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I am a big fan of the Musical U´s podcast. It is without doubt one of the best podcasts for adult learners of music out there.

So I got a mail about their new course: "Musical Superlearning"

(https://secure.musical-u.com/pcl-offer-1#offer)

Only my deep respect for their podcast, made me take this seriously.

It seems to be extremely overpriced though. Any thoughts about this? What could they possible teach you that you cannot easily find for free,
with a little bit of searching yourself?

The course is based on the work of Gregg Goodhart. Watching some of his youtube videos, I believe he is knows what he is talking about.
But that insane price for this course

If anyone is taking the course and think it is worth it, please let me know.


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The course is based on the work of Gregg Goodhart. Watching some of his youtube videos, I believe he is knows what he is talking about.
But that insane price for this course


the price is actually quite reasonable, so it is all relative. Good, centralised, well researched instruction is harder to find for free than you think. There is a lot of false advertising and misinformation out there.


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But that insane price for this course

If anyone is taking the course and think it is worth it, please let me know.


I know that cost is relative and I'm not a wealthy man, but you think $ is an insane price for musical instruction?

I paid almost 1k dollars for a single Duane Shinn Course. I think it was well worth the cost. You need to consider the material and whether you feel it can actually help you achieve your goal(s).

You're right to be reluctant if you are unable to determine what material is covered in the course. However, if you find it can be very useful, I wouldn't consider the price a deterrent. I think people have gotten used to free YouTube videos, but quality instruction is not always free.

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I'm paying $45 each week for my piano lessons, so $ is not expensive. I don't like their ads, they promise a lot but they don't show you what you get. I prefer when they offer a free lesson and if I like it , I buy the whole package.

But that's only advertising and it doesn't mean it's not a good course.




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I checked their Q&A.

Q: Will this work for my instrument?
The course is designed to be accessible and usable with all instruments. Although specific exercises are given, these are adaptable to your instrument and current ability level.


For me, this would be a huge no-no. Maybe this course will teach me study technique, music theory, and other useful stuff, but it won't teach me the specific technique needed to play the piano beautifully and expressively.


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It appears to be a collection of "good ideas" for learning faster.

You might pick up something from it.

The price is fair (actually inexpensive) if you get anything at all from it.

I wouldn't do it because I am who I am and I do what I do (i.e. old) so the info would fall on deaf ears (mine) LOL

I have found that success at playing piano usually comes with quality instruction and practice practice practice

All that other stuff is just fluff.



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I checked their Q&A.

Q: Will this work for my instrument?
The course is designed to be accessible and usable with all instruments. Although specific exercises are given, these are adaptable to your instrument and current ability level.


For me, this would be a huge no-no. Maybe this course will teach me study technique, music theory, and other useful stuff, but it won't teach me the specific technique needed to play the piano beautifully and expressively.
I had a thought, and then did some research. My conclusion is that this may be a yes-yes, rather than a no-no.

Elucidating: I "played" several instruments self-taught form childhood. In my late 50's I had my first ever lessons, on violin, did really well, then crashed; returned to piano after 35 years, found problems due to what I had mislearned self-taught, but applied some of the principles I had learned after the violin crash. There are overall principles that work for learning to play any instrument, and there are general things happening in teaching and/or in learning that commonly undermine progress in instruments. This man may be addressing just that. If so - it's real.

My caveat is that specific things might get taught to lead you to the new mindset, and one might get caught up in the specific. For example, in his talk he mentions "contextual interference" somewhere and I looked up the study. The actual study states that it works for many people, but in some contexts, or for some people, it doesn't not work. If such a thing turns into a formula, then a student may be locked in new boxes (frying pan/fire). I know about c.i. and apply it sometimes as needed, and do the opposite in others.

Meshing some ideas I saw in his talk together with my experiences:
He talks of being able to focus on a particular thing in your practice, and how that ability needs to be built. After learning this myself, I invented an exercise for a fellow student (10 years back) who complained that after practising counting all week, she bombed on that in lessons. I had her play a simple early exercise of whole and half notes, keeping attention on when she pressed the note, held the note, and released the note. She discovered that her attention span was 2 seconds at best. "I bomb in lessons because when I practise my mind is elsewhere even when my mouth is counting." She started seeing and hearing her teacher in lessons, it took off, and she was too busy to communicate. This may be the kind of thing he is talking about. If so, it's powerful stuff, that you can apply to any instrument, and other areas of life as well.

In the example of my exercise; if you come away thinking it is important to pay attention to when you press, hold, and release a note, and diligently do that the rest of your life, then you have missed the point, and put yourself in a box. But if you have become aware of where your attention and awareness goes if you learn to stretch your attention and truly focus it, and work with that idea, then your possibilities expand. If you think about it, we have a world of distraction and shallowness, where we have to tune out from what is in front of us, and daydream to get past the boring shallowness.

Those are my thoughts, crudely put down. Does it make sense or resonate with anyone?

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I initially agreed with those above saying it's not expensive. If it's a 4 week course, with some real-time interaction with the instructor, and good deal of video content etc., that's not expensive at all.

But as Animisha points out, it's not specific to the piano, and even worse, IMO, the main instructor (Gregg Goodhart) is not AFAICT a musician. Also, his website doesn't instill confidence

The way the brain learns best is very different from the way most people do it. The few that figure out how it works seem talented and gifted, but anyone can do it to get as good as they’d like at just about anything including academics, athletics and the arts.


"The way the brain learns best is very different from the way most people do it. " ?? This is a well-structured sentence. I'm not sure I want to pay money to learn from someone who's not able to use effective writing on their PR website

Sorry, all this quarantining may be making me cranky, but even in the best of times, I think I'd be critical of this.


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This reminds me of the FoPP book by Chan; lots of information, some might even be good, but totally disorganised and with this air of "I know these secrets to the ultimate truth". Anyone who spent more than one hour searching for practice tips on the Internet will be able to find all this for free and it's not a secret at all. The trick is having the discipline to apply it in practice.


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and even worse, IMO, the main instructor (Gregg Goodhart) is not AFAICT a musician.

What do you base that on? I did some research before writing here. In the interview I listened to, he talks about the lessons he had, the music lessons he taught (and teaches), how he felt there was a missing element in teaching music and he went looking for it. All of this speaks to him as being a trained musician, who teaches music. In his one example he talks of the "bow hold". This suggests that he is a violinist, and teaches violin. You would have to prove to me that he is not a musician.

Also, his website doesn't instill confidence

The style of the site is unfortunate. Very often people hire web designers, PR "experts" who go along formulas. I've seen this kind of thing twice. There is an excellent violin teacher who has some kind of PR system going, sending e-mail adverts that are a total turn-off. Not quite so bad, ArtistWorks, where I am registered with another excellent teacher, sends these idiotic things are supposed to "appeal". If I based my choices on the adverts, I'd stay away from both.

I'm not sure I want to pay money to learn from someone who's not able to use effective writing on their PR website

I'd not hire him as a writer or, as a linguist, as a colleague in my field. But he teaches, one-on-one, or in groups, in moment to moment interaction. This requires a totally different kind of mindset and being. I have encountered excellent, convincing writers, who really sucked at teaching because they were stuck in their theories, and could not react to what is in front of them. I suspect that more than one good teacher is not good at setting out their ideas in writing.

Sorry, all this quarantining may be making me cranky, but even in the best of times, I think I'd be critical of this.

I could become cranky-critical of your criticism if it is only based on impressions from a web-site. winkYou have already stated that "as far as you could tell" he was not a musician - and if he is (and seems to be) that is not good.

(I have a workshop demo on in another tab. It's with violin. I understand enough about violin to see that he understands violin, and teaching it, to be doing what he's doing. I'd surmise that the man is a musician and teaches music.)

