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Classroom Applied Studies (100 Level)

Classroom Applied Studies
110, 111. Piano Class 2 hours
A basic one-year course (should be taken in the freshman year) including technique, sight reading, harmonization, improvisation, accompaniment, and piano repertoire. Section numbers below (last two digits) relate to placement levels. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by placement/audition. Enrollment Limit: 12. Open only to Conservatory students who must complete a piano requirement.

Sem 1

APST-110-01

TuTh 9:00-9:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-110-02

MW 1:30-2:20

Mr. Hisey

APST-110-03

WF 9:00-9:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-110-04

WF 10:00-10:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-110-05

TuTh 10:00-10:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-110-06

TuTh 3:00-3:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-07

TuTh 1:00-1:50

Mr. Hisey

Sem 2

APST-110-07

TuTh 1:00-1:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-01

TuTh 9:00-9:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-02

MW 1:30-2:20

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-03

WF 9:00-9:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-04

WF 10:00-10:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-05

TuTh 10:00-10:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-111-06

TuTh 3:00-3:50

Mr. Hisey

112.

Keyboard Accompanying (Vocal)

1 hour

Assignments will be made from repertoire requests submitted by the voice faculty. Students may also make arrangements to accompany specific singers, subject to accompanying faculty's approval. Accompanying projects are supervised by the voice teacher and accompanying faculty. Five hours of weekly contact time are expected, including weekly lessons with accompanying faculty, rehearsals, voice lessons, coachings, but not practice time. Notes: May be repeated for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 25. Open to all keyboard players.
Sem 1 APST-112-01 To be arranged Mr. Highfill
Sem 2 APST-112-01 To be arranged Mr. Highfill
113, 114. Keyboard Accompanying (Instrumental) 1 hour
Assignments will be made from repertoire requests submitted by the applied faculty. Students are encouraged to make arrangements to accompany specific instrumentalists, subject to accompanying faculty's approval. Accompanying projects will be supervised by the instrumental teacher and accompanying faculty. Five hours of weekly contact time are expected, including weekly master classes with accompanying faculty, rehearsals, lessons, coachings, but not practice time. Notes: May be repeated for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 30. Open to all keyboard players.

Sem 1

APST-113-01 (Strings)

To be arranged

Mr. Howsmon

APST-114-01 (Winds/Brass/Percussion)

To be arranged

Mr. Howsmon

Sem 2

APST-113-01 (Strings)

To be arranged

Mr. Howsmon

APST-114-01 (Winds/Brass/Percussion)

To be arranged

Mr. Howsmon

120, 121.

Voice Class

2 hours

Two semester course in the basics of vocal technique and performance. First semester: exploration of good posture, breathing and vowels, developed through individual performances. Second semester: continuation of technical aspects, introduction to International Phonetic Alphabet, and greater emphasis on individual performance. Some outside reading required. Prerequisites: APST 120 is prerequisite to 121. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 8.
Sem 1 APST-120-01 TuTh 3:30-4:20 Mr. Anderson
Sem 2 APST-121-01 TuTh 3:30-4:20 Mr. Anderson
130. Viola Class 1 hour
A one-semester course required of all students whose principal applied study is violin. The course is designed to familiarize the student with viola technique and clef reading. Notes: This course may be waived by examination. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 1 APST-130-01 M 4:30-5:30 Mr. Vamos
Sem 2 APST-130-01 Tu 12:00-12:50 Mr. Vamos

 

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Classroom Applied Studies (200 Level)

