Courses

  • CFA ML 597: Applied Baroque Trumpet (Hour)
    14 1-hour private lessons provided by faculty for CFA students majoring in music. Development of technical skills through etudes, exercises, and repertoire as appropriate, practice techniques, interpretation of musical styles, and preparation of juries, recitals, and/or auditions, all in relation to building performance skills and command of the repertoire on the student's instrument. Registration by permission only. 1-4 cr.
  • CFA ML 598: Applied Baroque Trumpet (Half-Hour)
    14 1/2-hour (or 7 1-hour) private lessons provided by faculty for CFA students majoring in music. Development of technical skills through etudes, exercises, and repertoire as appropriate, practice techniques, interpretation of musical styles, and preparation of juries, recitals, and/or auditions, all in relation to building performance skills and command of the repertoire on the student's instrument. Registration by permission only. 1-2 cr.
  • CFA MP 111: Group Piano 1
    An introduction to piano performance. Emphasis on music reading, piano technique, basic keyboard harmonization. Open to all beginning-level piano students. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 112: Group Piano 2
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CFA MP111 or placement by audition. A continuation of technique building at the piano developed in CFA MU 151. Focus is on developing aural and visual skills that enable students to perform elementary-level piano music. Introduction to sight-reading, music theory. Open to all students. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 113: Group Piano 3
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CFA MP111 and MP112 or placement by audition. Focus on functional piano, the playing of simple accompaniments and intermediate-level piano music. Introduction to chording and playing by ear. Intermediate-level sight-reading and basic piano ensemble experience, and basic keyboard pattern and transposition. Open to music majors and Boston University students. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 115: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Piano (Hour)
    14 1-hour private piano lessons provided by CFA graduate piano majors for students not majoring in piano performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior piano experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 116: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Piano (Half-hour)
    14 1/2-hour private piano lessons provided by CFA graduate piano majors for students not majoring in piano performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior piano experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 0.5 cr.
  • CFA MP 130: Class Voice
    Beginning fundamentals and concepts of vocal techniques. 1 cr. Both semesters.
  • CFA MP 131: Phonetics for Singing 1
    The study of English and Italian lyric diction through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Emphasis on mastering the symbols and sounds of the alphabet and the study of its practical application. Approximately one-half term devoted to work in each language. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 132: Phonetics for Singing 2
    The study of French and German lyric diction through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Emphasis on mastering the symbols and sounds of the alphabet and the study of its practical application. Approximately one-half term devoted to work in each language. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 135: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Voice (Hour)
    14 1-hour private voice lessons provided by CFA graduate voice majors for students not majoring in vocal performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior vocal experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 136: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Voice (Half-hour)
    14 1/2-hour private voice lessons provided by CFA graduate voice majors for students not majoring in vocal performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior vocal experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 0.5 cr.
  • CFA MP 145: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Strings (Hour)
    14 1-hour private instrument lessons provided by CFA graduate string majors for students not majoring in string performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior string experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 146: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Strings (Half-hour)
    14 1/2-hour private instrument lessons provided by CFA graduate string majors for students not majoring in string performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior string experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 0.5 cr.
  • CFA MP 155: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Woodwinds (Hour)
    14 1-hour private instrument lessons provided by CFA graduate woodwind majors for students not majoring in woodwind performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior woodwind experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 156: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Woodwinds (Half-hour)
    14 1/2-hour private instrument lessons provided by CFA graduate woodwind majors for students not majoring in woodwind performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior woodwind experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 0.5 cr.
  • CFA MP 165: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Brass (Hour)
    14 1-hour private instrument lessons provided by CFA graduate brass majors for students not majoring in brass performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior brass experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 166: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Brass (Half-hour)
    14 1/2-hour private instrument lessons provided by CFA graduate brass majors for students not majoring in brass performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior brass experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 0.5 cr.
  • CFA MP 175: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Percussion (Hour)
    14 1-hour private lessons on classical concert percussion provided by CFA graduate percussion majors for students not majoring in percussion performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior percussion experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 1 cr.
  • CFA MP 176: Non-major Private Music Instruction: Percussion (Half-hour)
    14 1/2-hour private lessons on classical concert percussion provided by CFA graduate percussion majors for students not majoring in percussion performance. Class is offered to students with or without prior percussion experience and no pre-requisites are required. Open to CFA and non-CFA students. Course requires applied music fee. 0.5 cr.