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  Academic Programs / Music & Dance

Jazz Studies, Instrumental Performance

Terell Stafford, Director
215-204-8036
tstaffor@temple.edu

Students of Temple's Jazz Studies program have the opportunity to participate in both large and small ensembles. Jazz Band, Lab Band, Brass Ensemble, Fusion Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble, and New Music by Temple Composers provide a comprehensive performance experience in solo as well as ensemble playing for both instrumentalists and vocalists. All of the performing groups are coached by an experienced faculty of musician-educators. Graduates are prepared to begin a career as professional performers. 

Bachelor of Music: Jazz Instrumental Performance

 

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 1503 Instrumental Major 4  
Music 1405 Secondary Piano for Music Majors 1  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 1711 Theory I 4  
English 0802, 0812 or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx U.S. Society 3 GU
Subtotal      17  
 
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 1504 Instrumental Major 4  
Music Studies 1106 Jazz Secondary Piano 1  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 1712 Theory II (Jazz) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Global/World Society 3 GG
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Quantitative Literacy 4 GQ
Subtotal      17  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 2503 Instrumental Major 4  
Music Studies 2105 Jazz Secondary Piano 1  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Varies Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 2711 Theory III (Jazz) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Race & Diversity 3 GD
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
Subtotal      17  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 2504 Instrumental Major 4  
Music Studies 2106 Jazz Secondary Piano 1  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 2712 Theory IV (Jazz) 4  
Music Studies 4113 Jazz Improvisation: Theory & Practice I 2  
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
Music  Varies Ensemble 1  
Subtotal     16  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 3503 Instrumental Major 4  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Varies Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 4112 Jazz Arranging I 3  
Music Studies 4114 Jazz Improvisation: Theory & Practice II 2  
Music Studies 3196 History of Pop 3 WI
Music Studies   1118 Business of Music I 2  
Subtotal     16  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 3504 Instrumental Major 4  
Music Varies Small Ensemble 1  
Music Varies Ensemble 1  
Music Studies 4111 Jazz Style & Analysis 2  
Music Studies 2114 History of Jazz 3  
Music Studies 2704 Music in History 3  
Subtotal      14  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 4503 Instrumental Major 4  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Varies Ensemble 1  
Music 2323 Basic Conducting 1  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology I 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Human Behavior 3 GB
Subtotal     13  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Music 4584 Instrumental Major 4  
Music 3100 Small Jazz Ensemble 1  
Music Studies   *Music Technology Elective 3  
Music Studies 3896 Theory Seminar II 3 WI
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology II 3 GS
Subtotal      14  
 
Degree Total     124  
 
*Music Technology Electives    
Music Studies 4712 Computer Synthesis of Music (Spring) 3  
Music Studies 4713   Sound Recording (Fall) 3  
Music Studies 4714 Sound Editing (Spring) 3  
Music Studies 4716 Composing Music for Films (Fall) 3  
Music Studies 4719 MIDI (Fall) 3  
Music Studies 4762 Music Technology (Spring) 3  

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