Music - Applied (APMS)

Music - Applied (APMS)

APMS 1090  Musicianship Lab I  (1)  

Basic musicianship laboratory. Corequisite(s): MUSC 1510.

Corequisite(s): MUSC 1510.

APMS 1100  Musicianship Lab II  (1)  

Intermediate musicianship laboratory. Corequisite(s): MUSC 1520.

Corequisite(s): MUSC 1520.

APMS 1290  Semester Abroad  (1-20)  

Can be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 1940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 1000 level. Departmental approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 2030  Band & Orchestral Instru  (1)  

APMS 2040  Band & Orchestral Instru  (1)  

APMS 2090  Musicianship Lab III  (1)  

Advanced musicianship laboratory. Corequisite(s): MUSC 2010.

Prerequisite(s): APMS 1100.

Corequisite(s): MUSC 2010.

APMS 2100  Musicianship Lab IV  (1)  

Writing and aural skills based on 20th century melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic principles. Prerequisite(s): APMS 1100. Corequisite(s): MUSC 2020.

Prerequisite(s): APMS 1100.

Corequisite(s): MUSC 2020.

APMS 2171  Vocal Ensemble  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2172  Men's Chorus  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2173  Instrumental Ensemble  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2174  Tulane-Newcomb Choir  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2181  Drum Ensemble  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2182  Concert Band  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2183  Marching Band  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2184  Big Jazz Band  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2185  Jazz Combo  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2186  Orchestra  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2187  Musical Theatre Workshop  (1)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition), as indicated. Students are permitted to earn 8 credits total toward their undergraduate degree in ensemble credit.

Course Limit: 8

APMS 2210  Voice/Vocal Jazz  (2)  

One 50-minute private lesson per week (2 credits). Students assigned to guitar, piano or voice meet for two 50-minute classes each week (2 credits); all beginners must start with a class. Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2211  Voice Class I  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2212  Voice Class II  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2213  Voice/Vocal Jazz  (2)  

One 50-minute private lesson per week (2 credits). Students assigned to guitar, piano or voice meet for two 50-minute classes each week (2 credits); all beginners must start with a class. Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2214  Voice/Vocal Jazz  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2218  Composition  (2)  

One 50-minute private lesson per week (2 credits). Students assigned to guitar, piano or voice meet for two 50-minute classes each week (2 credits); all beginners must start with a class. Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2220  Instrument  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2221  Piano/ Jazz Piano  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2222  Piano Class  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2223  Piano Class II  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2225  Guitar  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2226  Guitar Class I  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2227  Guitar Class 1-A  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2228  Drums  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 2390  Semester Abroad  (1-20)  

Can be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 2890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 2891  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 2893  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 2940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer Coursework at the 2000 level. Department approval may be required.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 3020  Counterpoint (18th Cen)  (3)  

Eighteenth-century counterpoint. Principles of canonic and fugal composition in the style of J.S. Bach. Analysis of pertinent compositions. Sight singing and dictation.

Prerequisite(s): APMS 1520.

APMS 3130  Tech of Instru Conduct  (1)  

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1520 and 2020.

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 1520 and 2020.

APMS 3140  Tech of Instru Conduct  (1)  

APMS 3210  Voice/Vocal Jazz  (2)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the intermediate level culminating in half recital. Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 3211  Instrument  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 3212  Piano.Jazz Piano  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 3213  Composition  (2)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the intermediate level culminating in half recital. Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 3214  Voice/Vocal Jazz  (2)  

Course may be repeated 4 times for credit.

Course Limit: 4

APMS 3330  Music For Film  (3)  

This course provides both critical analysis of music and sound for film as well as practical approaches to the medium. Students will complete several music for film projects, such as scoring original music for a scene from a silent film.

APMS 3400  The Story Road Project  (3,4)  

In this course, students will prepare, perform and tour a work of music theatre to area schools and civic organizations. The participants will not only perform, but also create educational materials to accompany the production, take on marketing responsibilities, and act as moderators with the audience members following the performances. This course fulfills the first or second tier service learning requirement. There is no prerequisite for the course, but instructor permission is needed for registration.

Corequisite(s): APMS 3891.

