Spring 2019 Music Courses

Course offerings from the Music Program for Spring 2019.

Introductory Courses

MUS 101: Introduction to Music History

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126.

  • Tu/Th 9am - 10:15am, Mark Adams
  • Tu/Th 10:45am - 12:00pm, Mark Adams
  • M/W 4pm - 5:15pm, Staff
  • M/W 6pm - 7:15pm, Staff
  • W/F 1pm - 2:15pm, Staff

MUS 110: Fundamentals of Music Theory

(3 hr / 3 cr) No prerequisites required to enroll in MUS 110!

  • W/F 3pm - 4:15pm, George Lam

Piano

York College music student practices on the digital pianos in LL03.

LL03 Music Practice Room

MUS 141/241: Piano I/II

(1 hr / 1 cr) Both 141 and 241 are co-seated. No prerequisites required to enroll in MUS 141!

  • M 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Mark Adams
  • Tu 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Mark Adams
  • Th 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Mark Adams

MUS 291: Keyboard Accompaniment

(3 hr / 2 cr) Prerequisite: MUS 223 and MUS 241. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Prof. Mark Adams. 


Studies in Performance

New for Spring 2019! The York College music program now offers private lessons as part of our curriculum. Students must register for both MUS 186 (Studies in Music Performance) and MUS 187 (Performance Workshop) in the same semester.

MUS 186 Studies in Performance I

(1 hr / 1 cr) Department permission required. All sections scheduled individually with the student and instructors.

If you are interested in registering for MUS 186, please contact your advisor. You will need to register for the section that corresponds with your instrument or voice.

SectionCodeInstrumentInstructor
TBA141701PianoMark Adams
TBA247560ViolinGeorge Lam
TBA347561BassTom Zlabinger
TBA447562Voice (Classical)Staff
TBA547563Voice (Jazz / Popular)Staff
TBA647564SaxophoneStaff
TBA747565TrumpetStaff
TBA847566TromboneStaff
TBA947567GuitarStaff
TBA1047568DrumsStaff

MUS 187 Performance Workshop I

(1 hr / 1 cr) Department permission required.

All students registering for MUS 186 must also register for MUS 187 in the same semester.

  • T 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Tom Zlabinger

Ethnomusicology and Popular Music

MUS 250: African-American Music

(3 hr / 3 cr) Creative Expression, WI; Prerequisite: ENG 126.

  • M 9:00 - 11:50 AM, Mark Adams

MUS 299: Music Industry

(3 hr / 3 cr)

  • W 2:00 - 4:50 PM, Tom Zlabinger

Music Theory and Ear Training

MUS 310: Ear Training 2

(3 hr / 2 cr); Prerequisite: MUS 210.

  • W/F 10:00 - 11:15 AM, George Lam

MUS 323: Form and Analysis

(3 hr / 3 cr); Prerequisite: MUS 223.

  • W/F 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM, George Lam

Ensembles

Members of the York College Big Band, Spring 2018.

York College Big Band (Spring 2018)

MUS 139/239/339/439: Jazz Ensemble I-IV

(4 hr / 2 cr) Permission required. All courses are co-seated. Please contact Dr. Tom Zlabinger to schedule an audition if you have not taken Jazz Ensemble before.

  • W 6:00 - 9:50 PM, Tom Zlabinger

MUS 146/246/346/446: Jazz Improvisation I-IV

(4 hr / 2 cr) Permission required. All section meeting times are TBA, and are scheduled individually with Prof. Mark Adams. Please contact Prof. Adams to schedule an audition if you are interested in enrolling in Jazz Improvisation.


Senior Recital

MUS 490: Independent Study

(3 hr / 3 cr) WI; Prerequisite: 300-level WRIT course OR 100-200 level WI course, AND departmental permission. All section meeting times are TBA. Students registering for MUS 490 may register for any section. If you are interested in working with a music faculty member in MUS 490, please contact the faculty member directly to schedule a meeting.