69 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
114(W) Music Theory (Written and Keyboard) (2)
Service Opportunities The Los Angeles metropolitan area furnish es many opportunities for remunerative ser vice in music. There are frequent openings for competent organists, church choir directors, soloists, accompanists and instrumentalists. Scholarships Music awards in varying amounts are avail able to qualified students. Complete informa tion is available by writing: Chair, Music Scholarship Committee, Biola University, 13800 Biola Avenue, La Mirada, California 90639. COURSES 100 A, B, C - Basic Keyboard Technique (1, 1, 1) For the non-music major, designed to de velop general keyboard facility. Also for the music major as preparation for entrance to Music 118. (Units earned by the music major may not apply toward music degree requirements.) 101 Introduction to Music (3) Elements of music and media of perfor mance in historical perspective. Provides basic background in music literature. For the non-music major. Offered each semester. 102 A, B, C - Voice Class (1, 1, 1) For the student with no previous voice training who desires to study applied music. (Section C is designated for music majors) 104 A, B, C- Guitar Class (1, 1, 1) For the student with no previous training in guitar. Survey of different styles of play ing, together with music theory as related to the instrument. First position chords, bar chords, right and left hand technique. Subsequent classes more advanced. 107, 108, 109, 110, 207, 208, 209, 210 Applied Music - Private (1-2) Applied instruction for non-music majors and for music majors, secondary instru ment. Instruction in piano, organ, harpsi chord, voice, brass instruments, string in struments, woodwind instruments, percus sion instruments, conducting, composition and hymn improvisation. 113 Music Theory (Aural, Written and Keyboard) (4) Scales, intervals, triads, notation, key signatures, fundamentals.
COMPOSITION (42 units) 131,132,233,234,324,335,336,340 (4)*, 437,438,490. Piano (private study) 107,108,109,110,207,208,209,210. Ensemble (8) (by advisement of the compo sition faculty). *In addition to core requirements. Note: No more than one ensemble unit per semester will apply to the eight-unit requirement. SPECIAL PROGRAMS/OPPORTUNITIES Biota University/Grove School ofMusic Cooperative Program Music majors at Biola University are now able to take advantage of a unique co operative program recently established be tween Biola University and the Grove School of Music, one of the nations's lead ing commercial music schools. Within this program, it is possible for a Biola student to substitute individual cours es up to a full year of work taken at the Grove School in place of specific Biola re quirements. This cooperative program will be especially attractive to students desiring a greater emphasis in commercial music and the electronic technology relating to the music industry and to those who wish to prepare themselves in the area of contempo rary Christian music. For complete details call the Biola University Music Department. Other special opportunities/programs include: Ensembles The Music Department provides oppor tunities for experience in several types of vocal and instrumental ensembles, includ ing the Biola Chorale, Chamber Music Ensembles, University Singers, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, Jazz Ensemble, and Handbell Choir. All are open to non-music majors as well as music majors by audition at the beginning of each semester. Individual performance opportu nities are offered through weekly student recitals and junior and senior recitals. Concert Series The Music Department concert series features outstanding guest artists as well as its own widely-known faculty. Opportunities OffCampus The stature of Los Angeles as a music center provides exceptional opportunities for hearing the world's leading artists, as well as outstanding college and church music organizations.
Part-writing, non-harmonic tones, ca dences, figured bass, Roman analysis.
114(A) Music Theory (Aural) (2) Sight-singing, rhythmic studies, ear training, simple improvisation 118 Keyboard (1) Keyboard technique literature for the non-keyboard major. Prerequisite: Grade of "B" or better in Music 100 or permission. 119 Keyboard (1) Keyboard technique/literature for the non-keyboard major. 121, 122; 223,224; 325,326; 427,428 Principal Applied Instruction (1-2) For the music major, B.A. degree objec tive, semester 1-8. Piano, organ, harpsi chord, voice, brass instruments, string in strument, woodwind instrument, percus sion instruments. 131, 132; 233,234; 335, 336; 437, 438 Principal Applied Instruction (1-2) For the music major, composition de gree objective, semester 1-8. Instruction in composition. 151, 152 Song literature - Diction (1, 1) Principles of pronunciation and enuncia tion of English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Texts are studied as these lan guages relate to song literature from peri ods of history, geographical location, indi vidual composers or ethnic groups. 161, 162; 263,264; 365, 366; 467, 468 Principal Applied Instruction (1-2) For the music major, music education degree objective, semester 1-8. Same areas of instruction as under 121 above. 171,172; 273,274; 375,376; 477,478, 479 Principal Applied Instruction (2-3) For the music major, perfomance degree objective, semesters 1-9. Same areas of in struction as under 121 above. 180,280,380 Performance Seminar (1) Group performance, discussion of perfor mance practice and performance evaluation. Possible sections of voice, piano, organ and various wind and orchestral instruments. May be repeated for up to 3 units credit in the same area of performance.
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