APMS 3450  Music & Musicians in Community  (1)  

Music service learning students will gain firsthand knowledge of how emerging musicians can serve and create music in the New Orleans community - creating musical programs, cultural events, or major service projects for the Bishop Perry Center, and by learning how to prepare and work in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit's church music setting. (This a 1 credit course, with an additional 1 credit service learning component).

APMS 3500  Jazz Improvisation  (2)  

Students will work with instructors individually and in small groups to develop the ability to logically respond to the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal implications inherent in specific types of musical material. Students will also examine compositional techniques characteristic of the jazz idiom. This course may be repeated 2 times for credit.

Course Limit: 2

APMS 3510  Jazz Arrangements  (3)  

Students will work with the instructors individually and in small groups to develop the ability to understand the challenges involved in the process of creating jazz arrangements. Student will focus on the concepts of music notation characteristic of the jazz idiom and on the idiomatic writing for instruments. They will also examine the sound characteristics of individual instruments, the mixtures, and the crucial issues of balance within the ensembles.

APMS 3890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 3891  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 4030  Advanced Analysis  (3)  

APMS 4040  Orchestration  (3)  

The instruments of the orchestra; their construction, ranges, and playing techniques; methods of effective instrumental writing; the mechanics of reading and writing a score. Written exercises, analysis of scores, study of recorded performances and live demonstrations.

APMS 4230  Adv Voice/Recital Prep  (3)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the advanced level. This course may be repeated 2 times for credit.

Course Limit: 2

APMS 4231  Adv Instrument/ Recital Prep  (3)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the advanced level. This course may be repeated 2 times for credit.

Course Limit: 2

APMS 4232  Adv Piano/Recital Prep  (3)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the advanced level. This course may be repeated 1 time for credit.

Course Limit: 2

APMS 4233  Adv Composition  (3,4)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the advanced level. This course may be repeated 2 times for credit.

Course Limit: 2

APMS 4234  Adv Voice/Recital Prep  (3)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the advanced level. This course may be repeated 2 times for credit.

Course Limit: 2

APMS 4250  TU Opera Workshop Prod & Desig  (1-2)  

The purpose of this Opera Workshop Production and Design is to provide opportunities for growth in the area of operatic repertoire, role preparation, operatic scenic/costume design, and compelling performance, direction, or design for the stage. The course will focus on the study and performance of operatic literature from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Admission is BY AUDITION in the semester prior to the opera. The course is open to music majors and non-music majors from across the University. Course may be repeated 6 times for credit.

Course Limit: 6

APMS 4300  Adv Comp/ Sr. Recital  (3,4)  

One 50-minute lesson per week at the advanced level culminating in a senior recital.

APMS 4500  Materials Pedagogy Piano  (3)  

APMS 4890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 4910  Lect Rec Prep/Lect Rec  (2)  

This course is offered to transfer students or students going abroad, who will have missed one of their required 8 courses in private lessons necessary for the BFA in the track of Performance. It takes the place of ONE of the pre-senior year lessons courses.

APMS 4940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer coursework at the 4000 level. Departmental approval required.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 4950  Spec Top In Music Theory  (3)  

Ensemble courses are open, for credit, to all students of the University. Some are by instructor approval (audition)

APMS 5190  Semester Abroad  (1-20)  

Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 5370  Washington Semester  (1-20)  

Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 5380  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 5390  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 5940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20)  

Transfer coursework at the 5000 level. Departmental approval required.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 6900  Summer Lyric Theatre  (1)  

Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

APMS 6920  Summer Lyric Theatre  (2)  

APMS 6940  Summer Lyric Theatre  (3)  

APMS 7250  TU Opera Workshop Prod & Desig  (3)  

The purpose of this Opera Workshop Production and Design is to provide opportunities for growth in the area of operatic repertoire, role preparation, operatic scenic/costume design, and compelling performance, direction, or design for the stage. The course will focus on the study and performance of operatic literature from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Admission is BY AUDITION in the semester prior to the opera. The course is open to music majors and non-music majors from across the University. Course may be repeated 6 times for credit.

Course Limit: 6

APMS 7510  Applied Music  (3)  

APMS 7520  Applied Music  (3)  

APMS 7530  Applied Music  (3)  

APMS 7540  Applied Music  (3)