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SUU Dept. of Music
Links to departmental majors, curriculum, and faculty, including faculty contact information
Undergraduate degree options in Music
Click the SUU General Catalog link for the music program that suits you
Master of Music in Music Education (online degree)
Master of Music Technology (online degree)
SUU Music classes
Class-specific Research Guides are available on the "Classes" tab above for the following SUU courses:
- Music 1010--Introduction to Music (gen-ed course)
- Music 1020--Popular Music in America (gen-ed course)
- Music 1050--Music of the World (gen-ed course)
Writing about Music
Music in Words: A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music by
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Majoring in Music by Highlights the major components for survival and success during the formative years in a college, university or conservatory and provides examples and strategies to greatly assist the student musician. With no-nonsense advice and practical tips, this guide will prepare music students (and their parents!) to meet the many challenges, and take advantage of the opportunities afforded them during the glorious college years. There is YouTube video on Majoring in Music.
Call Number: MT3 .U5 H63 2009
Publication Date: 2009
The Audition Process by The stress and anxiety which performers experience at auditions and concerts can be managed through the use of many and varied techniques, here explored in a comprehensive book by oboist-composer Stuart Dunkel. Written as a pract ical guide for immediate use, in language free of confusing psychological terminology, The Audition Process offers a compendium of approaches as presented by other musicians, psychologists, and athletes.
Call Number: ML3830 .D9 1989
Publication Date: 1990
"Musical meaning is vague, mutable, and, in the end, deeply personal. Still, even if history can never tell us exactly what music means, music can tell us something about history" (Ross, The Rest is Noise , xvii). Music not only entertains but inspires and educates as well, which makes it a political and social tool. Since music reflects influences of both time and place, understanding music helps understand people. Studying music shapes your experience as a learner and tastes as a listener