of their choice, the most successful of which are performed in an end-of-semester public recital. Instructor: John Halle

 

Course

CNSV 215 B  Conservatory Seminar III:

Species Counterpoint

CRN

99578

4 credits A rigorous course in two and three voice counterpoint, with careful attention to the aural significance of traditional principles of consonance and dissonance treatment. Class consists of introducing each species, examination of and performance of student exercises. Instructor: John Halle

 

Course

CNSV 211 Alexander Technique for Musicians

CRN

99582

 

1 credit The Alexander Technique provides a way of teaching us how to re-connect with our own innate energies.  For musicians this means discovering a way of performing with greater muscular ease, less accumulated fatigue and a less restrictive approach to technique.  This course introduces both F. M. Alexander's principles and a new set of physical experiences suited to the musician's specific needs.  The aim of the class will be learning how to apply the Technique to practice and performance situations.  Students will have the opportunity to work with their instruments in class. Instructor: Alex Farkas

Course

CNSV 310 Keyboard Skills

CRN

99583

 

2 credits For Piano majors. Instructor: Frank Corliss

Course

CNSV IND A Indep.Study: Chamber Music

CRN

99584

 

2 credits

Course

CNSV IND B Indep. Study: Orchestral Studies

CRN

99585

 

2 credits