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Jazz Studies

Ed Flanagan, Program Administrator
(215) 204-6989

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 a highly experienced faculty of musician-educators. Graduates are well prepared to begin a career as professional performers.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Jazz Performance
Freshman Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Instrumental Major 03, 04 4 4
Secondary Piano 05 1 0
Jazz Secondary Piano 06 0 1
Ensemble 1 1
Aural Skills 31, 32 2 2
Intro. to Theory & Lit. 45 2 0
History of Pop 132 3 0
History of Jazz 138 0 3
Comp. C050 3 0
Theory C143(4) 0 3
Math. C055 0 3
Total 16 17

Sophomore Year
Instrumental Major 103, 104 4 4
Jazz Secondary Piano 105, 106 1 1
Small Ensemble 1 1
Large Ensemble 1 1
Theory 144(4), C243(4) 3 3
Aural Skills 33 2 0
Jazz Improvisation 333 0 2
Audio Engineering 320 0 2
Business of Music 318 2 0
Physics (Acoustics) C067 3 0
Individual and Society 0 3
17 17

Junior Year
Instrumental Major 203, 204 4 4
Small Ensemble 1 1
Large Ensemble 1 1
Jazz Improvisation 334 2 0
Jazz Arranging 331 3 0
Music Elective 0 2
Jazz Style and Analysis 326 0 2
Conducting 123, 124 1 1
IH X051, X052 3 3
+ Science B 0 3
15 17

Senior Year
Instrumental Major 303, 304 4 4
Small Ensemble 1 1
Large Ensemble 1 1
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
Music Electives 2 2
American Culture 3 0
International Studies 3 3
17 14

Degree Total: 130

+ Computers in Music Applications C315 recommended.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Jazz Arranging/Composing

Freshman Year 1st Sem. 2nd Sem.
Concentration 01, 02, 07, 08, or 13, 14 2 2
Secondary Piano 05 1 0
Jazz Secondary Piano 06 0 1
Ensemble 1 1
Aural Skills 31, 32 2 2
Intro. to Theory & Lit. 45 2 0
History of Pop 132 3 0
History of Jazz 138 0 3
Comp. C050 3 0
Theory C143(4) 0 3
Electives 2 2
Math. C055 0 3
16 17

Sophomore Year
Concentration 101, 102, 107, 108, or 113, 114 2 2
Jazz Secondary Piano 105, 106 1 1
Aural Skills 33 2 0
Theory 144(4), C243(4) 3 3
Audio Engineering 320 0 2
Business of Music 318 2 0
Music Elective 0 2
Ensemble 1 1
IH X051, X052 3 3
Physics (Acoustics) C067 3 0
17 14

Junior Year
Concentration 201, 202, 207, 208, or 213, 214 2 2
Jazz Arranging 331, 336 3 3
Seminar in Jazz Comp. 337 2 2
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
Conducting 123 0 1
Music Elective 0 2
+ Am. Culture/English C056 3 0
Ensemble 1 1
International Studies 3 3
17 17

Senior Year
Concentration 301, 302 or 313, 314 2 2
Sem. in Adv. Comp. and Arr. 338 2 2
Seminar in Jazz Comp. 337 2 2
Orchestration 242 2 0
Conducting 124 1 0
Music Electives 3 3
Music Elective 0 2
Ensemble 1 1
Individual and Society 0 3
++ Science B 3 0
16 15

Degree Total: 130

+ Fulfills American Culture requirement; recommended.
++ Computers in Music Applications C315 recommended.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Jazz Voice

Freshman Year 1st Sem.2nd Sem.
Voice Major 15, 16 3 3
Secondary Piano 05 1 0
Jazz Secondary Piano 06 0 1
Jazz Vocal Ensemble 382 1 1
Aural Skills 31, 32 2 2
Theory C143(4) 0 3
Intro. to Theory & Lit. 45 2 0
History of Jazz 138 0 3
History of Pop 132 3 0
Comp. C050 0 3
Math. C055 0 3
15 16

Sophomore Year
Voice Major 115, 116 3 3
Jazz Secondary Piano 105, 106 1 1
Jazz Vocal Ensemble 382 1 1
Large Ensemble 1 1
Theory 144(4), C243(4) 3 3
Aural Skills 33 2 0
Jazz Improvisation 333 0 2
Individual and Society 0 3
Physics (Acoustics) C067 30
Audio Engineering 320 0 2
Business of Music 318 2 0
16 16

Junior Year
Voice Major 215, 216 3 3
Conducting 123, 124 1 1
Ensemble 1 1
Jazz Vocal Ensemble 382 1 1
Jazz Arranging 331 3 0
Jazz Improvisation 334 2 0
Jazz Style and Analysis 326 0 3
IH X051, X052 3 3
+ American Culture 0 3
%Music Elective 0 2
14 17

Senior Year
Voice Major 315, 316 3 3
Ensemble 1 1
Jazz Vocal Ensemble 382 1 1
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
International Studies 3 3
++ Science B 3 0
% Music Electives 3 3
17 14

Degree Total: 125

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Theory

Jan Krzywicki, Chair
(215) 204-8309

The Music Theory Department prepares its majors to be well-rounded practical musicians able to apply skills and knowledge to performance, composition, analysis, research, and teaching.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Music Theory