This reminds me of the FoPP book by Chan;

Chan is a physicist who plays piano and tried to sort out, with his physicist-mind, how a good teacher had taught his daughters. Not the same thing as a music teacher who is trying to bring across things he learned about teaching. wink

Anyone who spent more than one hour searching for practice tips on the Internet will be able to find all this for free and it's not a secret at all.

The stuff I've seen so far is not something I've seen much of (if any) on the Internet. It goes to things I found a decade ago, and could barely find a sign of them. Also, if this is a course, where you are run through activities, "reading about" them is not the same thing. In the example I gave, the insight came only by actually going through the activities, and having an exchange about them. Any attempt to "write about" things like this usually has a high failure rate.

That said, not having taken the course (and I won't) I cannot know how effective or ineffective what he does is.

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keystring, I based my impression on a briefperusal of his website. So if I'm wrong about him being a musician, that's great. I'm still pretty skeptical of the value of his instruction. The most important skill a teacher possesses, regardless of the subject matter, is the ability to communicate. That's the starting and end point of everything a teacher does.

I could become cranky-critical of your criticism if it is only based on impressions from a web-site.


If that's the route you want to take, be my guest. For someone who sells their services on the internet, all they have, all we as potential students/customers have, to go on is the impression given by the website. So although I didn't spend a lot of time on his site, I actually think the website's "first impression" value is pretty important.

You and I may not agree on these points, which is fine. But that's how I came to my conclusions.


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keystring, I based my impression on a brief perusal of his website. So if I'm wrong about him being a musician, that's great.

I appreciate your response. We all come from different countries and backgrounds which makes things more difficult. Your statement could have been taken as factual with certain knowledge so it was best to check, because it could affect people's decisions and this teacher's ability to reach students. From the research I described before, my impression is that this is a musician and music teacher, probably with violin as instrument, who was trying to bring his teaching to the next level and found something he wants to impart. Whether that something is good, I can't tell. But he appears to be a music teacher, and possibly one with experience.

The most important skill a teacher possesses, regardless of the subject matter, is the ability to communicate. That's the starting and end point of everything a teacher does.

We should perhaps explore what teaching is about. I am at a disadvantage, because I don't know whether you yourself are in the teaching profession, and if so, in what area. So I will explore this loosely.

At one extreme, we have the professor who lectures at university. Say philosophy, literature, history. The students already have a solid knowledge of the subject matter or they wouldn't be there. Being a professor also means doing research, and these lectures are just an additional thing they have to do. In any case, these lectures involve words, often written down.

Teaching is not just words, and sometimes words are the least important part of teaching - in fact, they can get in the way. For a skill like music, teaching will involve having students do things, let them learn through the doing, observe their reactions, guide them, plan activities and demonstrations using all the senses. I am combining several disciplines here. I was trained in teaching in the formative years, as well as specializing in language teaching with subsequent training in "learning disabilities". I practised that profession both in the classroom and later one-on-one. (2) I became interested in music teaching due to my first experiences, and have studied with teachers in this area for that reason. There are a lot of concepts that can only be taught by orchestrating experiences and interaction. It is moment-to-moment. Those who are good at this may be particularly poor in turning this into abstract summaries on paper.

If teaching is communication, that communication is not necessary verbal and summary.

I don't care if a teacher of mine mixes up grammar here and there. I do care if he doesn't hear a wrong note, or its cause.

That's the best I can do to set out my thoughts on this.

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If that's the route you want to take, be my guest.


It was a failed attempt at humour, hence the winky face and exaggerated imitation to the point of silliness. Apparently failed. See - communication is a difficult art and many of us frequently fail. wink

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because I don't know whether you yourself are in the teaching profession, and if so, in what area.


I am indeed a teacher, not of music though. I taught English abroad for over ten years before returning to the US to get a PhD and I now teach foreign language and linguistics at a university in the US. So I have been a teacher in public schools (first grades and now university) for over 20 years.

If teaching is communication, that communication is not necessary verbal and summary.


I do agree with this. Except, again, Mr. Goodhart (ang AFAICT) is teaching online, so again, verbal communication is his primary delivery method

I don't care if a teacher of mine mixes up grammar here and there. I do care if he doesn't hear a wrong note, or its cause.


A very important point, another that I can agree with. I am not worried so much about grammar per se, but I am worried about what looks to me like sloppiness of thought.

Nevertheless, I'm not interested in a long and involved discussion about teaching in the abstract, or about Mr. Goodhart. The fact that I misunderstood his musical background is another sign that his website is not set up well. Either that, or it's a sign that hedoesn't think his musical background is the most important thing about him.

Which, after a little more googling, might actually be the case. No where is it obvious that he has a musical background. He has this online as well, if anyone is interested:
https://ggoodhart.com/wp-content/uploads//06/Goodhart-General-Faculty.pdf

In any case, it's clear that his approach does not appeal to me. If someone else is interested, then they should give it a try. (As I said originally, I don't think his prices are very high).


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If that's the route you want to take, be my guest.


It was a failed attempt at humour, hence the winky face and exaggerated imitation to the point of silliness. Apparently failed. See - communication is a difficult art and many of us frequently fail. wink

I should have known. You are always kind.

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I don't trust companies that don't know how to use a double quotation. "Learn" songs..where is the proof-reader?

Indeed, I wouldn't hire the company that this teacher hired to get his message out.

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I decided to give it a try. It starts on on Monday 4.May. It should be rather safe since they are promising a 90 day % refund, and I payed with PayPal (they dont mess around with bogus claims about refunds). So if the course is bad, I will of course claim full refund.

I will report back what I think about it.



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Musical U Membership Review

Music Industry How To is supported by readers. When you buy via a link on our site, we’ll possibly earn an affiliate commission at no additional cost to you.

In this article I'll be giving you a Musical U review, a membership alternative to the highly effective Train Your Ears software, and asking: can this membership site really help you increase your musicality?

In short, Musical U is a membership containing video lessons, tests, and a busy community. It’s run by Christopher Sutton and his team, and aims to have you playing music by ear, improve your rhythm and more. They cover all the essential topics of musicality.

As always, I like to offer a hands-on review. That means we’ll be looking at the specific content offered, what it helps you achieve, how much the membership costs, what members get access to, and more.

At the end, we will also weigh in with our verdict.

If you’re ready, let’s have a look inside Musical U.

But first, if it's your aim to do music professionally, you'll want to check out our free ebook while it's still available:

The Offer

So, what does Musical U offer? What do you get access to when you join the membership?

In this section, we’ll be looking specifically at the offer.

Aim Of The Course

There are plenty of providers offering music education.

Musical U separates itself from the crowd by teaching the inner skills that help you gain confidence in your ability and allow you to express yourself freely on your instrument.

These skills are applied to playing by ear, improvisation, composition, and more.

Musical U also states that, while courses are great, because they often lack a personalized plan and generally don’t offer support, they can fall short for music students. These are the exact pain points they address within their membership.

This isn’t to say Musical U membership doesn’t come with training. Far from it. But I’ll come back to that in a moment.

When you sign up for Musical U membership, you get access to roadmaps. Depending on what you want to achieve now, you’d choose a specific roadmap. These include:

  • Playing chords by ear
  • Playing melodies by ear/intervals
  • Playing melodies by ear/Solfa
  • Getting rhythm
  • Learning to sing
  • Learning to improvise

If you aren’t sure what to focus on right now, no problem. The membership gives you access to community and support, so that you are guided every step of the way.