204. Interpretation of Art Song 1 hour
Individual coaching sessions for singer/accompanist duos on musical style, interpretation, ensemble, languages, presentation. Students who begin coaching first semester for a second semester recital will receive a deferred grade after completion of the recital. Piano majors may substitute this course for one of the required keyboard accompanying credits. Notes: Accompanists may repeat the course for credit once. Consent: Consent of instructor required.
Enrollment Limit: 8. Open to seniors and artist diploma candidates preparing degree recitals, and to their accompanists.
Sem 1 APST-204-01 To be arranged Mr. Highfill
Sem 2 APST-204-01 To be arranged Mr. Highfill
208. Guided Piano Pedagogy Project 1 hour
An independent study course for prospective and declared piano pedagogy minors. Students must propose and complete a significant written research project in the field of piano pedagogy and present their work in a public lecture-demonstration. Topics may be drawn from the piano teaching literature, current pedagogical trends, or historical pedagogy. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 APST-208-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
Sem 2 APST-208-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
209. Guided Teaching Observation 1 hour
A student will observe a series of individual and group lessons to become familiar with a variety of teaching styles and pedagogical approaches. Requirements will include a portfolio of observation reports and regular consultation with the instructor. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Open to piano pedagogy minors or those intending to pursue the minor. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 APST-209-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
Sem 2 APST-209-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
210. Intermediate Piano Pedagogy 2 hours
General introduction for pianists to pedagogical principles, teaching repertoire, and learning materials and technology, with focus on teaching intermediate level students. Students will engage in lecture-discussions, critically respond to assigned readings, examine current teaching materials, and contribute regularly to a web-based discussion group. Observation and practice teaching of private and group lessons is required. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 13.
Sem 2 APST-210-01 WF 3:30-4:20 Mr. Hisey
plus observation and practice teaching to be arranged
211. Elementary Piano Pedagogy 2 hours
A one-semester introduction to the teaching of beginning piano and musicianship skills to young students in group and private settings. The course covers philosophical and developmental issues; as well as a thorough review of methods, materials, resources, and techniques for teaching at the elementary level. Weekly 1-hour lecture; regular supervised group and private teaching experiences. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 8. Open to piano majors or principals.
Sem 1 APST-211-01 M 3:30-4:20 Mr. Hisey
plus Labs MTh 6:15-7:00 p.m.
212, 213. Advanced Piano Class 2 hours
A continuation of APST 110, 111 Piano Class, including advanced work in technique, sight reading, harmonization, improvisation, accompaniment, and piano repertoire. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12. Open only to Conservatory students.

Sem 1

APST-212-01

TuTh 11:00-11:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-212-02

MW 2:30-3:20

Mr. Hisey

Sem 2

APST-213-01

TuTh 11:00-11:50

Mr. Hisey

APST-213-02

MW 2:30-3:20

Mr. Hisey

214, 215.

Keyboard Skills I, II

2 hours

Intensive practical experience in functional keyboard skills including keyboard harmony, sight reading, transposition, improvisation, score reading, continuo playing. Prerequisites: MUTH
132, APST 214 (or the waiver exam) is prerequisite to APST 215. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 8.

Sem 1

APST-214-01

MW 10:00-10:50

Mr. Boe

APST-214-02

TuTh 11:00-11:50

Ms. Crawford

APST-214-03

WF 9:00-9:50

Mr. Thomson

Sem 2

APST-215-01

MW 10:00-10:50

Mr. Boe

APST-215-02

TuTh 9:00-9:50

Ms. Crawford

APST-215-03

WF 9:00-9:50

Mr. Thomson

216.

