The Summer Music Seminar is a five-week, rigorous introduction to musical arts. It is designed to provide a firm foundation upon which students can build an edifice of musical knowledge and skills. Courses include music theory, aural theory (listening skills), keyboard skills, and music history. Moreover, students are given private instruction each week in one instrument of their choice — Piano, Voice, Drums, or Guitar. The course culminates with a concert involving the SMS students at the end of the five-week program.
The SMS serves as an entry requirement for students who wish to join the degree program and students will have to maintain an average grade of ‘C’ or above in all subjects.
The SMS is also a one-month crash course for those who want to gain a musical foundation and develop their musical skills without joining the degree program.
SMS admissions are open. The admissions deadline for the May-June SMS is March 1, 2017. To apply click on the link below.
List of Subjects taught in SMS
|MC 140A||Written Theory||1 Unit|
|MC 140B||Aural Theory||1 Unit|
|MC 160||Class Piano||1 Unit|
|HIST 180||Music History Overview||1 Unit|
|MC 100A||Choir||1 Unit|
|MC 100B||Handbell Ensemble||1 Unit|
|MC 190B||Major Instrument: Applied Lessons||1 Unit|
SMS is open to anyone who is 15 years of age and above.
If you wish to join the SMS program, visit SMS Admission Page to know more about it and begin your registration process.