Now for a look at the training modules. Here’s a basic overview of what’s offered (we’ll be getting into more specifics later):

  • Planning
  • Pitch
  • Intervals
  • Melodies
  • Chords
  • Chord Progressions
  • Rhythm
  • Playing By Ear
  • Singing
  • Improvising

Under each module, you will find multiple lessons guiding you through these skills.

Although Musical U training modules do cater to just about every instrument, they focus primarily on guitar, piano, and bass.

Instrument packs are also available as an optional upgrade. This is helpful when you’re working specifically on guitar, piano or keyboard, bass, or vocals, and want to develop your skills on your instrument at a deeper level.

Price Of The Course

Musical U membership is available at a flat fee of $ per month.

No long-term commitments are required.

If you’d like to gain access to Instrument Packs for additional training, you can add it to your membership for $10 per month.

Deliverables

Musical U is both a membership and a course. And many courses available these days are exactly that.

Of course, how the coaching or training is delivered, the actual contents or material, instructors, and other nuances always vary.

So, in this section, we’ll be looking at the deliverables in more detail.

Format Of The Course

Once you’re logged in to Musical U, you are presented with a dashboard.

The dashboard features six elements prominently:

  • Member profile. Here you can see your username and points you’ve earned within the community (gamification to help you stay engaged in the learning process). You’ll also see links to log out, view/edit your profile, and notifications (e.g. private messages), if you have any.
  • Get started. New members are encouraged to take four steps – set a vision, make a plan, join the community, and start a progress journal. At each step, you will find helpful videos guiding you through the process.
  • Community. Whether you’re looking for accountability, support, or insights into the training modules offered, members are encouraged to join in on the discussions. This panel displays links to new discussions, as well as discussions you’ve started, subscribed to, or replied to.
  • Plans & progress journals. This panel will show what training plan you’re following, as well as any progress journals you’ve created. The progress journals help you dive back into modules wherever you left off.
  • Modules. This panel shows what training you’ve completed as well as current progress.
  • Instrument pack. Instrument packs are available as an upgrade and allow you to go more in-depth with guitar, bass, piano, and vocals.

In addition to these panels, there are also quick links to Home, Training, Community, and Help in the top menu.

How The Course Is Delivered

Musical U membership is a large repository of content, and you basically get access to all of it upon entry (more on this later, as there are some exceptions).

Their training is delivered using a mix of content types – mostly text, graphics, pictures, audio, and video. So, they use a variety of content formats to good effect.

The content types you’re presented with will vary based on the lesson you’re going through, and what is required to get the content across.

Once you’re inside the training modules, it’s mostly self-serve. You can go through the content at your own pace, whenever it’s most convenient for you.

At the end of every training module, however, you are sent over to community discussion. This reinforces the idea that you can – and should – talk over what you’ve learned with others in the Musical U community. This is also where you can get access to personalized help.

Within the community, you can learn from others, get the support you need, and keep accountable to the goals you’ve set. Music can be a difficult skill to master, so additional help is always welcome.

Of course, your plans and progress journals play a part in this, and you cannot begin a module without first making a plan. And, they’ve made it harder for you to start a new module without completing the one you’ve already started.

Training Offered

Musical U training modules

As noted, Musical U offers quite a bit of training to help their users gain confidence and achieve their goals. Each module is home to several lessons, and the time it takes to get through will depend on the module.

The Pitch training, for instance, comes with five lessons (Introduction, About, Tips, Listen, and Try It).

Between the text, audios, and videos, this module would take roughly 15 to 20 minutes to complete. Of course, this will vary depending on the rate and depth at which you’re studying, as well as how much of the information you intend to repeat to retain more of it.

Here we’ll also take a quick look at each training module and what you can expect to find in each.

Planning

The planning module is mostly concerned with helping you set goals and creating a plan for their achievement.

Pitch

Within this module, you can develop a better sense of pitch.

Intervals

An interval is the distance between any two notes. Learning to recognize how two notes sound together (or one after another) helps you gain a much better understanding of melody and harmony.

Melodies

A melody is generally the part you find yourself whistling or humming after hearing a song you like. Much of the time, it’s the vocal part. Sometimes, it’s the lead instrument.

Learning how melody works can help you in a variety of areas, including writing, composing, improvising, and more.

Chords

A chord is made up of three or more notes. They are vital building blocks to making music, typically playing a supporting role to the melody or harmony.

Chord Progressions

Songs are almost always made up of chord progressions, a series of chords that creates the groove and harmonic movement.

Rhythm

Rhythm is vital to learning and playing all instruments. Often referred to as the “beat” of a song, it also outlines the overall tempo of a tune.

Playing By Ear

Although it’s common for musicians to use tablature and sheet music these days, playing by ear is a powerful skill that enables you to pick up new songs and write your own.

Singing

Develop your vocal skills and use your voice to develop your ear.

Improvising

Learn how to improvise on your instrument. Improvisation generally goes hand in hand with soloing or playing lead.

Select Lesson Titles & What They Help You Accomplish

Musical U masterclasses

Because we’ve already given an overview of the training programs available, here we’ll only be covering a couple of lesson titles and what they help you accomplish.

With that said, this should give you a better idea of what to expect inside Musical U.

Pitch: Listen

This lesson is specifically about listening to several audio clips.

The goal in this lesson is note recognition – differentiating high notes from low notes, as well as recognizing the difference in timbre (or tone) from one instrument to another.

It helps you understand that even if multiple instruments are playing the same note, there is a difference in tonal characteristics.

The Improviser’s Mindset

This lesson is primarily made up of text, diagrams, and pictures.

The lesson begins by explaining that, just knowing how to play various exercises or techniques doesn't translate to improvisation. First, you must approach improvisation with the right mindset.

You will also learn why making mistakes is a natural part of learning to improvise – not something to be feared.

Who Teaches The Course?

Christopher Sutton from Musical U

The Musical U training modules are primarily taught by the following people:

  • Christopher Sutton, founder and director
  • Ruth Power, piano
  • Steve Lawson, bass
  • Clare Wheeler, vocals
  • Dylan Welsh, guitar

Christopher Sutton is the most prominent figure overall, and who we’ll be focusing on here, although we won’t be going into great depth, as you can learn a lot about Sutton on the Musical U website as well.

Sutton has plenty of experience as a musician, having taken lessons for cello, clarinet, piano, saxophone, and electric guitar. He’s also been a part of several choirs and ensemble groups.

As he readily admits, to say he can play the cello or clarinet might be a bit of a stretch, there’s no denying he has a wide and varied experience with musical instruments, including the harmonica. These days, he’s focusing on learning the U-Bass (a ukulele-sized bass guitar with synthetic strings).

Sutton’s musical interests are likewise varied. He’s gone on record to say he enjoys nerdcore hip-hop, nerd rock, chiptune music, punk, ska, epic metal, and more.

The main reason Sutton started Musical U is because even as he practiced and improved as a musician, he didn’t feel like he was at the same level as his peers.

The missing piece, as it turns out, is exactly what he teaches and shares at Musical U – the inner skills.

At first, this sounds like an intangible thing. But Sutton did the hard work of boiling it down to the key principles and lessons taught in Musical U – playing by ear, improvisation, musical confidence, and expression.

Usability

Musical U membership usability and navigation

Some memberships and courses make it easy for you to find what you’re looking for. Others are needlessly complicated. Of course, there are plenty of shades in between.

There are many factors affecting usability, whether it’s the specific software that was used to build it, how it’s been customized, the order of the lessons, and more.

In this section, we’ll be looking at how usable Musical U membership is.

Members Area Ease Of Navigation

There is no denying that Musical U features a simple, clean layout that shows you exactly what you have access to as a member.

As already noted, the navigation is “bottlenecked” somewhat, encouraging you to finish lessons or modules before jumping around to others. This appears to be an intentional choice, however, and isn’t a flaw by any means.