Freshman Year 1st Sem. 2nd Sem.
Concentration 01, 02, 07, 08; or 13, 14 2 2
Secondary Piano 05, 06 1 1
Voice 11, 12 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 41, 42 2 2
Theory C143 0 3
Intro. to Music Theory and Lit. 45 2 0
Comp. C050 3 0
+ German 51, 52 4 4
Math. C050 3 0
16 17

Sophomore Year
Concentration 101, 102, 107, 108; or 113, 114 2 2
Secondary Piano 105, 106 1 1
Conducting 123, 124 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 141, 142 2 2
Theory 144, C243 3 3
Music in History 160, 161 2 2
+ German 61, 62 3 3
15 15
Junior Year
Concentration 201, 202, 207, 208; or 213, 214 2 2
Secondary Piano 205, 206 1 1
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
Keyboard Harmony 241 0 3
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Conducting 330 or 331 2 0
Analysis 345 0 2
Counterpoint 343 2 0
Theory Seminar 270 (cr) 2
Physics (Acoustics) C067 3 0
IH X051, X052 3 3
17 17

Senior Year
Improvisation 147 0 2
Orchestration 242 2 0
Composition 248, 249 2 2
Score Reading 344 0 2
Comparative Theory 341 3 0
Ensemble 1 0
Music Elective 0 2
Theory Seminar 270, W271 2 2
American Culture 3 0
% Science B 0 3
# Arts 0 3
Individual and Society 3 0
16 16

Degree Total: 129

+ Language-Substitute language may be considered upon written petition.
% Sci B-C315 Computers in Musical Applications strongly recommended.
# Art History strongly recommended.

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Composition

Maurice Wright, Chair
(215) 204-8016

The Composition Department offers courses in composition for various media including electronic music. Creativity, the development of personal expression through music, and the assessment of music’s role in the 20th century societal context are the focal points for composition majors.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Composition

Freshman Year 1st Sem. 2nd Sem.
Concentration 01, 02, 07, 08 or 13, 14 2 2
Secondary Piano 05, 06 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 41, 42 2 2
Theory C143 0 3
Intro. to Mus. Theory and Lit. 45 2 0
+ Composition 248, 249 (cr) (cr)
Comp. C050 3 0
Foreign Language 51, 52 4 4
Math. C055 0 3
15 16

Sophomore Year
Concentration 101, 102, 107, 108 or 113, 114 2 2
Secondary Piano 105, 106 1 1
Conducting 123, 124 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 0 1
Aural Theory 141, 142 2 2
Theory 144, C243 3 3
Music in History 160, 161 2 2
+ Composition 248, 249 (cr) (cr)
Physics (Acoustics) C067 3 0
Comp. in Mus. Applic. C315 0 3
Individual and Society 3 0
17 15

Junior Year
Concentration 201, 202, 207, 208 or 213, 214 2 2
Secondary/Piano 205, 206 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble1 1
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
Counterpoint 343 2 0
Composition 248, 249 2 2
Keyboard Harmony 241 3 0
Conducting 330 or 331 0 2
Arts Elective 0 3
MIDI Composition 346 3 0
Computer Music 347 0 2
17 16

Senior Year
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Composition 348, 349 3 3
Elective 3 2
Cont. Prac., The. and Lit. 254, 255 3 3
Orchestration 242, 342 2 2
IH X051, X052 3 3
American Culture 0 3
15 17

Degree Total: 128

+ Although composition majors are required to take these courses, they receive no credit until their junior year.

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Music History

Stephen Willier, Chair
(215) 204-8320

The Music History Department emphasizes a historic approach to the study of music and the development of scholarly research skills.

Bachelor of Music
Major in Music History
Freshman Year 1st Sem 2nd Sem
Concentration 01, 02, 07, 08 or 13, 14 2 2
Secondary Piano 05, 06 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 41, 42 2 2
Theory C143 0 3
Intro. to Mus. Theory and Lit. 45 2 0
Comp. C050 3 0
Math. C055 0 3
Foreign Language 51, 52 4 4
15 16

Sophomore Year
Concentration 101, 102, 107, 108 or 113, 114 2 2
Secondary Piano 105, 106 1 1
Conducting 123, 124 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Aural Theory 141, 142 2 2
Theory 144, C243 3 3
Music in History 160, 161 2 2
Foreign Language 61, 62 3 3
15 15

Junior Year
Concentration 201, 202, 207, 208 or 213, 214 2 2
Secondary/Piano 205, 206 1 1
Choral/Instrumental Ensemble 1 1
Counterpoint 343 2 0
Music in History W260, W261 3 3
English Literature Elective 3 0
Music Elective 2 0
American Culture 0 3
+ Arts 0 3
IH X051, X052 3 3
17 16

Senior Year
Conducting 330 or 331 2 0
Early Music Ens. 397 1 1
Analysis 345 0 2
Keyboard Harmony 241 3 0
Orchestration 242 0 2
Music History Electives 3 3
Music Elective 0 2
History Elective 0 3
Comp. in Mus. Applic. C315 0 3
Physics (Acoustics) C067 3 0
Individual and Society 3 0
15 16

Degree Total: 125

+ Art History recommended.

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