Improvisation at the Organ

2 hours

A course designed to help students acquire the technical and mental disciplines necessary to improvise in different classical styles. The course is devoted primarily to learning how to apply keyboard harmony in improvising short pieces and to developing simple contrapuntal techniques. Cantus firmus treatment in two-, three-, and four-part textures will be explored along with more extended free forms. Prerequisites: APST 214. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 2 APST-216-01 To be arranged Mr. Thomson
230. The Teaching of Singing 3 hours
The first part of the course is designed as an introduction to aspects of physiology, acoustics, and phonetics of the singing instrument, relating them directly to comparative vocal techniques and to the materials of teaching. It presents practical application of systematic vocal technique to the teaching of singing. The Otto B. Schoepfle Vocal Arts Center will be heavily relied upon as a resource for the course. Prerequisites: significant vocal study. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 30. Junior or senior status required.
Sem 2 APST-230-01 WF 12:00-1:15 Ms. Manz
234. Flute Pedagogy 2 hours
A one-semester course, examining the various teaching techniques and methods for beginning through college level flutists. The course will include lectures and teaching observed by the class to be followed by discussion sessions. Participants will also teach supervised private lessons on a pay basis. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 6. Open to flute performance majors.
Sem 2 APST-234-01 Tu 4:30-6:30 Ms. Chastain
235. Percussion Instruments 1 hour
Primarily for music education majors. Designed to give students knowledge of the pedagogy of percussion instruments, materials and method books, and methods for building percussion sections of school ensembles. All percussion instruments are demonstrated and basic techniques taught, each student being required to develop basic playing ability. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12.
Sem 2 APST-235-01 TuTh 10:00-10:50 Mr. Rosen
236. Workshop in Writing for Percussion 2 hours
A workshop for composition majors only, concentrating on the problems of writing for percussion instruments and including studies of the characteristics and performance problems of all percussion instruments, notational systems, set-up problems, and orchestrational possibilities. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 6.
Sem 1 APST-236-01 TuTh 11:00-11:50 Mr. Rosen
240. Continuo Realization at the Keyboard 2 hours
A course in the technique and practice of realizing continuo parts in the music of the Baroque. Prerequisites: MUTH 132 and APST 214. Enrollment Limit: 5. Designed primarily for harpsichord, organ, piano, and music history majors.
Sem 2 APST-240-01 To be arranged Ms. Crawford
242. Baroque Violin for Violinists 1 hour
A one-semester course designed to acquaint violinists with the technique, style, and literature of the violin before 1750. Period instruments and bows will be used. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 8.
Sem 1 APST-242-01 To be arranged Ms. McDonald
244. Advanced Baroque Violin for Violinists 1 hour
A continuation of the introductory course with an emphasis on the solo repertoire. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 8.
Sem 1 APST-244-01 To be arranged Ms. McDonald
Sem 2 APST-244-01 To be arranged Ms. McDonald
260. Elementary Conducting 2 hours
Designed for conservatory students in any major, a course stressing baton technique and score preparation. The development of fundamental conducting approaches for expressive articulations and specific conducting problems. Prerequisites: Completion of MUTH 101 and 131 or the equivalent; some piano proficiency required. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 20. Not open to first-year students.
Sem 1 APST-260-01 MWF 10:00-10:50 Ms. Erwin
APST-260-02 MWF 10:00-10:50 Ms. Kerchner
261. Instrumental Conducting 2 hours
Designed to emphasize the development and refinement of baton and rehearsal technique, score preparation, and interpretation. Bowing styles, transpositions, and score analysis are included in the orchestral score study. Laboratory experience required (some Fridays, 11:00-11:50). Prerequisites: APST 260. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Sem 2 APST-261-01 MWF 10:00-10:50 Ms. Erwin
262. Choral Conducting 2 hours
Continued development of conducting technique with emphasis on choral rehearsal procedures, vocal development, diction, and choral performance practices. Laboratory experience required (some Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m.). Prerequisites: APST 260. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Sem 2 APST-262-01 MWF 10:00-10:50 Ms. Kerchner
272, 273. Stringed Instrument Class 2 hours
Includes performance fundamentals on and instructional methods and materials for violin, viola, cello, and double bass with playing experience on these instruments. Prerequisites: APST 272 is prerequisite for 273 except for those students who are at an advanced level of performing ability on a stringed instrument and who have successfully completed an audition/interview with the instructor. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 1 APST-272-01 TuTh 11:00-12:15 Ms. Erwin
Sem 2 APST-273-01 TuTh 11:00-12:15 Ms. Erwin
274, 275. Woodwind Instrument Class 2 hours
Includes performance fundamentals on and instructional methods and materials for at least three woodwind instruments. Prerequisites: APST 274 is a prerequisite for 275 except for those students who are at an advanced level of performing ability on a woodwind instrument and who have successfully completed an audition/interview with the instructor. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12.

