MUS-2111 Jazz/Contemporary Ear Training III

1 credit

Prerequisite: MUS-1062 or permission of instructor. *Required concurrent enrollment in MUS-2013 & MUS-2211.

Coinciding with Jazz Theory, this third semester of a four-semester sequence course will cover both traditional and contemporary forms of ear training techniques. Traditional exercises such as interval identification, sight singing, rhythm studies, melodic/ harmonic/ rhythmic/ formal standpoint will be addressed. Students will learn to hear different styles of music from the aforementioned standpoint without the aid of an instrument – i.e., "by ear." This course should be taken concurrently with Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard III and Jazz/Contemporary Theory III.