A survey of three centuries of keyboard music, from the Baroque to the present. Creative Arts course.
Music for symphony orchestra from Haydn to Bartok: symphony, overture, and tone poem.
Historical survey tracing the growth and development of opera from its beginnings to the present.
A nontechnical survey of the history and development of jazz from its West African roots to contemporary styles.
Notation, metrical organization and rhythmic structure, scales and key signatures, intervals, triads, ear training, and sight singing.
Understanding what to listen for in music; emphasizes representative works from the Western classical tradition.
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UIC Director of Jazz Studies, Andy Baker, praised in the October 2016 issue of Downbeat Magazine for his direction of the album New Standard ... continue reading
UIC jazz majors—and brothers—James and Jonathon Wenzel received “Outstanding Soloist” awards at the University of Notre Dame’s 56th Annual Collegiate Jazz Festival. Students from ... continue reading
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN UIC School of Theatre and Music is pleased to announce the expansion of our summer arts programming for high school students ... continue reading