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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 27th or November 28th 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.

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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 Organ Studio Recital
    • Monday, November 26, 7:30 pm, USU Chase Fine Arts Center Daines Concert Hall
    • Free
  • Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio (violin, cello, piano)
    • Tuesday, November 27th, 7:30 pm, USU Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall
    • Tickets can be purchased at https://goo.gl/vsiQaB
  • USU Jazz Big Bands
    • Wednesday, November 28th, 7:30 pm, USU Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall
    • Free
  • USU Choirs Winter Songs 2018
    • Thursday, November 29th, 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, St. Thomas Aquinas Church
    • Free
  • Tri State Band Symposium Sampler Concert
    • Friday, November 30th, 8:00 pm, USU Chase Fine Arts Center Daines Concert Hall
    • Free

 

 

USU Shadow A Music Major Day Schedule

All Classes and Rehearsals are in the Chase Fine Arts Center

 

Tuesday, November 28

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

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

10:30 - Music Theory Special Topics: Rhythm & Meter (Prof. Chenette, rm 118)

10:30 - Jazz History (Prof. Khan, 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)

12:30 - Caine Jazz Combo Rehearsal (Prof. Khan, 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. Hood, rm 214)

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

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

7:00 - Electric Guitar Ensemble Rehearsal (Prof. Christiansen, rm 116)

7:30 - Trumpet Studio Class (Prof. Matzen, rm 222)

 

Wednesday, November 29

8:30 - Aural Skills II (Prof. Chenette, rm 216A)

8:30 - Intro To Music Therapy (Prof. Hearns, rm 220)

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 - Keyboard Skills I (Prof. Olsen, rm 216)

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

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

3:30 - Opera Theatre Production Rehearsal (Prof. Hood, 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