School of Music Course Listings

INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES | VOCAL ENSEMBLES | ACADEMIC & APPLIED COURSES | HUMANITIES CREDIT

Roughly 1,200, representing all colleges at Georgia Tech, enroll in music courses each semester. The curriculum ranges from traditional musical offerings to cutting-edge technology. For those who desire more in-depth study, minor and certificate programs are available. In addition, the School of Music offers a wide variety of vocal and instrumental experiences to satisfy your need to create and become a part of the Tech tradition. Ensemble members receive class credit and carry on a long history of providing high-quality concerts to the Tech community and to the general public.


INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES

MUSI 1008, 2008, 3008, 4008 - Marching Band
Credits: 2.00
The Georgia Tech Marching Yellow Jackets perform at all home and some away football games. Students are expected to attend a pre-season camp. All conflicts must be approved by Director.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 6.00

MUSI 1009, 2009, 3009 4009 - Pep Band
Credits: 1.00
Performance ensemble for men's and women's basketball games.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1102, 2102, 3103, 4102 - Concert Band
MUSI 1103, 2103, 3103, 4103 - Concert Band
Credits: 1.00
An instrumental ensemble that performs traditional and contemporary wind literature and is offered to all students with wind, brass, or percussion experience.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1112, 2112, 3112, 4112 - Symphonic Band
MUSI 1113, 2113, 3113, 4113 - Symphonic Band
MUSI 1114, 2114, 3114, 4114 - Symphonic Band
Credits: 1.00
Audition required prior to the first day of class. An auditioned instrumental ensemble for the more serious student interested in band performance; focusing on musical excellence of grade V, VI band literature. Contact Director for audition requirements.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1301, 2301, 3301, 4301 - Jazz Ensemble
MUSI 1302, 2302, 3302, 4302 - Jazz Ensemble
MUSI 1303, 2302, 3302, 4302 - Jazz Ensemble
Credits: 1.00
A traditional 20 member big band and small ensemble specializing in improvisation. Members learn various jazz styles, performance practices and history.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1401, 2401, 3401, 4401 - Chamber Ensemble
MUSI 1402, 2402, 3402, 4402 - Chamber Ensemble
MUSI 1403, 2403, 3403, 4403 - Chamber Ensemble
Credits: 1.00
Small instrumental ensembles of various types selected by the director to perform literature for the specific ensemble.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1501, 2501, 3501, 4501 - Percussion Ensemble
MUSI 1502, 2503, 3502, 4502 - Percussion Ensemble
MUSI 1503, 2503, 3503, 4503 - Percussion Ensemble
Credits: 1.00
Percussion ensemble focuses on traditional and contemporary ensemble literature as well as transcriptions of popular music.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1601, 2601, 3601, 4601 - University Orchestra
MUSI 1602, 2602, 3602, 4602 - University Orchestra
MUSI 1603, 2603, 3603, 4603 - University Orchestra
Credits: 1.00
The Georgia Tech Orchestra maintains a full complement of woodwinds, brass, percussion and strings, and performs classical through contemporary literature. Contact Director prior to the first day of class to arrange an audition.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 2521, 3521, 4521 - Electronic Percussion Studio/Ensemble
MUSI 2522, 3522, 4522 - Electronic Percussion Studio/Ensemble
Credits: 3.00
Applied design construction and programming for performance.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

 


VOCAL ENSEMBLES

MUSI 1201, 2201, 3201, 4201 - Chorale
MUSI 1202, 2202, 3202, 4202 - Chorale
MUSI 1203, 2203, 3203, 4203 - Chorale
Credits: 1.00
A large ensemble focused on rehearsal and performance of high quality music of all genres. Choral music experience recommended.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1211, 2211, 3211, 4211 - Vocal Ensemble
MUSI 1212, 2212, 3212, 4212 - Vocal Ensemble
MUSI 1213, 2213, 3213, 4213 - Vocal Ensemble
Credits: 1.00
An auditioned vocal ensemble for the more serious student of vocal music; focuses on rehearsal and performance of high quality music of all genres. Audition and/or consent of instructor required.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 1221, 2221, 3221, 4221 - Men's Glee Club
MUSI 1222, 2222, 3222, 4222 - Men's Glee Club
MUSI 1223, 2223, 3223, 4223 - Men's Glee Club
Credits: 1.00
An all male choral ensemble focused on rehearsal and performance of male chorus literature.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00


ACADEMIC & APPLIED COURSES

MUSI 2600 - Music Theory I
Credits: 2.00
Fundamentals of music language to include basic notation, scales, key, signatures, and triads. Ability to read music required.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: .00

MUSI 3450 - Survey-Music Technology
Credits: 3.00
A detailed survey of historic and contemporary electronic music systems and their applications in the creation, production and reproduction of music.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 3500 - Intro-Computer Music
Credits: 2.00
Introduction of synthesized computer music familiarizes the student with basic sequencing and music engraving using fundamentals of music theory and composition.
Lecture: 1.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 3600 - Music Theory II
Credits: 2.00
Advanced music theory including Roman numeral analysis, voice leading in four part harmony, seventh chords, melodic organization, and modulation.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: .00
Pre-requisites: MUSI 2600

MUSI 3610 - Composers 1500-1800
Credits: 2.00
The history of western music from the Renaissance to the period of classicism.
Lecture: 2.00

MUSI 3620 - Composers 1800-Present
Credits: 2.00
The history of western music from the period of classicism to present day.
Lecture: 2.00

MUSI 3710 - Individual Applied Instruction
Credits: 1.00
Private instruction for vocal, wind and percussion students admitted into the Minor of Music program.
Lecture: 1.00

MUSI 3720 - Individual Applied Instruction
Credits: 1.00
Private instruction for vocal, wind and percussion students admitted into the Minor of Music program.
Lecture: 1.00

MUSI 3730 - Individual Applied Instruction
Credits: 1.00
Private instruction for vocal, wind and percussion students admitted into the Minor of Music program.
Lecture: 1.00

MUSI 3801 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 3802 - Special Topics
Credits: 2.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 1.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 3803 - Special Topics
Credits: 3.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4450 - Integrating Music Multimedia
Credits: 3.00
Techniques for effectively utilizing music and audio in the context of digital multimedia.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4630 - Music Recording & Mixing
Credits: 3.00
Overview of concepts, techniques, hardware and software used in audio production, as well as aesthetic concerns and considerations.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4650 - Music & Sound Design
Credits: 3.00
An investigation of principles and practice of audio and music design, in both contemporary digital and traditional analog systems.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4670 - Music Interface Design
Credits: 3.00
Theory and practice of designing and prototyping new forms of music interfaces, including percussion, haptic and augmented traditional constructs.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4801 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: .00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4802 - Special Topics
Credits: 2.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 1.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4803 - Special Topics
Credits: 3.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4813 - Special Topics
Credits: 3.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4823 - Special Topics
Credits: 3.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00

MUSI 4833 - Special Topics
Credits: 3.00
Special ad hoc courses or projects not included in regular course offerings.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 3.00


HUMANITIES CREDIT

Students are permitted to earn four hours of humanities credit for participating in ensembles in the School of Music, provided the selection and concentration criteria are satisfied.

Specifically, the selection must satisfy Criterion 1, and the concentration must satisfy either Criterion 2 or Criterion 3.

Criterion 1.
The ensemble is chosen from the following list: Percussion Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Chorale, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Vocal Ensemble, and Men's Glee Club.

Criterion 2.
The student earns at least four credits in one of the ensembles chosen from the list in Criterion 1.

Criterion 3.
The student earns at least four credits in a combination of Symphonic Band and Concert Band.