A survey of major solo literature for bowed string instruments. Survey of Wind and Percussion
(MUL 4450) 2 credits
Course includes listening, analysis, and grading of wind and percussion solo literature from the Baroque period to the present.
Survey of Wind and Percussion Chamber Literature
(MUL 4451) 2 credits
Course includes listening, analysis, and grading of wind and percussion chamber literature from the Baroque period to the present.
Survey of Orchestra Literature
(MUL 4500) 3 credits
Prerequisites: MUH 4211 and MUH 4212 Corequisites: MUG 4301 This course provides a survey of orchestral literature from the Baroque through the 20th century, focusing on innovations, changing roles of orchestral instruments, performance style and techniques, and interpretative philosophies.
Wind Instrument Literature
(MUL 4550) 3 credits
Prerequisites: MUG 3301 A study of wind instrumental literature and history from the late Baroque through the 20th century.
Survey of Vocal Solo Literature
(MUL 4602) 3 credits
Prerequisites: MUH 4211 and MUH 4212 with grades of "C" or higher A survey of vocal solo literature covering the art song, opera, oratorio, and cantata from the 1600 to the present.
Survey of Choral Music Literature
(MUL 4643) 3 credits
Prerequisites: 3 semesters Music History, Music Theory through Form and Analysis A survey of choral music history and literature from the Renaissance to the present.
(MUM 3032) 2 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor To teach students to perform in many styles of music, so as to be able to succeed in a recording studio setting. This will require familiarity with jazz, classical, Latin and world music styles, an ability to learn different styles quickly, an ability to work closely with other musicians in an ensemble setting, and an ability to work with prerecorded rhythm tracks, click tracks and other commonly used technologies in the modern recording studio.
Vocal Coaching for the Recording Studio
(MUM 3033) 2 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor This course is designed to familiarize singers and non singers with studio recording production . All styles of singing encompassing various genres will be addressed.
Introduction to the Music Business
(MUM 3301) 3 credits
Prerequisites: Junior standing, ECO 2013, 2023 An introduction to the history, principles, and practices of the music industry. Topics will include recording, publishing, copyrights, licensing, promotion and arts management, music and instrument merchandising, contracts, and music in mass communication.
Legal Issues for the Musician
(MUM 3303) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor In-depth study of the legal aspects of the music business, including contract writing, copyright , royalties , performance rights organizations and licensing. Emphasis on practical experiences.
Music Publishing and Copyright
(MUM 4304) 2 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor Designed to teach students the basics of music copyright laws and the field of music publishing.
Audio Engineering for the Musician
(MUM 4625) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor Teaches students the basics of audio engineering and recording techniques in an interactive environment. Students use the FAU recording studio to create projects and work together in a collaborative effort. They learn the process and skills necessary to engineer their own recordings and work effectively in a professional recording studio.
Live Sound Reinforcement
(MUM 4628) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor To teach students the basics of audio engineering and live sound reinforcement in an interactive environment. Students work together in a collaborative effort to learn the processes and skills necessary to engineer live performances of music, theater, and public announcements.
(MUM 4723) 3 credits
Prerequisite: MUT 2117, permission of instructor Corequisite: MUS 4343 The study of the artistic and technical skills necessary to be a music producer, with a focus on record production.
Music Marketing and Public Relations
(MUM 4732) 2 credits
Students will explore marketing, promotion , and public relations techniques employed to promote sales of recorded music and other commercial development of musical artists.
World Music Ensemble
(MUN 3494) 1 credit
This course is for players of different instruments who would like to explore music and instruments from around the world in an ensemble situation. Students interact with other instruments, playing and improvising in the styles of different countries.
University Marching Band
(MUN 4113) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Enrollment by audition only The FAU Marching Band is open to all regularly enrolled University students after clearing entry with the director of bands. The University Band will read and perform literature on the field and in the stands at home football games and selected away games and at pep rallies, ranging from arrangements of light classics to pop and rock. May be repeated for credit.
(MUN 4144) 1 credit
The performance of advanced chamber wind music from the 16th through the 20th centuries by a chamber ensemble of ten to 16 wind instrumentalists. Open by audition.
(MUN 4213) 1 credit
Prerequisite: Permission through audition An instrumental ensemble performing works from the symphonic repertory.