There are minor shortcomings that could be better. For instance, sometimes when you click “next lesson”, you aren’t brought to the top of the page where all the content is, so you don’t even know where you’ve landed.

Aside from that, we find the membership to be very navigable and intentional in design.

Progress Saving?

Yes, Musical U does allow for progress saving.

You can mark lessons “complete” as you go, and you will be able to see, from your dashboard, what modules you’ve completed and what you have yet to do.

You can easily skip around from lesson to lesson, though they’ve made it a little harder to jump from module to module (though not impossible).

This is likely a deliberate choice, as Musical U wants you to follow their logically laid out plan to gain the skills you’ve committed to getting.

Participation in the community is highly encouraged, as at the end of every training module, you will be brought to the discussion.

Musical U Membership Review VS Train Your Ears &#; The Verdict

If you're only interested in learning to play better by ear and you don't want an ongoing price to pay every month, the game changing Train Your Ears software may be the better option for you.

If however you also want to be part of a community of others looking to train their ear, and you don't mind paying more due to an ongoing monthly fee, the Musical U membership could be the right option for you.

With a busy community and learning paths for various types of musicians, it’s not surprising that many subscribers end up staying for months or years.

This can be seen in the community forums where members document their improvement over time.

So that’s my review of the Musical U membership, but what did you think?

Let us know in the comments, what you did and didn’t like about Musical U. And if you've tried any other ear training software, give us your review.

P.S. Remember though, none of what you've learned will matter if you don't know how to get your music out there and earn from it. Want to learn how to do that? Then get our free &#;5 Steps To Profitable Youtube Music Career' ebook emailed directly to you!

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In the last blog post I examined the importance and value of the famous Suzuki Method. Today I am continuing my exploration of various music educational systems by highlighting the Kodály Method. Unlike the Suzuki, this Method focuses on studying singing, pitch and musical notation rather than learning an instrument however, these elements are crucial to musical development.

Zoltan Kodály () was an important Hungarian composer and music educator. He worked closely with fellow Hungarian Béla Bartók (one of the most influential composers of the twentieth century) collecting, assimilating and transcribing folk music.

Kodály started developing his own method of musical learning after he became disenchanted with the general level of music education in schools. This system is quite different in approach to the Suzuki Method because it focuses on singing. By interesting children in singing from the outset, Kodály encourages them to develop a sense of pitch and notation before instrumental playing is even introduced.

Kodály’s Method is really very simple. He reasoned that singing was the most natural vehicle to communicate music and indeed it can produce many favourable feelings and emotions in humans potentially having a profound effect on intellectual development.

With this in mind, Kodály introduced three key learning stages which are the unconscious experience, the making conscious and reinforcement. Another explanation for this particular sequence of music study is the preparation, presentation and practice.  Pupils start off by imitating songs and rhymes which are sung in class (or groups) developing more and more sophisticated vocabulary to describe their experiences then finally they learn to recognise the particular written figure that symbolizes each experience. This system draws on many musical elements such as rhythmic movement, rhythm syllables, rhythmic sequence and notation, melodic sequence and hand signs.  Students taught in this way quickly become confident performers and are imbued with secure sense of pitch and pulse.

The musical material for this method is derived mainly from folk music and Kodály’s own compositions. He collected, composed and arranged a large number of pieces for pedagogical use and alongside Bartók (and other musicians), and published six volumes of Hungarian Folk Music which included over a thousand songs for children, many of which feature in his method. The Kodály Method has been proved to significantly improve all areas of musical study as well as academic performance especially in subjects like reading and maths.

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For much more information about how to practice piano repertoire, take a look at my piano course, Play it again: PIANO (published by Schott Music). Covering a huge array of styles and genres, the course features a large collection of progressive, graded piano repertoire from approximately Grade 1 to advanced diploma level, with copious practice tips for every piece. A convenient and beneficial course for students of any age, with or without a teacher, and it can also be used alongside piano examination syllabuses too.

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Courses

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
This course aims to help students improve their writing skills, taking a particular type of music as its central material. The goal of the course is to help students prepare for academic writing, develop analytical skills appropriate to the subject matter, and receive an introduction to college-level research papers. Depending on the topic the course may include a section of one to two hours for further listening to musical examples in a group setting.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: UC Entry Level Writing Requirement and 1A or equivalent

Requirements this course satisfies: Satisfies the second half of the Reading and Composition requirement

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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Alternate method of final assessment during regularly scheduled final exam group (e.g., presentation, final project, etc.).

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Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
A course in basic vocal techniques, only for students in the University Choruses, covering techniques of breathing, pronunciation, and articulation.
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Prerequisites: Restricted to music majors or those enrolled in the University Choruses and consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of studio per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Formerly known as: Music

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Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Summer Second 6 Week Session
Fundamentals of music, including notation, sight singing, ear training, and beginning linear analysis. For general students.
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Prerequisites: 20A is a prerequisite to 20B

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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Summer:
3 weeks - 15 hours of lecture per week
6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week
8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

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Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Fall
The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small-seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics vary from department to department and semester to semester. Enrollment is limited to 15 freshmen.
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Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of seminar per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: The grading option will be decided by the instructor when the class is offered. Final Exam To be decided by the instructor when the class is offered.

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Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Summer Second 6 Week Session
A writing course based on traditional harmony. Beginning linear and vertical analysis. For general students. Emphasis on written exercises.
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Prerequisites: 20A or other basic musicianship course or consent of instructor

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Summer:
3 weeks - 15 hours of lecture per week
6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week
8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Formerly known as: Music 25A

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Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Fall
Two perspectives are developed: 1) diverse music of groups in America, and 2) American music as a unique phenomenon. Groups considered are African, Asian, European, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American. Lectures and musical examples are organized by topics such as music of socio-economic subgroups within large groups, survival of culture, pan-ethnicity, religious and concert music, and the folk-popular music continuum.
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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of lecture, 2 hours of lecture, and 1 hour of discussion per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

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Terms offered: Summer First 6 Week Session, Summer Second 6 Week Session, Summer Second 6 Week Session
Two perspectives are developed: 1) diverse music of groups in America, and 2) American music as a unique phenomenon. Groups considered are African, Asian, European, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American. Lectures and musical examples are religious and concert music, and the folk-popular music continuum.
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Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for Music N26AC after completing Music 26AC. A deficient grade in Music 26AC may be removed by taking Music N26AC.

Requirements this course satisfies: Satisfies the American Cultures requirement

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Summer: 6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

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Terms offered: Fall , Summer 8 Week Session
This course offers an introductory look at the diverse musical cultures of the U.S. We will primarily explore music associated with three racial/ethnic groups—Mexican Americans, African Americans, and European Americans—with smaller forays into Asian American and Native American forms. Focusing on several key themes, you will gain an understanding of the ways people use music to express individual and collective identities, the diverse ways people incorporate music into their lives, and how to understand music within a broader historical, political, and economic context. You will also be introduced to basic musical concepts and acquire listening skills that will enable you to better understand music in this course and beyond.
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Course Objectives: Analyze music as a reflection of and contributor to U.S. racial and cultural dynamics, along with other social and political
meanings
Apply course concepts to your own musical experiences
Articulate the racial and cultural dynamics of the U.S. in multiple eras
Evaluate and make decisions about real-world musical issues
Identify the aesthetic features of musical styles related to at least three racial/ethnic groups in the U.S. from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of web-based lecture and 1 hour of web-based discussion per week

Summer: 8 weeks - 6 hours of web-based lecture and 2 hours of web-based discussion per week

Online: This is an online course.

