Summer Sessions | Courses | Music

Course information is posted for 2021. Please check back at a later time for updated 2022 course offerings.

Music

The Music Department offers HUMA S1123, which is part of the Core Curriculum. In addition, "Recorded Sound" aims to gain a understanding of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering of recorded music and sounds.

Check the Directory of Classes for the most up-to-date course information in Music, Asian Humanities: Music, and Humanities.

Summer 2021 Session Information

  •     SESSION A courses are May 3–June 18, 2021
  •     SESSION B courses are June 28–August 16, 2021
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MUSIC IN EAST ASIA
AHMM3320V001 3 points.

A topical approach to the concepts and practices of music in relation to other arts in the development of Asian civilizations.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3320V001 001/11135 Summer B Subterm Th 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
Tu 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Kevin Fellezs
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
On-Line Only
MUSIC IN EAST ASIA
AHMM3320V002 3 points.

A topical approach to the concepts and practices of music in relation to other arts in the development of Asian civilizations.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3320V002 002/12973 Summer B Subterm Th 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
Tu 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Kyle DeCoste
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
On-Line Only
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
AHMM3321S001 3 points.
This course is a topical (not comprehensive) survey of some of the musical traditions of South and West Asia, and of their diasporas. Each tradition will be described locally, connecting it to critical themes that the course aims to explore. The purpose of the course is to introduce you to a range of indigenous and diasporic “Asian” musical styles, ideas, traditions, and artists through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of music as culture. No previous background in music is required.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3321S001 001/10219 Summer A Subterm Mo 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
We 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Alessandra Ciucci
3 Closed for Online Registration On-Line Only
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
AHMM3321S002 3 points.
This course is a topical (not comprehensive) survey of some of the musical traditions of South and West Asia, and of their diasporas. Each tradition will be described locally, connecting it to critical themes that the course aims to explore. The purpose of the course is to introduce you to a range of indigenous and diasporic “Asian” musical styles, ideas, traditions, and artists through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of music as culture. No previous background in music is required.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3321S002 002/11136 Summer B Subterm Th 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
Tu 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Alessandra Ciucci
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
On-Line Only
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
AHMM3321S003 3 points.
This course is a topical (not comprehensive) survey of some of the musical traditions of South and West Asia, and of their diasporas. Each tradition will be described locally, connecting it to critical themes that the course aims to explore. The purpose of the course is to introduce you to a range of indigenous and diasporic “Asian” musical styles, ideas, traditions, and artists through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of music as culture. No previous background in music is required.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3321S003 003/12811 Summer B Subterm Tu 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
Th 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Ozan Aksoy
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
Hybrid
AN INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC II
MUSI1002X001 3 points.
Prerequisites: no previous knowledge of music is required.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI1002X001 001/00113 Summer A Subterm Tu 05:30 PM–08:40 PM
Th 05:30 PM–08:40 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Marilyn McCoy
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
On-Line Only
SALSA SOCA REGGAE: CARIBBEAN
MUSI2020S001 3 points.
Salsa Soca Reggae is an introduction to Caribbean popular music that surveys music from 1800 to the present. The course focuses on the cultural and social history of the music and traces its influence on global cultural and musical expression.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI2020S001 001/11137 Summer B Subterm Mo 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
We 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Melissa Gonzalez
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
On-Line Only
MUSIC & MYTH
MUSI2034V001 3 points.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI2034V001 001/10284 Summer A Subterm Tu 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
Th 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Giuseppe Gerbino
3 Closed for Online Registration Hybrid
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MUSIC
MUSI2205V001 3 points.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor required to enroll. Music Majors/Music Concentrations have priority for enrollment. An introduction to the potential of digital synthesis and signal processing. Teaches proficiency in elementary and advanced digital audio techniques. Challenges some of the assumptions about music built into various interfaces and fosters a creative approach to using DAW software and machines.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI2205V001 001/10285 Summer A Subterm Th 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
Tu 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Seth Cluett
3 Closed for Online Registration Hybrid
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MUSIC
MUSI2205V002 3 points.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor required to enroll. Music Majors/Music Concentrations have priority for enrollment. An introduction to the potential of digital synthesis and signal processing. Teaches proficiency in elementary and advanced digital audio techniques. Challenges some of the assumptions about music built into various interfaces and fosters a creative approach to using DAW software and machines.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI2205V002 002/13413 Summer B Subterm Tu 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
Th 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Rosana Caban
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
Hybrid
TOPICS IN MUSIC & SOCIETY
MUSI3400V001 3 points.
This course seeks to approach the study of music and society by comparatively studying repertories from different parts of the world, how the history of ideas and methods of studying such repertoires shaped them, the practices that constitute them and the ways they are understood and used by different peoples. Central to this course is the interrelationship between the constitution of a repertoire and the history of the construction of knowledge about it.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI3400V001 001/10286 Summer A Subterm Tu 01:00 PM–02:35 PM
Mo 01:00 PM–02:35 PM
We 01:00 PM–02:35 PM
Th 01:00 PM–02:35 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Aaron Fox
3 Closed for Online Registration On-Line Only
RECORDED SOUND
MUSI3630S001 3 points.
Prerequisites: the instructor's permission. Main objective is to gain a familiarity with and understanding of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering of recorded music and sounds using Pro Tools software. Discusses the history of recorded production, microphone technique, and the idea of using the studio as an instrument for the production and manipulation of sound.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI3630S001 001/11138 Summer B Subterm We 01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Tu 01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Th 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
David Bird
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill waitlist)
On-Line Only
SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT STUDY
MUSI3998S021 3 points.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI3998S021 021/12805 Summer A Subterm
Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Christopher Washburne
3 Closed for Online Registration On-Line Only
SOUND:THE SACRED, THE SECULAR
MUSI4030W001 3 points.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI4030W001 001/10287 Summer A Subterm Mo 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
We 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Ana Maria Ochoa
3 Closed for Online Registration On-Line Only
NY A-GARDES:MUSI,PERF SNC 1950
MUSI4151W001 3 points.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI4151W001 001/10288 Summer A Subterm Tu 06:15 PM–09:25 PM
Th 06:15 PM–09:25 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Anne Gosfield
3 Closed for Online Registration On-Line Only
SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT STUDY
MUSI4998W001 3 points.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI4998W001 001/12990 Summer A Subterm
Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Ana Maria Ochoa
3 Closed for Online Registration Hybrid