Courses of Instruction

Performance (Wind and Percussion) (MPWP)

MPWP 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.

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

MPWP 252 Individual Instrument Performance Class I (1, max 4, FaSp) Solo and orchestra repertoire, professional preparation, reed making, and other matters appropriate to group study. Required of all first and second year wind and percussion majors each semester in residence. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 252.)

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

MPWP 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 MPWP 201 and MPWP 401.) Recommended preparation: MPWP 101x.

MPWP 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 MPWP 201 and MPWP 401.)

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

MPWP 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.)

MPWP 452 Individual Instrument Performance Class II (1, max 4, FaSp) Solo and orchestra repertoire, professional preparation, reed making, and other matters appropriate to group study. Required of all third and fourth year wind and percussion majors each semester in residence. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 452.)

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

MPWP 481 Interpretation of Baroque Music (2, max 6, FaSp) Repertoire and performance practice in music of the period: style, phrasing, embellishments, dynamics, tempi. Performance in class of solo and ensemble works, instrumental and vocal. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 481.)

MPWP 482 Interpretation of Classic, Romantic, and 20th Century Wind and Percussion Music (2) Analysis and performance of 18th, 19th, and 20th century ensemble music, octet through symphonic band; historical perspectives of instruments including technical developments. (Duplicates credit in former MUPF 482.)

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

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

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

MPWP 551 Individual Instrument Performance Class III (1, max 2, FaSp) Solo and orchestra repertoire, professional preparation, reed making, and other matters appropriate to group study. Intended for M.M. wind and percussion majors.

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

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

MPWP 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.)

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

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

MPWP 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.