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Instructor: Roberts

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Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
Devoted to the development of listening skills, and a survey of major forms and types of Western art music.
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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week

Summer: 8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Introduction to Western Music: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Summer 10 Week Session
Opening ears and minds to musical sounds and the people who make them, imparting basic concepts and ways of listening in order to deepen students' experience of music from a variety of cultures, including Western, Middle Eastern, and Southeast Asian traditions (specific traditions may vary depending on instructor). While the emphasis is on listening, students will become physically involved through hands-on workshops.
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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of laboratory per week

Summer:
6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture and 2 hours of laboratory per week
8 weeks - hours of lecture and hours of laboratory per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

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Terms offered: Spring , Summer First 6 Week Session, Summer Second 6 Week Session
This course explores the basic materials and models that set the boundaries for various present-day musical experiences. Students are exposed to terminology and modes of engagement with the aim of inspiring new paradigms of listening (e.g., listening to silence, noise, space, and timbre). Composers and musicians of today continue to explore new ways of defining and organizing sounds into music. The course focuses on the most adventurous music of our time, but the concepts learned can be applied to any style of music. The course is designed to enrich and deepen the students' musical abilities through direct involvement with musical materials. Direct engagement through listening and participatory learning is accomplished in part with software created at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies. The course does not require students to be able to read music nor to own a personal computer.
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Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of lecture and 1 hour of laboratory per week

Summer: 6 weeks - hours of lecture and hours of laboratory per week

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Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructors: Campion, Ueno

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Terms offered: Spring
The advancements in machine learning, especially the recent breakthrough of artificial neural networks, promoted novel art practices in which computers play a fundamental role and fostered research in the field of computational creativity.
Music 30 (Computational creativity for music and the arts) aims at exploring the
potential that computers have to support, enhance and challenge music creation.
The course is divided into three modules. The first module introduces the essential
mathematical and machine learning tools and gives a general introduction to sound.
The second module shows real applications of creative computing for music. The
third module focuses on the connection between the society and computational
creativity at large.
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Terms offered: Spring , Spring
Radical Listening (MUS 31) considers music through the lenses of extra-musical epistemologies - aesthetics and philosophies related to culture, memory, identity, gender, etc. Listening to music with such considerations can foster and illuminate personal emotional stakes. Cultivating personal stakes in listening has the benefit of moving us towards a greater capacity for empathy - what we do in our most personal aesthetic spaces can project outwards into how we engage with others, publicly, as caring citizens. Tactically, we will rehearse applying “radical listening” concepts on some of the most ubiquitous and influential music in Western culture in tandem with important, though esoteric, exponents of experimental music (e.g. Vocaloids).
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Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of lecture and 1 hour of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required, with common exam group.

Instructor: Ueno

Radical Listening: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Fall
Freshman and sophomore seminars offer lower division students the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member and a group of peers in a small-seminar setting. These seminars are offered in all campus departments; topics vary from department to department and from semester to semester.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Priority given to freshmen and sophomores

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - hours of seminar per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: The grading option will be decided by the instructor when the class is offered. Final exam required.

Freshman/Sophomore Seminar: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
A course designed for students who wish to attain a beginner's level of proficiency on the carillon. Prospective students must have a working knowledge of the keyboard, read treble and bass clefs fluently, be secure in key signatures through three sharps and flats, and be comfortable with common duple and triple meters.
Group Carillon Lessons for Beginning Students: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

Instructor: Davis

Group Carillon Lessons for Beginning Students: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Private carillon lessons to develop a personal repertory. In this course, students will begin to learn different practice techniques.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 40 or consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit up to a total of 6 units.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - .5 hours of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

Instructor: Davis

Private Carillon Lessons for Beginning Students: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Private carillon lessons stressing musical questions and de-emphasizing technical and repertory issues. Composition and arranging may be included. Personal musicianship is examined and musical horizons are extended.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 41A or consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit up to a total of 6 units.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - .5 hours of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

Instructor: Jeff Davis

Private Carillon Lessons for Intermediate Students: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring
This course is designed for students to reach an advanced level of proficiency. Students are required to play one ten-minute concert per week plus participate in the student recital.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 41A, 41B, and/or consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit up to a total of 12 units.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

Instructor: Davis

Formerly known as: 42

Private Carillon Lessons for Advanced Students: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
This course is a requirement for those students who are studying for examination by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.
Carillon Lessons for Advanced Students: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 41A, 41B, or consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit up to a total of 6 units.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

Instructor: Davis

Carillon Lessons for Advanced Students: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Summer Second 6 Week Session
Students will learn the fundaments of healthy singing. The classical style will be learned and applied to other styles of singing. Students will receive group instruction and individual feedback throughout the semester. Singers will perform two solos: one in English and one in a foreign language. The course is open to all undergraduates. Students involved in campus vocal ensembles are encouraged to enroll. No prior music experience required.
Voice Class: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Students must undergo an initial vocal assessment in the first class session before being admitted into the class

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of studio per week

Summer: 6 weeks - 5 hours of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Instructor: Johnson

Voice Class: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Summer 10 Week Session, Summer 10 Week Session, Summer 10 Week Session
Piano instruction includes music theory (musical notation, triads, scales and primary chords) at the keyboard. Repertoire draws from simple classical pieces and melodies accompanied with chords. Mastery of the material will be demonstrated at the keyboard and through three written assignments.
Weekly class attendance and daily practice (5 hours weekly) are expected.

Beginning Piano Class 1 for Non-Music Majors: Read More [+]

Hours & Format

Summer:
8 weeks - 2 hours of studio per week
10 weeks - hours of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Instructor: Chew

Beginning Piano Class 1 for Non-Music Majors: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Summer 10 Week Session, Summer 10 Week Session, Summer 10 Week Session
Continuing from MUSIC&#;45, pianists will build on their musical skills through understanding music theory. Course covers minor scales (relative/parallel keys; three forms of the minor scale; primary chords in minor scales), chord inversions, chord progressions, and dominant seventh chords. Repertoire will include classical works and music suggested by students. Weekly class attendance and daily practice (five hours weekly) are expected.

Advanced Beginning Piano Class for Non-Music Majors: Read More [+]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Two semesters are strongly recommended for music majors who lack the basic keyboard skills needed for musicianship and harmony classes.
Elementary Piano: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Restricted to music majors by audition

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Offered for pass/not pass grade only. Alternative to final exam.

Formerly known as: Music

Elementary Piano: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Summer First 6 Week Session, Summer Second 6 Week Session, Summer Second 6 Week Session
Fundamentals of guitar performance, including tuning, basic pitch and rhythm reading, melody and chord playing.
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Hours & Format

Summer: 6 weeks - 5 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Instructor: Hough

Fundamentals of Guitar Performance: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Fall
This course is designed to introduce students to the field of music therapy with an overview of: what music therapy is, bases for uses of music in therapy, key theoretical models of music therapy, and clinical applications of music therapy with various populations. Through didactic and experiential assignments and classroom discussions, we will create a collaborative and process-oriented learning environment. Pre-requisites: Open to all interested students.
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Objectives & Outcomes

Course Objectives: •Students will learn definitions of music therapy and be able to define music therapy in their own words.
•Students will understand the rationale for the use of music in therapy.
•Students will gain a foundational understanding of various music therapy treatment models and approaches.
•Students will gain an understanding of the application of music therapy with various populations.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternate method of final assessment during regularly scheduled final exam group (e.g., presentation, final project, etc.).

