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  • Skills Learned Music theory and ear training Music software: Finale, Sonar, Pyware 3D, and Audacity Playing the piano Music form and analysis Music marketing Performance with large and small ensembles Solo performance

    Possible Careers Private instructor Instrumental performer Vocal performer Recording artist Conductor Music director Music instructor

    Types of Employers Music venues Recording studios Performance groups Churches Entertainment companies Production companies Theatres Music stores

    Kappa Kappa Psi an honorary band fraternity that provides service to the band program and the Department of Music Music Teachers National Association National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

    Chamber Music Concert Choir Jazz Ensemble Madrigal Singers

    Marching Band Mariachi Ensemble Symphonic Band Wind Ensemble

    Activities / Opportunities Clubs / Organizations

    Visit www.wsc.edu/clubs to learn more about clubs and organizations on campus.

    MUSIC PERFORMANCEDo you dream of being a great vocal or instrumental performer one day? Do you have something to say and want to add music to it? Make your talent soar by joining musicians of all backgrounds and combine your passions to create new collaborations. In the music performance degree program at Wayne State College, youll learn from accomplished professors in the department of music to expand your musical abilities. Youll also get to choose from a wide variety of performing groups on campus to enhance your musical education. By the time you graduate with your music degree, youll be ready to start your career in music or move on to even more opportunities through graduate work.

    focus on results

    2018-19 Academic YearA degree in

    Internship: Not required

    Popular minors: Theatre, Electronic Media, Business Administration

    School: Arts and Humanities

    Department: Music

    Degrees offered: B.A. or B.S.

    Hours:57 hours for instrumentalists59 hours for vocalists30 hours in general education

    FAST FACTS

    At least 120 hours are required for graduation from Wayne State College. You may add electives or a minor to help meet these requirements.

    2018-19 Academic Year Revised 5/23/18

    outside the classroom

  • FRESHMAN - 1st semester MUS Ensemble .............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................1MUS 101 Music Theory I ........................................................................... 3 MUS 104 Aural Skills I ................................................................................1MUS 110 Topics in Music ..........................................................................3MUS 280 Class in Piano I .......................................................................... 1 General Studies ............................................................................................3

    FRESHMAN - 2nd semester MUS Ensemble ............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................1MUS 102 Music Theory II .......................................................................... 3 MUS 105 Aural Skills II ...............................................................................1 MUS 281 Class in Piano II .........................................................................1 General Studies ............................................................................................6

    SOPHOMORE - 1st semester MUS Ensemble .............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................1MUS 201 Music Theory III..........................................................................3 MUS 204 Aural Skills III ..............................................................................1 MUS 208 Fundamentals of Conducting ..................................................1 MUS 380 Piano Class III .............................................................................1 General Studies ............................................................................................6

    SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester MUS Ensemble .............................................................................................1MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................1MUS 202 Music Theory IV ........................................................................ 3 MUS 205 Aural Skills IV ............................................................................. 1 MUS 305 Technology ................................................................................ 1 MUS 320 Diction for Singers (vocalists only) ........................................2MUS 381 Class in Piano IV ....................................................................... 1 General Studies ...........................................................................................6

    JUNIOR - 1st semester MUS Ensemble ............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................2MUS 147 Jazz Ensemble ...........................................................................1MUS 302 Form and Analysis .....................................................................2MUS 307 Instrumental Conducting (instrumentalists only) ................2 MUS 421 Jazz Ensemble Techniques .....................................................1Minor or electives ........................................................................................6 General Studies ............................................................................................3

    JUNIOR - 2nd semester Junior Recital MUS Ensemble ............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................2MUS 306 Choral Conducting (vocalists only) .........................................2 MUS 410 Music Marketing ........................................................................3 Minor or electives ....................................................................................... 6 General Studies ............................................................................................3

    SENIOR -1st semester MUS Ensemble .............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons .....................................................................2MUS 401 Music History .............................................................................3MUS 423-427 Pedagogy Primary Area....................................................3 Minor or electives ....................................................................................... 6

    SENIOR - 2nd semester MUS Ensemble ............................................................................................1 MUS Major Applied Lessons (300 level) .................................................1MUS 402 Music History II ..........................................................................3MUS 454 Senior Recital ..............................................................................1Minor or electives ....................................................................................... 6 General Studies ............................................................................................3

    SAMPLE PROGRAM OF STUDYEvery effort is made to ensure this information is current, but please be aware that some content may have changed. There is no substitute for developing a careful course registration plan in consultation with your advisor. For questions about this content, please see your advisor.

    2018-19 Academic Year Revised 5/23/18

    Full-timeMatthew Armstrong Director of Choral Activities, Music Education, Conducting

    Shelly Armstrong Staff Accompanist

    Josh CalkinAssistant Director of Bands, Jazz Band Director, Low Brass Instructor

    Melissa DerechailoMusic Industry, Theatre Coordinator

    music faculty Sarah Farr Vocal Instructor

    Matthew HaakensonMusic Theory, Aural Skills

    Karl KolbeckWoodwind Instructor

    Angela Miller-NilesPiano Instructor, Music Technology

    Part-timeLauren Calkin Percussion Instructor

    Claudia DvorakTopics in Music, Vocal Instructor

    Elizabeth GruninStrings Instructor

    Curt Jeffries Guitar, Music Appreciation

    Melissa King Flute Instructor

    Jerry KosakGuitar Instructor

    Suzie WebbMusic Education

    Brad WeberPercussion Instructor

    Maggie WinterlinVoice Instructor

    David BohnertDepartment ChairDirector of Bands, Trumpet Instructor, Music Education, Conducting

    402-375-7363Peterson Fine Arts 107dabohne1@wsc.edu

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