Sem 1

APST-274-01

MWF 11:00-11:50

Mr. J. Knight

Sem 2

APST-275-01

MWF 11:00-11:50

Mr. J. Knight

276, 277. Brass Instrument Class 2 hours
Includes performance fundamentals on and instructional methods and materials for at least three brass instruments. Prerequisites: APST 276 is a prerequisite for 277 except for those students who are at an advanced level of performing ability on a brass instrument and who have successfully completed an audition/interview with the instructor. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12.
Sem 1 APST-276-01 MWF 9:00-9:50 Mr. J. Knight
Sem 2 APST-277-01 MWF 9:00-9:50 Mr. J. Knight
280. Prima Vista Group Reading (Woodwind Quintet) 1 hour
A discovery workshop for woodwind and French horn students to develop reading ability and ensemble flexibility. Notes: One semester will count toward small ensemble requirement of wind/brass students. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10 ( 2 per instrument.)
Sem 1 APST-280-01 To be arranged Mr. Debost
282. Viola Orchestral Repertoire Class 1 hour
A continuing study of those excerpts often required for orchestral auditions. Four to seven pieces will be covered per semester. Notes: May be repeated for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 6.
Sem 1 APST-282-01 F 5:00-6:00 Mr. Slowik
Sem 2 APST-282-01 F 5:00-6:00 Mr. Slowik
284. Orchestra Repertoire for Violin 1 hour
Repertoire will be chosen from works most frequently encountered at orchestral auditions. Emphasis will be on bowing styles and general techniques used in orchestral playing at the professional level. An attempt will be made to coordinate the repertoire with that of the Oberlin orchestras. Two simulated orchestral auditions will be required. Notes: May be repeated for credit. CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 1 APST-284-01 Th 3:00-4:30 Mr. Fulkerson
Sem 2 APST-284-01 Th 3:00-4:30 Mr. Fulkerson
285. Orchestra Repertoire for Double Bass 1 hour
Concentrated study and preparation of orchestral literature requested at professional orchestra auditions. Repertoire scheduled to be performed by the Oberlin orchestras may be incorporated into the coursework. A simulated professional audition with adjudication will be required at the end of each semester. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 1 APST-285-01 To be arranged Mr. Sperl
Sem 2 APST-285-01 To be arranged Mr. Sperl

 

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Classroom Applied Studies (300 Level)

310. Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Practicum 1 or 2 hours
An opportunity for students who have completed Intermediate Piano Pedagogy (APST 210) to further develop their teaching skills. Students will teach four pupils weekly as part of the Supervised Teaching Program. Required portfolios will include development of syllabi for individual students, self-critiques of video-taped lessons, written lesson reports, and assessments of student progress. Prerequisites: APST 210. Notes: May be repeated for a total of four credits. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 APST-310-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
Sem 2 APST-310-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
311. Elementary Piano Pedagogy Practicum 1 or 2 hours
An opportunity for students who have completed Elementary Piano Pedagogy (APST 211) to further develop their teaching skills. Students will observe and teach segments of group lessons for children in Piano Lab program. In addition, students will teach weekly individual lessons to
two children on a pay basis. Required portfolios will include observation reports, lesson plans and assessments, and self-critiques of video-taped teaching. Prerequisites: APST 211. Notes: May be repeated once for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 APST-311-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
Sem 2 APST-311-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
312. Class Piano Pedagogy Practicum 2 hours
An opportunity for students to gain experience in teaching college-level group piano. Students will observe all class sessions of a basic-level piano class, prepare and teach a series of class segments, and become familiar with a variety of teaching methods, materials, and technologies. Required portfolios will include observation reports, text evaluations, lesson plans and assessments, and self-critiques of video-taped teaching. Prerequisites: APST 209, APST 210. Notes: May be repeated once for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 5.
Sem 1 APST-312-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
Sem 2 APST-312-01 To be arranged Mr. Hisey
330. Cello Orchestral Repertoire Class 1 hour
A one-semester course designed to prepare junior and senior cello students for professional orchestral auditions. Orchestral repertoire will be studied. The course will culminate in a simulated professional audition. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 8.
Sem 2 APST-330-01 To be arranged Mr. Toth
340. Continuo Accompanying 1 hour
Coaching sessions for continuo players, individually and within ensembles. Intended primarily for keyboard players but cellists/gambists may enroll with consent of instructor. Students must be currently engaged in preparation of continuo parts for accompaniment of junior, senior, artist diploma, or master's recitals or other required performances. Students are encouraged to make arrangements to accompany specific soloists, subject to faculty approval. Notes: Historical Performance keyboard majors may take the course four times for credit. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 1 APST-340-01 To be arranged Ms. Crawford
Sem 2 APST-340-01 To be arranged Ms. Crawford
350, 351. Advanced Instrumental Conducting 2 hours
An overview and continued development of the art of conducting with emphasis given to gesture, score preparation, rehearsal technique, rhythm and transposition skills. Prerequisites: APST 261 or its equivalent. APST 350 is prerequisite to 351. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.
Sem 1 APST-350-01 TuTh 10:00-10:50 Mr. Polivnick
plus additional laboratory hour as required
Sem 2 APST-351-01 TuTh 10:00-10:50 Mr. Polivnick
plus additional laboratory hour as required
360, 361. Advanced Choral Conducting 2 hours
Continued development of conducting technique with emphasis given to structural analysis, score reading, rehearsal technique and performance practice. Prerequisites: Applicants must have completed APST 260 or its equivalent. APST 360 is prerequisite to 361. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 15.
Sem 1 APST-360-01 MW 11:00-11:50 Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-361-01 MW 11:00-11:50 Mr. Floyd

