UCLA Department of Music

 Session A:   June 21 – July 30

Music 1A  Fundamentals of Music

MTWR 9:00-10:00 am
Allen Menton, Instructor

4 units.  Designed for non-music majors. P/NP or letter grading. 1A. Introduction to elements of music: pitch and rhythm symbols, meter and time signatures, notation, scales, intervals, and chord structure.

 

Music 7    Understanding Movie Music

TR 11:00 am -12:50 pm
Paul Chihara, Instructor                

4 units.  Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Musical experience helpful, but not required. Brief historical survey of film music, with strong emphasis on recent development: Japanese animation, advertising, and MTV, as well as computer tools and digital scoring methods. Designed to inspire and inform those interested in movie music. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

 

Music 15  Art of Listening

MWF 10:00 am-12:00 pm
John Hall, Instructor

5 units.   Acquisition of listening skills through direct interaction with live performance, performers, and composers. Relationship of listening to theoretical, analytical, historical, and cultural frameworks. Music as aesthetic experience and cultural practice. P/NP or letter grading.

 

Music       Beginning Keyboard
80A

Sect. 1--MWF  9:00 – 10:20 am
Sect. 2—MWF 10:40 am – 12:00 pm

Cindy Tseng, Instructor

4 units.  Simple keyboard skills together with basic aspects of music theory and its practical application to keyboard: sight-reading, tonality, chords, scales, cadences, simple compositions, and improvisations. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

 

Music       Beginning Guitar
80F

Sect. 1--MWF  10:00 am – 11:20pm
Sect. 2--MWF  1:00 – 2:20 pm

Brandon Mayer, Instructor

4 units.  Introduction to guitar techniques, accompanying, and arranging for the instrument; coverage of note reading and tablature. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

 

Music       Vocal Technique for Beginners
80V

Sect. 1--TRF 1:00 - 2:20 pm
Sect. 2—TRF 11:00 am – 12:20 pm      
Tracy Cox, Instructor

4 units. Voice instruction for singers at beginning to intermediate level. Exploration of fundamentals of vocal technique, including overview of basics of proper breath control, resonance, care of voice, diction, and interpretation. Beginning vocal repertoire used as vehicle for understanding these concepts. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.


Music       Electronic Music Composition
C176/C226
TR 1:00-2:50 pm
Adam Barber, Instructor

4 units. Preparation: advanced experience and accomplishment in serious composition (art music), two years of music theory. Limited to music composition majors. Exercises in electroacoustic orchestration, meta-pitch composition, notation software (Sibelius), sequencing and film scoring software (Logic), text collages (ProTools), and final project. May be concurrently scheduled with course C226. P/NP or letter grading. Consent of Instructor required--enrollment after first class.

 

Session C:   August 2 – September 10

Music       Beginning Keyboard
80A

Sect. 3--MWF  9:00 – 10:20 am
Sect. 4—MWF 10:40 am – 12:00 pm

Sanaz Rezai, Instructor

 

4 units.  Simple keyboard skills together with basic aspects of music theory and its practical application to keyboard: sight-reading, tonality, chords, scales, cadences, simple compositions, and improvisations. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

Music       Beginning Guitar

80F

Sect. 3--MWF  10:00 am – 11:20pm
Sect. 4--MWF  1:00 – 2:20 pm

Brandon Mayer, Instructor


4 units.  Introduction to guitar techniques, accompanying, and arranging for the instrument; coverage of note reading and tablature. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.


Music       Vocal Technique for Beginners

80V

Sect. 3--TRF 1:00 - 2:20 pm


Christian Nova, Instructor

4 units. Voice instruction for singers at beginning to intermediate level. Exploration of fundamentals of vocal technique, including overview of basics of proper breath control, resonance, care of voice, diction, and interpretation. Beginning vocal repertoire used as vehicle for understanding these concepts. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

 

 

Questions? Visit the Schedule of Classes online, www.registrar.ucla.edu/schedule,  

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