Music 212, Fall 2005
Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-2:20
Music and Media Building, Room 316
University of California, Irvine
Professor Christopher Dobrian
Music and Media 211, x7288
Office hours by appointment.
Structured projects in instrumental composition based on studies using specific compositional techniques. The goal is to develop effective personal technique and methodology in composition, while establishing a focused pattern of creative experimentation.
Completion of several short technical studies as assigned. Completion of one movement for ensemble of four or more instruments. Performances or rehearsed readings of completed works.
Grading for the course will be based on timely completion of all the course requirements. Since every assignment is considered a vital part of the educational experience of the course, serious and high quality work is expected at all times. Grading will be based on:
Regarding Academic Integrity:
Collaboration between students in this course is strongly encouraged. Students are urged to exchange ideas, opinions, and information constantly, and to help each other with the composition and performance of their technical exercises and creative projects. Plagiarism of any kind is in direct violation of University policy on Academic Honesty, and penalties for plagiarism can be severe. In this class you will be expected to attribute due credit to the originator of any ideas, words, or music that you incorporate into your own work.
September 13, 2005