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Music Faculty

Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music and Director of Bands
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

Part-time & Adjunct Faculty

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Mike Ammons
Guitar

Elisabeth Daniels
Piano

Eunice Frey
Flute

Lisa Golda
Voice

Fabian Qamar
Voice

Eric Sperry
Brass

Lauren Sperry
Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone

Patricia Milsted
Bassoon

Dan Ognavic
Strings

Glenn Zeinemann
Percussion

Music Major Requirements (46 semester hours)

Music Major Requirements

  • MUS 111 - Fundamentals of Music Theory (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 113 - Basic Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 114 - Basic Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 120 - Music History and Appreciation
  • MUS 149 - Class Piano I (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 159 - Class Piano II (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 202 - Music Composition 1 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 203 - Music Composition 2 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 204 - Diatonic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 205 - Chromatic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 213 - Intermediate Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 214 - Intermediate Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 249 - Class Piano III (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 259 - Class Piano IV (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 301 - Improvisation (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 303 - Music Entrepreneurship (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 304 - Pedagogy (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 311 - Music History and Literature I
  • MUS 312 - Music History and Literature II (WI)
  • MUS 351 - Conducting (2 semester hours)

And a combination of ten (10) semester hours in the following areas:

Ensembles:  Students must participate in six semesters of ensembles.

  • MUS 225 - University Band (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 226 - Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 228 - Jazz Ensemble (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 235 - The Lakeland Choir (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 236 - Chorale (0-1 semester hour)

Applied Lessons 200 Lower Level:  Students must enroll in applied lessons for six semesters; 1 credit = 30 minute lesson, 2 credits = 60 minute lesson.

  • MUS 244 - Applied Instrument-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)
  • MUS 245 - Applied Voice-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)

Music (MUS) Electives

 

Music Education Major Requirements (60 semester hours)

Music Education Major Requirements

Early Childhood through Adolescence Education Certification (K-12)

  • MUS 111 - Fundamentals of Music Theory (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 113 - Basic Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 114 - Basic Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 120 - Music History and Appreciation
  • MUS 149 - Class Piano I (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 159 - Class Piano II (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 202 - Music Composition 1 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 203 - Music Composition 2 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 204 - Diatonic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 205 - Chromatic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 213 - Intermediate Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 214 - Intermediate Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 249 - Class Piano III (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 259 - Class Piano IV (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 301 - Improvisation (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 303 - Music Entrepreneurship (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 304 - Pedagogy (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 311 - Music History and Literature I
  • MUS 312 - Music History and Literature II (WI)
  • MUS 313 - Advanced Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 314 - Advanced Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 320 - Classroom Instrumental Techniques (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 351 - Conducting (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 352 - Advanced Conducting
  • MUS 463 - Recital (0 semester hours)
  • MUS 443 / EDU 443 - General Music Teaching Methods

Choose one based upon primary teaching emphasis (band = instrumental; chorus = vocal):

  • MUS 300 - Vocal Techniques (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 315 - Instrumental Techniques (1 semester hour)

Choose one based upon primary teaching emphasis (band = instrumental; chorus = vocal):

  • MUS 435 / EDU 435 - Secondary School Choral Teaching Methods
  • MUS 436 / EDU 436 - Instrumental Teaching Methods

And a combination of eight (8) semester hours in the following areas:

Ensembles - Students must participate in seven semesters of ensembles.

  • MUS 225 - University Band (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 226 - Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 228 - Jazz Ensemble (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 235 - The Lakeland Choir (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 236 - Chorale (0-1 semester hour)

Applied Lessons - Students must enroll in applied lessons for seven semesters; 1 credit = 30 minute lesson, 2 credits = 60 minute lesson.

  • MUS 244 - Applied Instrument-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)
  • MUS 245 - Applied Voice-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)
  • MUS 444 - Applied Instrument-Upper Division Level (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 445 - Applied Voice-Upper-Division Level (2 semester hours)

Music (MUS) Electives

Piano Proficiency Test: Students must pass a piano proficiency test; the test is given at the conclusion of MUS 259 - Class Piano IV (2 semester hours), otherwise an incomplete for MUS 259 Class Piano IV will be given and the student must retake the test at the beginning of the subsequent term.

 

Music Performance Major Requirements (56 semester hours)

Music Performance Major Requirements

  • MUS 111 - Fundamentals of Music Theory (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 113 - Basic Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 114 - Basic Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 120 - Music History and Appreciation
  • MUS 149 - Class Piano I (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 159 - Class Piano II (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 202 - Music Composition 1 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 203 - Music Composition 2 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 204 - Diatonic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 205 - Chromatic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 213 - Intermediate Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 214 - Intermediate Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 249 - Class Piano III (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 259 - Class Piano IV (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 301 - Improvisation (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 303 - Music Entrepreneurship (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 304 - Pedagogy (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 311 - Music History and Literature I
  • MUS 312 - Music History and Literature II (WI)
  • MUS 313 - Advanced Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 314 - Advanced Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 351 - Conducting (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 352 - Advanced Conducting
  • MUS 463 - Recital (0 semester hours)

And a combination of fourteen (14) semester hours in the following areas:

Ensembles - Students must participate in eight semesters of ensembles.

  • MUS 225 - University Band (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 226 - Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 228 - Jazz Ensemble (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 235 - The Lakeland Choir (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 236 - Chorale (0-1 semester hour)

Applied Lessons - Students must enroll in applied lessons for eight semesters; 1 credit = 30 minute lesson, 2 credits = 60 minute lesson; four semesters must be at the 444/445 level.

  • MUS 244 - Applied Instrument-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)
  • MUS 245 - Applied Voice-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)
  • MUS 444 - Applied Instrument-Upper Division Level (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 445 - Applied Voice-Upper-Division Level (2 semester hours)

Music (MUS) Electives

Recital Requirement: Students must give two recitals, typically done in the junior and senior years.

Piano Proficiency Test: Students must pass a piano proficiency test; the test is given at the conclusion of MUS 259 - Class Piano IV (2 semester hours), otherwise an incomplete for MUS 259 Class Piano IV will be given and the student must retake the test at the beginning of the subsequent term.

 

Music Minor Requirements (24 semester hours)

Music Minor Requirements

  • MUS 111 - Fundamentals of Music Theory (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 120 - Music History and Appreciation
  • MUS 113 - Basic Aural Skills 1 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 114 - Basic Aural Skills 2 (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 149 - Class Piano I (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 159 - Class Piano II (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 202 - Music Composition 1 (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 204 - Diatonic Harmony (1 semester hour)
  • MUS 303 - Music Entrepreneurship (2 semester hours)
  • MUS 351 - Conducting (2 semester hours)

And a combination of seven (7) semester hours in the following areas:

Ensembles - Students must participate in four semesters of ensembles.

  • MUS 225 - University Band (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 226 - Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 228 - Jazz Ensemble (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 235 - The Lakeland Choir (0-1 semester hour)
  • MUS 236 - Chorale (0-1 semester hour)

Applied Lessons 200 Lower Level - Students must enroll in applied lessons for four semesters; 1 credit = 30 minute lession, 2 credits = 60 minute lesson.

  • MUS 244 - Applied Instrument-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)
  • MUS 245 - Applied Voice-Lower Division Level (1-2 semester hours)

Music (MUS) Electives

 

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