standard musical aptitude test, (2) a placement examination in music theory, and (3) an audition to determine performance level. Those unable to meet the de­ partment requirements may in certain cases be admitted on probation. Deficiencies must be removed before admission to the upper division. Activities. The Department of Music provides opportumt1es for experience in several types of vocal and instrumental ensembles, including the Coronation Choir, Band and Orchestra, and other smaller groups. The Los Angeles Chapter of the Anierican Guild of Organists sponsors a Guild Student Group. As part of the training program, informal recitals are given monthly for all those receiving individual instruction in applied music. Periodically the more advanced students are presented in public recital. Graduation recitals are presented by qualifying Seniors. Attendance at musical events is required of Music majors. Opportunities. The increasing stature of Los Angeles as a music center provides exceptional opportunities for hearing leading artists. One of the nation's outstanding symphony orchestras, the Philharmonic of Los Angeles, presents two series of con­ certs each season. In the fi eld of chamber music the Music Guild provides an additional series. Students are offered further opportunity to hear the best in sacred music provided by various churches of the Los Angeles area. Service Opportunities. The Metropolitan area furnishes many opportunities for remunerative service in the field of music. There are frequent openings for competent organists. choir direc:tors. soloists, and accompanists, both in churches and on various radio and television programs. Scholarships. Service scholarships covering tuition are available for certain musically talented students evidencing academic ability and character. Equipment. The College owns and makes availabl~ the following instruments for teaching, practice, and recital purposes: 8 grand pianos, 34 upright pianos; a 3-manuHl pipe organ, 4 electronic organs; and a complete selection of standard orchestral instruments. Library. The library facilities offered to the music students are exceptional, in view of the fact that they include music sections of both the college library, with its representative collection of books, magazines, and recordings, and the adjacently located Los Angeles Public Library, with its comprehensive selection of texts, magazines, recordings, and scores. Graduation Requirements for Music Education Maior. The following requirements must be met: (1) a comprehensive examination covering all phases of th e course of study; (2) one year of practical training as a choir director or as an assistant to a church music director. Church Music majors, in addition to the above requirements, must prepare a thesis of no less than 5,000 words on an approved subject , or present a Senior recital. TIIEORY Each semester of study includes: (a) writing music, both four-part exercises and original composition. dictation, sight singing, keyboard harmony; (b) form and analysis; (c) instrumentation. 101. THEORY I. (3) (a) Fundamentals of notation, scales, intervals, triads; (b) the phrase and the period; (c) piano, voice and percussion. 102. THEORY II. (3) (a) Seventh and ninth chords, non-chord tones, altered chords, modulation; (b) the binary and ternary forms; (c) piano, voice, and violin. 42

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