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Music course catalog

2019-20 

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

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

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

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

DANIEL CHETEL, Assistant Professor, Director of Orchestral Activities, Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Conducting, Music Appreciation
A.B., Harvard; M.M., Maryland; D.M.A., Kentucky

SAMUEL CHO, Part-time Instructor, Voice
B.M., M.M. Seoul National; M.M. Westminster Choir; D.M.A., Iowa

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, Saxophone
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, Accompanist
B.M., Northwestern

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

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

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

DAWN FARMER, Assistant Professor, Music Education, Woodwind Methods, Music Appreciation
B.M.E., Arizona; M.A., Maryland; Ph.D., Arizona State

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

RANDALL HALL, 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

JULIANA HAN, Assistant Professor, Piano, Musicianship
A.B.,J.D., Harvard; M.M., Manhattan; M.M., D.M.A., Juilliard

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

MAUREEN HOLMES,Adjunct Instructor, Voice
B.M., Drake University; M.M., Westminister Choir

JON HURTY, Henry Veld Professor of Music, 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, Augustana Concert Chorale
B.A., Bethany; M.A., California State–Northridge

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

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

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

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

JUAN MENDOZA, Part-time Instructor, Voice
B.M., Julliard; M.A., D.M.A., Iowa

TONY OLIVER, Associate Professor, Percussion, Concert Band, 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, Jazz Combos
B.S., Eastern Illinois

ANDY PARROTT, Part-time Instructor, Jazz Guitar, Electric Bass
B.M., Iowa

JOHN PFAUTZ, Professor, Voice, Co-Chair, Division Chair, West African Music
B.S., Eastern Nazarene; M.M., Missouri; D.M.A., West Virginia

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

SANGEETHA RAYAPATI, Professor, Voice, Diction, Vocal Pedagogy
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
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
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

RACHEL VICKERS, Part-time Instructor, Voice
B.M., Wartburg; M.M., Minnesota

MICHAEL ZEMEK, Associate Professor, Music Education, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble, Augustana Academic Chorus
B.M., Gustavus Adolphus; M.M., St. Cloud; Ed.D., Illinois

MARC ZYLA, Part-time Instructor, Horn
B.M., West Virginia; M.M., Carnegie Mellon; D.M.A., Illinois

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music

See Music Department Handbook for specific requirements.

MAJOR IN MUSIC. 44 credits, including 17 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in 300, 311, 312; 3 credits in 450, 451; 8 credits in one area of applied vocal or instrumental lessons; and 2 credits in applied piano or 4 credits in class piano. Ensemble requirements: eight terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency.

PRE-MUSIC THERAPY(advising track). Same requirements as Major in Music degree plus additional coursework including conducting (MUSC-360, MUSC-361), class voice (MUSC-103) or applied voice (MULS-100-VC), applied guitar (MULS-100-GTR), Basic Instrumental Techniques (EDMU-121), General Music Methods and Materials (EDMU 386), psychology courses (PSYC-100, PSYC-216, PSYC-220, PSYC-240, PSYC-412), and Human Anatomy (BIOL-351). Augustana’s Pre-Music Therapy program prepares students for an equivalency or completion program in Music Therapy after graduation. For more detailed information, please consult the Music Department Handbook.

MINOR IN MUSIC. 21 credits, including 9 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L; 8 credits from 300, 311, 312, 315, 316 or 317; and 4 credits in one area of applied vocal or instrumental lessons. Ensemble requirements: 4 terms participation. Non-credit requirement: Recital Attendance.

MINOR IN JAZZ. 21 credits, including 9 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L; 4 credits in 317; 2 credits in 220; and 6 credits in applied jazz improvisation lessons. Ensemble requirements: 4 terms participation in Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Combo. Non-credit requirement: Recital Attendance.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music Performance

See Music Department Handbook for specific requirements

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. 62 credits, including 17 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in 300, 311, 312; 4 credits from 315, 316, 317 or 480; 2 credits in 363, 364; 4 credits in 360; 2 credits in 390, 490; 3 credits 450, 451; 14 credits in one area of applied instrumental lessons; and 2 credits in applied piano or 4 credits in class piano. Ensemble requirements: eight terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency.

PIANO. 62 credits, including 17 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in 300, 311, 312; 4 credits from 315, 316, 317 or 480; 4 credits in 321, 322; 4 credits in 360; 2 credits in 390, 490; 3 credits 450, 451; 14 credits in applied piano lessons; and 2 credits in minor applied vocal or instrumental lessons. Ensemble requirements: eight terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency.

VOICE. 64 credits, including 17 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in 300, 311, 312; 4 credits from 315, 316, 317 or 480; 4 credits in 323, 325; 4 credits in 360; 2 credits in 390, 490; 3 credits 450, 451; 14 credits in applied voice lessons; and 2 credits in applied piano or 4 credits in class piano. Ensemble requirements: eight terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency.

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Music Composition

See Music Department Handbook for specific requirements

MAJOR IN COMPOSITION. 67 credits, including 17 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in 300, 311, 312; 6 credits in 116, 320, 330; 4 credits in 360; 1 credit in 490; 3 credits 450, 451; 12 credits in applied composition lessons; 5 credits in one area of applied vocal or instrumental lessons; 1 credit of applied electronic music lessons; and 2 credits in applied piano or 4 credits in class piano;. Ensemble requirements: eight terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency.

MINOR IN COMPOSITION. 25 credits, including 9 credits in 110, 111, 112/112L; 4 credits from 312; 6 credits in 116, 320, 330; and 6 credits in applied composition lessons. Ensemble requirements: 4 terms participation. Non-credit requirement: Recital Attendance.

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. 90 credits, including 17 credits in MUSC 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in MUSC 300, 311, 312; 8 credits in MUSC 360, 361; 7 credits of applied voice, and 2 credits in applied piano or 4 credits in class piano. Music education sequence includes 15 credits in EDMU 120, 250, 330, 386, 387; 4 credits in vocal methods MUSC 323, 325; and 23 professional education credits in EDUC 301, 340, 411, 422, 450 and INTR-EDA92 (Senior Inquiry met in EDUC 422, 450, and INTR-EDA92). Ensemble requirement: seven terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency. Supporting courses required for licensure include psychology and American government.

CONCENTRATION IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATION. 90 credits, including 17 credits in MUSC 110, 111, 112/112L, 211/211L, 212/212L; 12 credits in MUSC 300, 311, 312; 8 credits in MUSC 360, 361; 7 credits in one area of applied instrumental lessons, and 2 credits in applied piano or 4 credits in class piano. Music education sequence includes 19 credits in EDMU 121, 250, 330, 386, 387; 4 credits in instrumental methods chosen from EDMU 272, 273, 274, 275 (required for orchestra majors), 276; and 23 professional education credits in EDUC 301, 340, 411, 422, 450 and INTR-EDA92 (Senior Inquiry met in EDUC 422, 450, and INTR-EDA92). Ensemble requirement: seven terms participation. Non-credit requirements: Improvisation, Recital Attendance and Piano Proficiency. Supporting courses required for licensure include psychology and American government.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

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

 

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Symphony orchestra invites community to join in

Musicians of all ages are invited to join the Augustana Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 7 to play the themes from some of Hollywood's most popular films.

jacob bancks

New opera to give voice to cancer survivors

Dr. Jacob Bancks, Augustana associate professor of music, is writing a new opera for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra that will be performed in May 2020.

Quad City Bass Fest tuning up for Sept. 14

Augustana College will host the first Quad City Bass Fest, a day-long workshop for bassists at all levels and all ages and a public recital.

Student recital

Augustana students will perform in a vocal and instrumental recital.