 

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Classroom Applied Studies (400 Level)

450, 451. Seminar in Orchestral Conducting 4 hours
A one-year course. Development of all elements of the conductor's craft: solfege, harmonic and formal analysis, rhythmic security, aural imagery, knowledge of instruments and voices,
technique/vocabulary of gesture, group management and psychology, rehearsal techniques, programming. Participation in performing ensembles and assistance in preparation of ensembles for performance are included. Prerequisites: See statement under Master of Music in Conducting. APST 450 is prerequisite to 451. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: Open only to orchestral conducting majors.
Sem 1 APST-450-01 To be arranged Mr. Polivnick
Sem 2 APST-451-01 To be arranged Mr. Polivnick
460, 461. Seminar in Choral Conducting 4 hours
A one-year course. Development of all elements of the conductor's craft: harmonic and formal analysis, rhythmic security, aural imagery, knowledge of instruments and voices, technique and vocabulary of gesture, group management and psychology, rehearsal techniques, and programming. Participation in performing ensembles and assistance in preparation of ensembles for performance are essential course components. Prerequisites: See statement under Master of Music in Conducting. APST 460 is prerequisite to 461. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: Open to choral conducting majors.
Sem 1 APST-460-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-461-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd

 

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Classroom Applied Studies (500 Level)

550, 551. Seminar in Orchestral Conducting 4 hours
A one-year course. The continued development of all of the elements of the conductor's craft begun in APST 450, 451. Prerequisites: See statement under Master of Music in Conducting. APST 550 is prerequisite to APST 551. Consent: Consent of instructor required.
Sem 1 APST-550-01 To be arranged Mr. Polivnick
Sem 2 APST-551-01 To be arranged Mr. Polivnick
552, 553. Graduate Project in Orchestral Conducting 1 hour
A course of guided study in preparation for the Comprehensive Final Examination. Prerequisites: See statement under Master of Music in Conducting. APST 552 is prerequisite to 553. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: Open only to orchestral conducting majors in the M.M. program.
Sem 1 APST-552-01 To be arranged Mr. Polivnick
Sem 2 APST-553-01 To be arranged Mr. Polivnick
560, 561. Seminar in Choral Conducting 4 hours
A one-year course. The continued development of all of the elements of the conductor's craft begun in APST 460, 461. Prerequisites: See statement under Master of Music in Conducting. APST 560 is prerequisite to APST 561. Consent: Consent of instructor required.
Sem 1 APST-560-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-561-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd
562, 563. Graduate Project in Choral Conducting 1 hour
A course of guided study in preparation for the Comprehensive Final Examination. Prerequisites: See statement under Master of Music in Conducting. APST 562 is prerequisite to 563. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: Open only to Choral Conducting majors in the M.M. program.
Sem 1 APST-562-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-563-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd

 

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Classroom Applied Studies (600 Level)

601. Performance Projects (Artist Diploma) 1 hour
Projects may include accompanying of recitals or performing solo recitals (including preparation of the two required solo recitals), and other public performance as soloist, arranged in consultation with the major teacher. Some of the projects are to be prepared independently by the student. Projects are evaluated each semester by members of the major department to arrive at a course grade. Enrollment Limit: Open only to students enrolled in the Artist Diploma program.
Hours to be arranged Staff
602. Graduate Lecture Recital 1 hour
The student will prepare and present the lecture-recital required for the Historical Performance Master's degree. The project is supervised jointly by the principal applied instructor and an academic performance practice faculty member. The topic must be chosen in consultation with both supervising faculty members. Consent: Consent of the principal applied instructor required.

