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Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5339 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5339
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Email: admissions@madonna.edu

Instrumental Performance Concentration: Bach Mus
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Instrumental Performance Concentration: Bach Mus    
   Major Courses (65 cr. to be chosen)    
      Music Core Courses (26 cr. to be chosen)    
         Theoretical Studies    
            MUS 1130   Theory I 3 cr.  Fundamental harmonic, rhythmic, and melodic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries, including major and minor keys, intervals, cadences, primary triads in root and inverted positions, through an integrated visual/aural/compositional approach. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 1140, Sight-singing and Ear Training I. 
            MUS 1140   Sight-singing and Ear Training I 1 cr.  Basic aural, visual, and vocal experiences in dictation and singing at sight: includes major and minor scalar and diatonic chordal outlines, rhythms in simple meter, and major and minor triads. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 1130, Theory I. 
            MUS 1330   Theory II 3 cr.  Continuation of Theory I, including secondary, diminished, and augmented triads, non-chord tones, melodic composition, and secondary dominants, through an integrated visual/aural/compositional approach. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 1340, Sight-singing and Ear Training II. 
            MUS 1340   Sight-singing and Ear Training II 1 cr.  Continuation of basic aural, visual, and vocal experiences in dictation and singing at sight; includes melodies constructed of primary triads, rhythms in compound meter, and major, minor, and diminished triads in inversion. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 1330, Theory II. 
            MUS 1800   Introduction to Music Technology 2 cr.  Includes basic computer operations, study of hardware (including MIDI) and software for aural skill study, music notation and scoring, and music instruction. Basic knowledge of music fundamentals, piano keyboard, and personal computers is recommended. 
            MUS 2130   Theory III 3 cr.  Continuation of Theory II, including fundamental harmonic, rhythmic, and melodic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries, including secondary chords, modulation, mode mixture, through an aural/visual/compositional approach. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 2140, Sight-singing and Ear Training III. 
            MUS 2140   Sight-singing and Ear Training III 1 cr.  A continuation of aural, visual, and vocal experiences in sight singing and dictation; includes modulations to closely related keys, compound intervals, rhythmic sub-divisions, chromatic chords. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 2130, Theory III. 
            MUS 2330   Theory IV 3 cr.  Continuation of Theory III, including fundamental harmonic and melodic practices of the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries through an integrated visual/aural/compositional approach. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 2340, Sight-singing and Ear Training IV. 
            MUS 2340   Sight-singing and Ear Training IV 1 cr.  A continuation of Sight-Singing and Ear Training III; includes the study of unusual and mixed meters, syncopation, chromatic inflection, remote modulation, and modal scales. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 2330, Theory IV. 
            MUS 4020   Contrapuntal Techniques 2 cr.  Aural and visual acquaintance with contrapuntal music of the 17th and 18th centuries; writing of music involving techniques characteristic of the period. 
         Historical Analysis    
            MUS 3330   History of Music Literature I 3 cr.  Development of music from pre-Christian beginnings through the Baroque period with emphasis on music form, style, literature, and composers. 
            MUS 3340   History of Music Literature II 3 cr.  Development of music from the Classical period to the present with emphasis on musical form, style, literature, and composers. 
      Concentration Courses (39 cr. to be chosen)    
         MUAP4010   Orchestration 2 cr.  Fundamentals of orchestration and arranging for instruments and voices, with an emphasis on the application of 18th to 21st century techniques. Prerequisite: four semesters of theory or departmental approval. 
         Major Applied Music elect (16 cr. to be chosen)    
            MUAP1210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP1270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP1280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP1290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP1310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP1320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP1360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP1370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP1410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP1440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP1450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP1460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP1470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP1480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP1510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP1570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP1580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP1590   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP2210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP2270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP2280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP2290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP2310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP2320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP2360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP2370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP2410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP2440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP2450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP2460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP2470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP2480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP2510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP2570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP2580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP2590   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP3210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP3270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP3280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP3290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP3310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP3320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP3360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP3370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP3410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP3440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP3450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP3460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP3470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP3480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP3510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP3570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP3580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP3590   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP4210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP4270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP4280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP4290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP4310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP4320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP4360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP4370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP4410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP4440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP4450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP4460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP4470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP4480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP4510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP4570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP4580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP4590   French Horn 2 cr.   
         Minor Applied Music elect (6 cr. to be chosen)    
            MUAP1150   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP1160   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP1210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP1260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP1270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP1280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP1290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP1310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP1320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP1360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP1370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP1410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP1440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP1450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP1460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP1470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP1480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP1510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP1560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP1570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP1580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP1590   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP2150   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP2160   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP2210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP2260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP2270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP2280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP2290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP2310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP2320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP2360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP2370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP2410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP2440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP2450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP2460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP2470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP2480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP2510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP2560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP2570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP2580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP2590   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP3150   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP3160   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP3210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP3260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP3270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP3280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP3290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP3310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP3320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP3360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP3370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP3410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP3440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP3450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP3460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP3470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP3480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP3510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP3560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP3570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP3580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP3590   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP4150   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP4160   Voice 2 cr.  Voice placement; vocalization for tone production, intonation, breath control, relaxation, resonance, vowel formation, and study of the consonants; simple songs with English diction suitable to acquired technique; introduction to the Art Song: Italian Art Song, selected arias. 
            MUAP4210   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4220   Piano 2 cr.  Study of keyboard theory, techniques and repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4240   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4250   Organ 2 cr.  Organ technique; application to basic materials; congregational accompaniment; repertoire designed to meet needs of individual students. 
            MUAP4260   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP4270   Violin 2 cr.   
            MUAP4280   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP4290   Guitar 2 cr.   
            MUAP4310   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP4320   Flute 2 cr.   
            MUAP4360   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP4370   Saxophone 2 cr.   
            MUAP4410   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4420   Clarinet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4430   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP4440   Viola 2 cr.   
            MUAP4450   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP4460   Cello 2 cr.   
            MUAP4470   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP4480   Harp 2 cr.   
            MUAP4510   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4520   Trumpet 2 cr.   
            MUAP4560   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP4570   Low Brass 2 cr.   
            MUAP4580   French Horn 2 cr.   
            MUAP4590   French Horn 2 cr.   
         Group Performance (8 cr. to be chosen)    
            MUAP1080   Chorale 1 cr.  Study and performance of sacred and secular choral literature; development of a discriminatory taste in music through experience in actual participation. 
            MUAP2610   Lyric Theater 1 cr.  The study and public performance of staged productions from the operatic, light opera, and Broadway genres. Open to all students and community members. 
            MUAP3620   Ensemble: Instrumental Chamber Music 1 cr.  Study and performance of duos, trios, quartets and other combinations; open to all students by audition. 
            MUAP3720   Ensemble: Orchestra/Band 1 cr.  Rehearsal, membership, and performance in an orchestra, band, or jazz ensemble; open to all students by audition. 
         MUS 4030   Form and Analysis 2 cr.  Structural elements of musical composition as applied to form, from the simple song forms to the sonata-allegro form; melodic, harmonic, and structural analysis of representative works. 
         MUS 4040   Conducting and Performing Techniques 2 cr.  Integrated course with emphasis on baton technique, score reading, and arranging. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. 
         MUS 4750   Special Topics in Music 2 cr.  Special topics in music involving material of timely, special, or unusual interest not contained in the regular course offerings. 
         MUS 4960   Senior Seminar in Music 1 cr.  Capstone course for all music concentrations. In-depth consideration of issues related to the senior music major's concentration. To be taken in the student's senior year. 
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