Courses of Instruction

Performance (Strings) (MPST)

MPST 101x Non-Major Beginning Individual Instruction (1-2, max 2, FaSpSm) Individual instruction at the beginning level designed for non-music majors with no previous experience. Not available for credit to music majors.

MPST 153 Individual Instruction (1 or 2, max 8, FaSpSm) (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 153.)

MPST 163 Beginning Harp (2, max 8, FaSp) Basic instruction in the fundamentals of solo harp playing, note reading, and basic musicianship. Open to music and non-music majors.

MPST 253 Individual Instruction (1 or 2, max 8, FaSpSm) (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 253.)

MPST 262 Double Bass Performance Class (1, max 4, FaSp) Study of solo and orchestra repertoire, professional preparation, and teaching techniques. Required of all first and second year double bass majors each semester in residence. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 262.) Prerequisite: music major.

MPST 263 Harp Performance Class (1, max 4, FaSp) Study of solo and orchestra repertoire, professional preparation, and teaching technique. Required of all first and second year harp majors each semester in residence. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 263.) Prerequisite: music major.

MPST 300x Non-Major Individual Instruction (1-2, max 16, FaSpSm) Intermediate and advanced instruction designed for non-music majors. Not available for credit to music majors. (Duplicates credit in former MPST 201 and MPST 401.) Recommended preparation: MPST 101x.

MPST 301 Individual Instruction (1-2, max 16, FaSpSm) Intermediate and advanced instruction on secondary instrument for music majors, on principal instrument for music minors and B.A. music majors. Open only to music majors and minors. (Duplicates credit in former MPST 201 and MPST 401.)

MPST 353 Individual Instruction (1 or 2, max 8, FaSpSm) (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 353.)

MPST 390 Special Problems (1-4, Irregular) Supervised, individual studies. No more than one registration permitted. Enrollment by petition only. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 390.)

MPST 453 Individual Instruction (1 or 2, max 8, FaSpSm) (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 453.)

MPST 462 Double Bass Performance Class (1, max 8, FaSp) Continuation of MPST 262. Required of all third and fourth year double bass majors each semester in residence. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 462.) Prerequisite: music major.

MPST 463 Harp Performance Class (1, max 8, FaSp) Continuation of MPST 263. Required of all third and fourth year harp majors each semester in residence. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 463.) Prerequisite: music major.

MPST 471ab String Pedagogy (a: 2, Fa; b: 2, Sp) Survey of teaching literature; techniques of teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 471ab.)

MPST 472 Orchestra Repertoire – Strings (2, max 8, FaSp) Orchestral literature for string players, covering a broad spectrum of the repertoire; emphasis on preparation for auditions. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 472.)

MPST 490x Directed Research (2-8, max 8, FaSpSm) Individual research and readings. Not available for graduate credit. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 490x.)

MPST 499 Special Topics (2-4, max 8) Selected topics of current interest. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 499.)

MPST 501 Individual Instruction (1 or 2, max 8, FaSpSm) Secondary instruction for graduate music majors or instruction for graduate non-music majors.

MPST 553 Individual Instruction (1 or 2, max 8, FaSpSm) (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 553.)

MPST 554 Graduate Certificate Performance (4, max 16, FaSpSm) Individual instruction and related lab participation for Graduate Certificate students.

MPST 590 Directed Research (1-12, FaSpSm) Research leading to the master’s degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 590.)

MPST 653 Performance (1 or 2, max 12, FaSpSm) Individual or master class instruction for DMA Performance majors. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 653.)

MPST 754 Artist Diploma Performance (4, max 16, FaSpSm) Individual instruction and related lab participation for Artist Diploma students.

MPST 790 Research (1-12) Research leading to the doctorate. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.