Sem 1

APST-602-01

To be arranged

Mr. Plank

Sem 2

APST-602-01

To be arranged

Mr. Plank

 

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Ensembles

(These courses may be repeated for credit.)
A student may elect to take a large ensemble (Musical Union, Oberlin College Choir, Oberlin Orchestra, Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, Oberlin Wind Ensemble, Opera Chorus, Collegium Musicum, Oberlin College Community Strings, College-Community Winds, Oberlin Jazz Ensemble, Contemporary Music Ensemble, Ensemble for Percussionists) for "0" credit if: the student's schedule is at 17 hours before the large ensemble credit is added; approval is given by the student's Conservatory advisor(s); final approval is given by the associate dean.
600. Performance Ensembles (Artist Diploma) 1 hour
Students are assigned by the major teacher to various performing groups in consultation with the conductors or supervisors of these groups. Open only to students enrolled in the Artist Diploma program.
Hours to be arranged Staff
700. Musical Union 1 hour
An organization dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of large choral masterworks. Two major concerts are presented yearly. Notes: CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 100. Open to all members of the College community.
Sem 1 APST-700-01 M 7:15-9:30 pm Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-700-01 M 7:15-9:30 pm Mr. Floyd
701. Oberlin College Choir 1 hour
A large select ensemble which performs a broad spectrum of a cappella and accompanied choral literature from all periods. Presents on-campus concerts and off-campus performance tours. Notes: CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 60.
Sem 1 APST-701-01 MTuWTh 4:30-5:20 Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-701-01 MTuWTh 4:30-5:20 Mr. Floyd
703. Chamber Choir 1 hour
A chamber vocal ensemble of 16 to 20 experienced singers. Notes: CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. CR/NE grading. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 24.
Sem 1 APST-703-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd
Sem 2 APST-703-01 To be arranged Mr. Floyd
704. Opera Chorus 1 hour
Participation and performance in the Opera Chorus of a major Opera Theater production. Since not all operas contain substantial chorus material, credit will be available only for those operas providing significant choruses. Notes: Credit availability will be determined by the Opera Theater director, conductor, and choral director. CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 30.

Sem 1

APST-704-01

To be arranged

Mr. Field

Sem 2

APST-704-01

To be arranged

Mr. Field

710. Oberlin Orchestra 1-2 hours
A full symphony orchestra dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of primarily large-scaled masterworks. Normally, five orchestral programs and one opera production yearly. Notes: Students may elect the two-credit option following consultation with advisor. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 110.
Sem 1 APST-710-01 MWF 2:30-4:20 Mr. Polivnick
Sem 2 APST-710-01 MWF 2:30-4:20 Mr. Polivnick
711. Oberlin Chamber Orchestra 1-2 hours
A chamber orchestra dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of appropriately scaled masterworks. Normally, five chamber orchestra programs and one opera production yearly. Notes: Students may elect the two-credit option following consultation with advisor.
Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 75.
Sem 1 APST-711-01 M 7:30-9:30 pm Mr. Polivnick
TuTh 4:30-6:30
Sem 2 APST-711-01 M 7:30-9:30 pm Mr. Polivnick
TuTh 4:30-6:30
712. Trombone Choir 1 hour
Trombone Choir provides trombone majors and secondary students an opportunity to perform original music and transcriptions. The purpose of this ensemble is to apply our foundational work in lessons and to perfect sound, pitch, and ensemble playing. During the Baroque Period, the trombone was referred to as the voice of an angel. Our goal is to sound like the voice of an angel. CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 25.
Sem 1 APST-712-01 To be arranged Mr. DeSano
Sem 2 APST-712-01 To be arranged Mr. DeSano
714. Trumpet Ensemble 1 hour
Coaching in section playing in standard orchestral repertoire and of works written for trumpet ensemble. CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 16.
Sem 1 APST 714-01 To be arranged Mr. Anthony
Sem 2 APST 714-01 To be arranged Mr. Anthony
720. Oberlin Wind Ensemble 1-2 hours
An ensemble that performs literature of widely varying styles and periods. Repertory also varies in size from unconducted quartets up to large scale symphonic works. Three concerts are given each semester. Notes: Students may elect the two-credit option following consultation with advisor. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 50.
Sem 1 APST-720-01 M 7:30-9:30 pm Mr. Weiss
TuTh 2:30-4:20
Sem 2 APST-720-01 M 7:30-9:30 pm Mr. Weiss
TuTh 2:30-4:20
722. College-Community Winds 1 hour
An organization specializing in reading, preparing, and performing music written for band. One concert presented each semester. Notes: CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 75. Open to all members of the college, conservatory and community.