Introduction to Music Therapy: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Diatonic sight singing, ear training, and keyboard harmony.
Musicianship I: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Music Placement Examination

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for Music 52A after completing Music 52B. Students cannot receive credit for 52A after having completed 49B.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Musicianship I: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Continuation of diatonic sight singing and ear training, introduction to chromatic sight singing, ear training, keyboard harmony, and score reading.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Advanced placement in Music Placement Exam or successful completion of Music 52A

Credit Restrictions: Students cannot receive credit for 52B after having completed

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Musicianship II: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Diatonic harmony, chorale harmonization, and analytical studies. Emphasis on written exercises.
Harmony I: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Music Placement Examination

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for Music 53A after taking Music 53B. Students cannot receive credit for 53A after having completed 49C.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Harmony I: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Introduction to chromatic harmony and analytical studies. Emphasis on written exercises.
Harmony II: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Advanced placement in Harmony Placement Exam or successful completion of Music 53A

Credit Restrictions: Students cannot receive credit for 53B after having completed

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Harmony II: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Fall
Introduction to the study of music history; required for music majors. This writing-intensive course offers an in-depth study of musical genres and styles in relation to conditions of production and reception. Through listening, reading musical scores, and studying historical documents, students will draw connections between specific features of music and the ways in which listening, performance, and the function of music have changed over time.
History of Music I: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Must have taken and passed the Musicianship Placement Exam; be fluent in reading music notation; or have consent of instructor

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

History of Music I: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring

Studies of selected traditional and popular musical practices from an ethnomusicological perspective. Taking into account local, regional, and transnational connections among the selected practices, this will include approaches to music making and listening, relevant music theory, issues of identity and power, connections to ritual, dance, and theater, and social, economic, and aesthetic values. Topic and geocultural area will vary. Music majors should take this course in the first two years of the bachelor degree program if at all possible, but no later than their junior year. Transfer students must take the course in their junior year.
Studies of Musics of the World: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Music majors and intended music majors only

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week

Summer: 6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture and 2 hours of discussion per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Studies of Musics of the World: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
Department organized and supervised field programs involving experiences in tutoring and related activities. Students taking the course for the first time will be provided with training suitable to the subject matter being tutored.
Field Studies: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Music major

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - hours of fieldwork per week

Summer:
6 weeks - hours of fieldwork per week
8 weeks - hours of fieldwork per week
10 weeks - hours of fieldwork per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Offered for pass/not pass grade only. Final exam not required.

Field Studies: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Group study in a field that may not coincide with that of any regular course. See the Introduction to Courses and Curricula section of the General Catalog for enrollment restrictions.
Directed Group Study for Freshmen and Sophomores: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Lower division standing and consent of instructor

Credit Restrictions: Enrollment is restricted; see the section on Academic Policies-Course Number Guide in the Berkeley Guide.

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - hours of directed group study per week

Summer:
6 weeks - hours of directed group study per week
8 weeks - hours of directed group study per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Offered for pass/not pass grade only. Final exam not required.

Directed Group Study for Freshmen and Sophomores: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Spring
Berkeley Connect is a mentoring program, offered through various academic departments, that helps students build intellectual community. Over the course of a semester, enrolled students participate in regular small-group discussions facilitated by a graduate student mentor (following a faculty-directed curriculum), meet with their graduate student mentor for one-on-one academic advising, attend lectures and panel discussions featuring department faculty and alumni, and go on field trips to campus resources. Students are not required to be declared majors in order to participate.
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Rules & Requirements

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 1 hour of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Offered for pass/not pass grade only. Final exam not required.

Berkeley Connect: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Spring , Fall
Directed individual study in a field that may not coincide with that of any regular course. See the Introduction to Courses and Curricula section of the General Catalog for enrollment restrictions.
Independent Study for Freshmen and Sophomores: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Lower division standing and consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - hours of independent study per week

Summer:
6 weeks - hours of independent study per week
8 weeks - hours of independent study per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Offered for pass/not pass grade only. Final exam not required.

Independent Study for Freshmen and Sophomores: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall
This course will cover the fundamentals of music production, including (but not limited to): the science of sound, signal flow and recording chain, intro to various Digital Audio Workstations (Logic, Reaper, Pro Tools, Garage Band and the differences between them), with a focus on music production using Ableton Live, effects processing, and mixing and mastering. If time and interest allow, basics of Max for Live. This course is best suited for those with little to no experience with DAWs or Ableton.
Introduction to Music Production using Ableton Live: Read More [+]

Objectives & Outcomes

Course Objectives: Provide a strong conceptual foundation and technical skill set when using Ableton Live and comfort using common Digital Audio Workstation interfaces, with emphasis on producing original music using a variety of setups, troubleshooting, and listening to/discussing other students’ tracks using musical vocabulary.

Student Learning Outcomes: Create at least 4 dynamic and thoughtful tracks in Ableton from start to finish using any combination of recorded audio and MIDI clips. These tracks will demonstrate progressively advanced production techniques within the style(s) of music that students are interested in.
Demonstrate an increased awareness and use of musical terminology when discussing their own and other students’ tracks, based on an overview of relevant music theory concepts (writing chord progressions, rhythm and syncopation exercises).
Select a microphone (from a given list) to use in various recording contexts (which are based on the student setups in the class). If no fellow student setups allow, common recording studio contexts (i.e. 5 piece band, acoustic duo).
Set up and check from start to finish an Ableton Live session using their personal setup (could include analog/MIDI devices, microphones, acoustic instruments) or if none of the above, a setup with built in microphone and laptop MIDI keyboard. This includes recording and editing MIDI and Audio clips in both Session and Arrangement view while understanding the differences between them.
Understand and apply basic mixing and mastering techniques and plugins available in Ableton, including but not limited to: compression, EQ, delay, and reverb and the use of return tracks.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - hours of lecture and hours of laboratory per week

Summer: 6 weeks - hours of lecture and hours of laboratory per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Formerly known as: Music

Introduction to Music Production using Ableton Live: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Fall
Students will develop, in consultation with the instructor, a semester length project that focuses on creating a piece of music, and/or researching and building new software tools for music.
Independent Projects in Computer Music: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Completion of Music A with letter grade of A or A+ and consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Instructor: Campion

Independent Projects in Computer Music: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Spring
A review of the sensory, perceptual, and cognitive foundations of listening, performing, and composing. Topics include relations among various acoustical and perceptual characterizations of sound; perceptions of pitch, time, temporal relations, timbre, stability conditions, and auditory space; auditory scene analysis and perceptual grouping mechanisms; perceptual principles for melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic organization; orchestration as spectral composition. A course research project is required.
Music Perception and Cognition: Read More [+]

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Music Perception and Cognition: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Spring
A review of the sensory, perceptual, and cognitive foundations of listening, performing, and composing. Topics include relations among various acoustical and perceptual characterizations of sound; perceptions of pitch, time, temporal relations, timbre, stability conditions, and auditory space; auditory scene analysis and perceptual grouping mechanisms; perceptual principles for melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic organization; orchestration as spectral composition. This course is restricted to declared Music Majors. These students will hold an individual meeting with the instructor to insure that their final projects are aligned closely with their musical skills and other coursework in the major. A course research project is required.
Music Perception and Cognition: Read More [+]

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Alternative to final exam.

Music Perception and Cognition: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Fall
The goal of this class is to interrogate and make explicit the powerful musical intuitions that are at work as you make sense of the music all around you. What is the nature of the knowledge that is guiding these intuitions? How does this knowledge develop in ordinary and extraordinary ways? To approach these questions, small composition-like projects aided by a specially designed computer music environment will function as a workplace. You will explore, experiment, question, and reflect on how and what you know how to do as you generate the musical coherence that you seem simply to find.
Music Cognition: The Mind Behind the Musical Ear: Read More [+]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Fall
The goal of this class is to interrogate and make explicit the powerful musical intuitions that are at work as you make sense of the music all around you. What is the nature of the knowledge that is guiding these intuitions? How does this knowledge develop in ordinary and extraordinary ways? To approach these questions, small composition-like projects aided by a specially designed computer music environment will function as a workplace.
Music Cognition: The Mind Behind the Musical Ear: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Music majors only

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam not required.

