June 22 - June 26, 2020

WARD METHOD - COURSE I

MTWRF 8:30 a.m.-12:30p.m., 1:30-5:30 p.m.

  • MUS 543: 3 credits; tuition: $3,420‬
  • MUS 543W: noncredit workshop; tuition: $600

Instructor: Mrs. Nancy Fazio, M.F.A.

Description:
Discovering the singing voice; coordinated rhythm gestures in response to musical stimulus; pitch drills; number, finger, and staff notations; ear and eye tests; elements of improvisation; songs in the major tonality graded according to the child's developing capacity; lesson planning and practice teaching. Oral and written examinations required. No previous training necessary, although students must possess the ability to sing on pitch. Textbooks and teaching materials provided. Offered on a rotational basis. Prerequisites: ability to sing on pitch.

WARD METHOD - COURSE II

MTWRF 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-5:30 p.m.

  • MUS 543A: 3 credits, tuition: $3,420‬
  • MUS 543AW: noncredit workshop; tuition: $600

Instructor: Mrs. Amy Zuberbueler, M.M.E.

Description:
Extensive vocal and rhythmic drills linked to creative activity in DO, SOL, and LA modes; repertoire of religious, patriotic, and folk songs. Teachers' manuals provided. Offered on a rotational basis. Prerequisite: classroom evaluation after successful completion of MUS 543/MUS 543W (formerly SMUS 543).

GREGORIAN CHANT PRACTICUM I

MTWRF 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-5:30 p.m.

  • MUS 547: 3 credits; tuition $3,420‬
  • Textbooks and teaching materials provided
  • MUS 547W: noncredit workshop; tuition: $600
  • Textbooks and teaching materials provided

Instructors: Rev'd Robert A. Skeris  and Kurt Poterack, Ph.D.

Description
Reading, singing, and conducting a common repertory of basic Gregorian chants according to the principles of Dom André Mocquereau, O.S.B. For teachers who have successfully completed MUS543A/MUS 543AW and for qualified adult beginners.