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USU Shadow A Music Major Day

Youth orchestra

High school students who are interested in learning more about majoring in music are invited to participate in the Utah State University Music Department Shadow A Music Major Day. Students are invited to visit campus on November 19th or November 20th to observe classes, rehearsals, and private lessons, and hear from a panel of students and faculty about life as a music major at Utah State. Lunch will also be provided.

Register Here: https://forms.gle/yJV2johsSHvLBkeMA


This will be a great event for students who are planning to major in music and for those who are considering a music major and would like to learn more about the experience of a music student. Classes and rehearsals will be of interest to students who are considering majors in Music Performance, Music Education, and Music Therapy. Below is a partial list of classes and rehearsals that students will be able to visit:

 

  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History
  • Jazz History
  • Chamber Singers
  • Opera Theatre Production
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Wind Orchestra
  • Jazz Orchestra
  • Guitar Fingerboard Theory
  • Trumpet, Saxophone, Flute, Violin, and Voice Studio Classes
  • Various Private Lessons

 

A full list of classes and rehearsals is available below. Students can choose to attend any classes or rehearsals that are of interest to them. There are also several concerts taking place throughout the week that students are encouraged to attend.

CONCERT SCHEDULE

For more details visit: https://cca.usu.edu/calendar/events

 

  • USU Songwriter Showcase
    Monday, November 18th, 7:30 pm, USU Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

  • Fry Street Quartet
    Tuesday, November 19th, 7:30 pm, USU Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

  • USU Jazz Big Bands
    Wednesday, November 20th, 7:30 pm, USU Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

  • USU Opera Theatre
    Thursday, November 21st, 7:30 pm, Caine Lyric Theatre

  • USU Opera Theatre
    Friday, November 22nd, 7:30 pm, Caine Lyric Theatre

  • String Chamber Music
    Friday, November 22nd, 7:30 pm, USU Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

  • USU Opera Theatre
    Saturday, November 23rd, 7:30 pm, Caine Lyric Theatre

USU SHADOW A MUSIC MAJOR DAY SCHEDULE

All Classes and Rehearsals are in the Chase Fine Arts Center

 

Tuesday, November 19

9:00 - Music Theory II (Prof. Bakker, rm 220)

9:00 - Music History III (Prof. Hunt, rm 214)

10:30 - Music Theory II (Prof. Bakker, rm 220)

10:30 - Jazz History (Prof. Gudmundson, rm 214)

11:30 - Lunch and Student Panel—Impact Commons of Chase Fine Arts Center

12:00 - Caine Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal (Prof. Nicholson, rm 104)

12:00 - Caine Jazz Combo Rehearsal (Prof. Gudmundson, rm 116)

12:30 - Voice Masterclass (Prof. Hood, rm 214)

1:30 - Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal (Prof. Bernal, rm 104)

1:30 - Chamber Singers Rehearsal (Prof. Evans, rm 214)

3:00 - Opera Theatre Production Rehearsal (Prof. Heaton, rm 214)

5:30 - Flute Ensemble Rehearsal (Prof. Timmons, rm 116)

6:30 - Low Brass Choir Rehearsal (Prof. Weaver, rm 104)

 

Wednesday, November 20

8:30 - Aural Skills II (Prof. Chenette, rm 214)

8:30 - Intro To Music Therapy (Prof. Hearns, rm 123)

8:30 – Commercial Music Theory (Prof. Olson, rm 101A)

9:30 - Music History I (Prof. Scheer, rm 214)

9:30 - Choral Methods & Materials (Prof. Evans, rm 118)

9:30 - Elementary School Music (Prof. Timmons, rm 222)

10:30 - Keyboard Harmony I (Prof. Ezola, rm 216)

11:30 - Guitar Fingerboard Theory I (Prof. Christiansen, rm 222)

11:30 - Lunch and Student Panel—Impact Commons of Chase Fine Arts Center

12:30 - University Chorale (Prof. Evans, rm 214)

12:30 - Jazz Orchestra Rehearsal (Prof. Gudmundson, rm 104)

1:30 – Piano Performance and Analysis (Prof. Smith, rm 220)

2:30 - Wind Orchestra Rehearsal (Prof. Rohrer, rm 104)

3:30 - Opera Theatre Production Rehearsal (Prof. Heaton, rm 214)

4:30 - Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal (Prof. Bernal, rm 104)

6:00 - Violin Studio Class (Prof. McFaul, rm 218)

6:00 - Violin Studio Class (Prof. Waters, rm 222)

6:00 - Viola Studio Class (Prof. Ottesen, rm 123)

6:00 - Cello Studio Class (Prof. Francis-Bayless, rm 220)

 

Information on available campus parking lots can be found at http://parking.usu.edu/parking-information/visitor-parking.

 

Questions? Please contact braun.khan@usu.edu