Instructor: Bamberger

Music Cognition: The Mind Behind the Musical Ear: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
Research and practical experience in the art of musical improvisation, through study and internalization of the Black American music known as jazz.
This is a class for acquiring knowledge and skills necessary for improvising in the jazz tradition, with the goal of creating a personal and ensemble language. Through transcription, harmonic analysis, and exercises in tonality we will develop methods and routines for linking knowledge, skills, and imagination.
Models for study will include the work of practitioners from across the history of jazz such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Mary Lou Williams, Thelonious Monk, Sun Ra, and Steve Lacy.
Open to both music majors and non-majors by audition at the start of term.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: This class is open to both music majors and non-majors by audition at the beginning of the term. Prospective students should be able to demonstrate proficiency on their instrument, have taken one year of university-level music theory or the equivalent, and possess a keen interest in jazz and improvised music

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit up to a total of 2 times.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructor: Goldberg

Improvisation in the Jazz Tradition: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Fall
A systematic study of jazz theory including scales, chords, keyboard voicings, solo transcription, and tune study approached through playing, singing, listening, writing, improvization, analysis, and small ensemble playing.
Jazz Theory and Performance 1: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Audition

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for A after taking or M.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructor: Dana

Formerly known as:

Jazz Theory and Performance 1: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Fall , Fall
A systematic study of jazz theory including scales, chords, keyboard voicings, solo transcription, and tune study approached through playing, singing, listening, writing, improvization, analysis, and small ensemble playing.
Jazz Theory and Performance 1: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Audition

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for AM after taking or M.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructor: Dana

Formerly known as: M

Jazz Theory and Performance 1: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
Advanced concepts in theory and performance in the jazz vernacular tradition, including melodic minor and diminished chords and scales, reharmonization, changes, Coltrane changes, use of pentatonics and 4ths, playing outside, solo analysis, piano voicings, and an introduction to jazz arranging and composition. Activities will include short writing and playing exercises, transcription and analysis, historical and analytical readings, arranging and composition projects for small ensemble, and three hours of small ensemble rehearsal each week.
Jazz Theory and Performance 2: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: , M, A, or AM, or consent of instructor; Audition

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructor: Dana

Jazz Theory and Performance 2: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
Advanced concepts in theory and performance in the jazz vernacular tradition, including melodic minor and diminished chords and scales, reharmonization, changes, Coltrane changes, use of pentatonics and 4ths, playing outside, solo analysis, piano voicings, and an introduction to jazz arranging and composition. Activities will include short writing and playing exercises, transcription and analysis, historical and analytical readings, arranging and composition projects for small ensemble, and three hours of small ensemble rehearsal each week.
Jazz Theory and Performance 2: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: , M, A, or AM, or consent of instructor; Audition

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of studio per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructor: Dana

Jazz Theory and Performance 2: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Summer Second 6 Week Session
For non-majors. A study of issues in the history of music and sound. Topic will vary each semester.
Topics in the History of Music: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 27 or consent of instructor

Repeat rules: Course may be repeated for credit without restriction.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Summer:
6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week
8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Topics in the History of Music: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Fall , Spring , Fall
A study of musical and dramatic aspects of opera. Lectures on selected operas will be supplemented by assigned recordings and films or videotapes of notable performances.
Opera: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 27 or consent of instructor

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Opera: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Fall , Fall
A study of musical and dramatic aspects of opera. Lectures on selected operas will be supplemented by assigned recordings and films or videotapes of notable performances. Analytical studies and a term paper required.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 61B, and 75 or Restricted to music majors

Credit Restrictions: Students will not receive credit for AM after taking A.

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Opera: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
This course is an introduction to Beethoven's music and its historical contexts. While closely analyzing individual works, this course also examines how Beethoven and his music have been represented and interpreted until our own day, exploring the values--musical and cultural--that have ensured Beethoven's towering position in Western music.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 27 or consent of instructor

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Beethoven: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Spring , Spring
This course is an introduction to Beethoven's music and its historical contexts. While closely analyzing individual works, this course also examines how Beethoven and his music have been represented and interpreted until our own day, exploring the values--musical and cultural--that have ensured Beethoven's towering position in Western music.
Beethoven: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Restricted to music majors

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

Instructor: Mathew

Beethoven: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Summer 8 Week Session, Spring
An introduction to the music of J. S. Bach (), a central figure in the history of Western Art Music. The course includes discussion of his organ music, harpsichord works, cantatas, Passion settings, and instrumental chamber music, discusses the relationship between Bach's biography and his compositions, and places study of the man and his music in its cultural and historical context. Required work will include one short paper and one longer paper. There will also be weekly reading and listening assignments.
J. S. Bach: Read More [+]

Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: 27 or consent of instructor

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Summer:
6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week
8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status: Letter grade. Final exam required.

J. S. Bach: Read Less [-]

Terms offered: Spring , Summer 8 Week Session, Spring
An introduction to the music of J. S. Bach (), a central figure in the history of Western Art Music. The course includes discussion of his organ music, harpsichord works, cantatas, Passion settings, and instrumental chamber music, discusses the relationship between Bach's biography and his compositions, and places study of the man and his music in its cultural and historical context. Required work will include one medium-length paper, one longer research paper, and one analytical study. There will also be weekly reading and listening assignments.
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Rules & Requirements

Prerequisites: Restricted to music majors

Hours & Format

Fall and/or spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Summer:
6 weeks - 8 hours of lecture per week
8 weeks - 6 hours of lecture per week

Additional Details

Subject/Course Level: Music/Undergraduate

Grading/Final exam status:

Sours: http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/music/
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Music student playing piano.

Unistats information for this course can be found at the bottom of the page

Music is everywhere in the world around us; it is part of all of our lives, whether we play it, actively listen to it, or hear it in passing. At Oxford, we study music by reading, listening, performing and composing. We create music in all its aspects – acoustic, electronic, individually and communally, working with world-class professionals and with local communities. We investigate, through analysis, the relationships within a piece of music, and between that piece and its genre and context. Throughout the course, you will be exposed to music of all kinds and in all contexts: Western classical, popular music, musics of other cultures, community music, seeing these musics in terms of their history (and how that history has been shaped over time), social context, and psychology.


Music has been part of the life of Oxford for more than years. There are around 30 academic staff, of whom 15 give lectures regularly – scholars with distinguished reputations as musicologists, performers or composers. Oxford welcomes visits from numerous speakers and professional performing ensembles. Students enjoy performance and composition workshops, and play an active part in the life of the faculty and their colleges – in chapels, orchestras, ensembles, bands and stage performances, and in musical outreach to the broader community.

The faculty building incorporates practice rooms, electronic music and recording studios, and one of the best music libraries in any British university. The world-famous Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, housed in the faculty, lends historical instruments to students. The faculty also has a gamelan orchestra.

The course is broadly based but allows increasing specialisation and choice as you proceed. Whether you’re a performer, a composer, a budding scholar of psychology, history, sociology or education, the Music course offers something for you. Students graduate as mature and well-rounded musicians with an informed and lively sense of the contemporary study and practice of the subject, and the ways in which music contributes to society more broadly.