Sem 1

APST-722-01

M 4:30-6:15

Mr. J. Knight

Sem 2

APST-722-01

M 4:30-6:15

Mr. J. Knight

723. Contemporary Music Ensemble 1 hour
A select group performing three concerts each semester that focuses on recent works by composers of very diverse styles and background with occasional masterworks from the twentieth century. Faculty and student composers are presented each year. Frequently the ensemble works directly with composers invited to campus. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 50.
Sem 1 APST-723-01 MWF 1:00-2:20 Mr. Weiss
Sem 2 APST-723-01 MWF 1:00-2:20 Mr. Weiss
725. Oberlin College Community Strings 1 hour
Preparation and performance of selected repertoire for string orchestra. Notes: CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 50. Open by audition to all members of the college, conservatory and town communities.
Sem 1 APST-725-01 Tu 7:00-9:00 pm Mr. Highfill
Sem 2 APST-725-01 Tu 7:00-9:00 pm Mr. Highfill
730. Collegium Musicum 1 hour
A vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque music. Two major concerts yearly. CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 40.
Sem 1 APST-730-01 MW 4:30-5:20 Mr. Plank
Sem 2 APST-730-01 MW 4:30-5:20 Mr. Plank
750. Javanese Gamelan 1 hour
Beginning instruction in an ensemble of bronze gongs and keyed instruments from central Java in Indonesia. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12.
Sem 1 APST-750-01 W 4:30-6:00 Mr. R. Knight
751. Performing the Music of India 1 hour
Next offered 2001-2002.
Registration procedures for APST 800, 805, 806, 810. Students wishing to enroll for APST 800, 805, 806, or 810 must fill out an application, available in the student lounge, at the beginning of the semester. Students add APST 800, 805, 806, 810 to their schedules only after being assigned to an ensemble. Assignments are made by the Associate Dean's Office in consultation with faculty.
800. Chamber Music 1 hour
See registration procedures above. Since it may not be possible to assign all students to a faculty coach, priority in placement in a group is given to upperclass students who need to complete an ensemble requirement. Individual ensembles may be offered for CR/NE only, at the option of the ensemble coach. Consent: Consent of dean required. Enrollment Limit: 15.
Hours to be arranged Staff
804. Orchestral Repertoire for Brasses 1 hour
A study of works from the standard repertoire with emphasis on concepts of style and ensemble. Notes: May be repeated for credit a maximum of three times. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 12. Enrollment limited to a maximum of two standard symphony orchestra brass sections, with priority given to third-, fourth-, and fifth-year students.
Sem 1 APST-804-01 To be arranged Mr. DeSano
Sem 2 APST-804-01 To be arranged Mr. DeSano
805. Contemporary Chamber Music 1 hour
Same as APST 800, except that the repertoire covered is limited to 20th-century music of such composers as Schoenberg, Berg, Webern, Stravinsky, Bartok, Hindemith, and especially, living
composers. Notes: Registration and credit procedures are the same as for APST 800. Consent: Consent of dean required.
Hours to be arranged Staff
806. Advanced String Quartet Seminar 2 hours
A performance class designed around a body of repertoire by the same composer. Examples include Beethoven Op.18, 59 or late quartets; Brahms quartets; Dvorák Quartets, etc. Each string quartet will receive one coaching and participate in the weekly two-hour class meetings. The class will focus on performance issues e.g., strokes, intonation and sound, and will culminate in performances of the complete works. Prerequisites: One semester of previous work together required. Notes: Registration and credit procedures are the same as for APST 800. Consent: Consent of dean required. Enrollment Limit: 12 (three quartets).
Sem 1 APST-806-01 To be arranged Staff
Sem 2 APST-806-01 To be arranged Staff
810. Piano Ensemble 1 hour
See registration procedures above. Since it may not be possible to assign all students to a faculty coach, priority is given in placement in an ensemble to upperclass students. Consent: Consent of dean required. Enrollment Limit: 5 per section.

Sem 1

APST-810-01

To be arranged

Ms. Duphil

APST-810-02

To be arranged

Ms. Frumkin

APST-810-03

To be arranged

Mr. Margolis

APST-810-04

To be arranged

Ms. Rutstein

APST-810-05

To be arranged

Mr. Shannon

APST-810-06

To be arranged

Ms. Cheng

APST-810-07

To be arranged

Ms. Song

APST-810-08

To be arranged

Mr. Takács

APST-810-09

To be arranged

Mr. Chow

Sem 2

APST-810-01

To be arranged

Ms. Duphil

APST-810-02

To be arranged

Ms. Frumkin

APST-810-03

To be arranged

Mr. Margolis

APST-810-04

To be arranged

Ms. Rutstein

APST-810-05

To be arranged

Mr. Shannon

APST-810-06

To be arranged

Ms. Cheng

APST-810-07

To be arranged

Ms. Song

APST-810-08

To be arranged

Mr. Takács

APST-810-09

To be arranged

Mr. Chow

812.

Double Bass Ensemble

1 hour

Preparation and performance of ensemble repertoire for Double Bass (duos, trios, quartets, etc.). Consent: Consent of instructor required.
Sem 1 APST-812-01 To be arranged Mr. Haigh
Sem 2 APST-812-01 To be arranged Mr. Haigh
814. Harp Ensemble 1 hour
Includes a variety of activities and topics designed to address many aspects of career preparation, such as group study of orchestral excerpts, harp ensemble repertoire, stage presentation, performance techniques, practice and tuning skills, harp maintenance, and pedagogy. All harp majors are required to attend harp ensemble during each year of study at Oberlin, whether taking the class for credit or auditing. Consent: Consent of instructor required.

Sem 1

APST-814-01

Tu 5:30-6:30

Ms. Kondonassis

Sem 2

APST-814-01

Tu 5:30-6:30

Ms. Kondonassis

843. Baroque Ensemble 1 hour
The class is designed for players of historical instruments: e.g., baroque flute, baroque violin, baroque recorder, viola da gamba, harpsichord, and for singers. Notes: CR/NE grading. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Students add APST 843 to their schedules only after being assigned to an ensemble. Admission by audition. Enrollment Limit: 30.

Sem 1

APST-843-01

To be arranged

Ms. Crawford

APST-843-02

To be arranged

Mr. Boe

APST-843-03

To be arranged

Mr. Breitman

APST-843-04

To be arranged

Ms. McDonald

APST-843-05

To be arranged

Ms. Melville

APST-843-06

To be arranged

Staff

Sem 2

APST-843-01

To be arranged

Ms. Crawford

APST-843-02

To be arranged

Mr. Boe

APST-843-03

To be arranged

Mr. Breitman

APST-843-04

To be arranged

Ms. McDonald

APST-843-05

To be arranged

Ms. Melville

APST-843-06

To be arranged

Staff

844.

Renaissance Recorder Ensemble

1-2 hours

Study of performance on Renaissance recorders. Repertoire is chosen from a different area of concentration each semester. Notes: The one-hour credit option requires one coached rehearsal per week as well as outside practice and rehearsal. The two-hour credit option requires an additional one-hour per week for preparation of a performance/research project involving source materials related to the music or playing of Renaissance recorders. Consent: Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 10.

Sem 1

APST-844-01

To be arranged

Ms. Melville

Sem 2

APST-844-01

To be arranged

Ms. Melville

 

 

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