Music students Official Guide for applicants: undergraduate
“The Oxford music course suits me because it is broad and varied, but also has lots of space to make it my own. For my final exams I am sitting papers in broad aspects of music history (from English renaissance polyphony to electronic music), analysis, and issues to do with how we study music but I am also writing a dissertation about the music in a primary school near Oxford, essays on Brazilian music, and a report from the term I spent working on a music project with children with autism. I have friends who are playing the Rite of Spring for piano duet for a chamber music exam, who are singing Schubert Lieder for a solo recital, and who are analysing Bach organ fugues for an analysis portfolio – and those are just the people in my year in my college!”
SARAH
 “From playing for three evensongs a week to being immersed in the sound world of the Bosavi Rainforest people in Papua New Guinea, Oxford has been a fantastic experience so far. One aspect of Oxford’s music course that first attracted me was the diversity and the choice it gives students, particularly in the final year. I am currently studying a variety of history topics, ranging from the 13th-century motet to film music, along with some composition and analysis courses. I want to be a performer and knowing that I can choose to concentrate on this later in the course has helped me to focus my interests throughout the term.”
OLIVIA

A typical week

  • Four to six lectures
  • One or two tutorials in college
  • Practice, workshops and rehearsals
  • More time for independent study in the summer terms

Tutorials are usually students and a tutor. Lecture sizes may vary depending on the options you choose. Compulsory lectures are the largest and will include the full year group of around 70 students, while the smallest lectures, for specialist options, might include fewer than 10 students. Seminars will also usually involve students.

Most lectures are delivered by Associate Professors and Professors within the University. Most of these professors are also college subject tutors (although not all college tutors are University lecturers). Each college’s subject tutor is responsible for giving and coordinating tutorials. Many tutors are world-leading experts with years of experience in teaching and research. Some teaching (mostly at tutorial level) may also be delivered by postgraduate students, who are usually studying at doctoral level. To find out more about how our teaching year is structured, visit our Academic Year page.

Course structure

YEAR 1

COURSES

Six subjects are taken (two chosen from a list of options)

  • Compulsory:
    • Foundations in the study of music
    • Stylistic composition, arranging and transcription
    • Topics I, for example: Machaut’s songs; Women and music in the 19th century; Music, mind, behaviour; Global hip hop
    • Musical analysis and critical listening
  • Options:
    • Historically informed performance
    • Critical studies in ethnomusicology
    • Composition
    • Performance
    • Musical skills 

ASSESSMENT

Three written papers and two ‘take-away’ papers for compulsory subjects. The assessment for the two options will take the form of a practical examination, recital, portfolio of compositions, essay or take-away paper depending on the option chosen.

YEARS 2 AND 3

COURSES

Eight subjects are taken (six chosen from a list of options)

  • Compulsory
    • Topics II (three from a range of historical and critical fields, eg: Sacred Renaissance polyphony on the Continent; History and philosophy of music education; Bach’s keyboard music)
    • Topics III (three from a range of historical and critical fields, eg in 18th-century opera; Modernism in Vienna, ; Scenes and subcultures in the 20th century)
  • Optional topics studied
    • Musical analysis and criticism
    • Musical thought and scholarship
    • Techniques of composition
    • Solo performance
    • Orchestration
    • Dissertation
    • Composition portfolio
    • Edition with commentary
    • Analysis portfolio
    • Music ethnography
    • Chamber music performance
    • Choral conducting
    • Choral performance
    • Recording and producing music
    • Special topic papers. Some recent examples include: Music perception; Music in Scandinavia; Women composers; Dance music; Lieder; Music and society in England, –; Music in the community
Please note that the courses listed above are illustrative and may change. A full list of current options is available on the Music website.

ASSESSMENT

Final University examinations: three or more written papers (two compulsory and one chosen from three options) and a combination of take-away papers, portfolio submissions, recitals and practical tests, depending on the options chosen

Academic requirements 

A-levels:AAA
Advanced Highers:                    AA/AAB
IB: 38 (including core points) with at HL                                                                          
Or any other equivalent (see other UK qualifications, and international qualifications) 

Wherever possible, your grades are considered in the context in which they have been achieved.  (See further information on how we use contextual data.) 

Subject requirements

 Essential: Candidates are expected to have Music to A-level, Advanced Higher, Higher Level in the IB (or equivalent) or ABRSM Music Theory Grade VII or above* 
 Recommended: Keyboard ability of ABRSM Grade V or above is also highly recommended.

* If you do not offer A-level Music, you must have ABRSM Music Theory Grade VII or above, plus three A Levels. Music Tech A-level is a viable alternative to Music A-level for our course, provided that you also take the ABRSM Music Theory paper.

The Faculty of Music considers vocational qualifications in Music, such as the BTEC Extended Diploma in Music; however, an accompanying A-level in an essay subject is strongly recommended.

If you are unsure about your qualifications please contact [email protected]  

Applying

All candidates must follow the application procedure as shown in applying to Oxford. The information below gives specific details for students applying for this course.

Admissions tests

There is no written test but candidates are required to submit a video recording audition of up to 5 minutes performing on their chosen instrument in advance of their interview. The quality of the recording will not be taken into account.

Candidates not possessing keyboard fluency to ABRSM Grade V may be asked to take a standardised keyboard sight-reading test at interview. Please indicate your level of keyboard proficiency on your UCAS application. Most tutors will ask you to study a short piece of music and/or text about music in preparation for your interview; if so, this material will be given to you during your stay in Oxford.

Written work

Description: 
  • Two teacher-marked essays. The emphasis is on quality of thought, not on quantity, so each of the two essays should be around words. Although it is preferable to submit two essays, students will not be disadvantaged if they can only submit one piece due to any limitations they have faced during their education as a result of COVID Students can submit essays from any subject, they do not have to be Music-based.
  • One or two examples of teacher-marked harmony and counterpoint (eg Baroque chorale, 16th-century counterpoint, 2-part invention, string quartet, Romantic songs). We understand that not all students are formally taught this as part of their course. We ask that all students do attempt an exercise if they can.
  • If you wish, you may also submit one or two short examples of original composition, which should be in some form of notated score. 

Candidates are required to submit a video recording audition of up to 5 minutes performing on their chosen instrument in advance of their interview.

Submission deadline:  10 November

For more information, and to download a cover sheet, please see our further guidance on the submission of written work.

What are tutors looking for?

Potential to engage with the course in its full diversity through a genuine spirit of enquiry; keenness to think critically about music; as well as creativity and independent thought in areas of specialism (musicology, composition, performance, ethnomusicology, psychology of music, musical analysis). For more detail on the selection criteria for this course, please see the Music website.

Careers

The varied nature of the course enables students to develop highly desirable skills in areas such as self-management, creativity, data analysis, performance, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication, all of which makes them an attractive prospect for potential employers. Teaching, performance and arts administration are among the popular destinations for Music graduates, but others include broadcasting, publishing, law, politics and the Civil Service. Many students undertake further study in performance, often at conservatoires in the UK and abroad. An Oxford Music degree opens doors to a wide range of careers both within and outside the arts.

After graduating, Fabienne secured a marketing and public relations internship with the Philharmonia Orchestra. She then worked for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra before being headhunted for her current role as Head of Communications and Marketing at Intermusica, an industry-leading international classical music management agency. She says; ‘Our roster includes Marin Alsop, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniil Trifonov, Sir Willard White, James MacMillan, Leonidas Kavakos and many others. Naturally my music degree has proved an extremely helpful foundation for a career in classical music management but I would say that the most important thing I gained from Oxford was confidence and resilience and being able to meet people from all walks of life.’

Fees

Additional Fees and Charges Information for Music

Students may choose to have instrumental or voice tuition as part of their course, though please note that performance is not compulsory. With advice from your tutors, you can choose your own instrumental tutors. You will need to pay for these lessons yourself, but the money will be refunded by the Music Faculty at the end of term, up to £ This usually covers the full cost of tuition.

Students can also apply to take part in a Faculty-funded scheme with the Royal Academy of Music, which provides 8 hourly lessons and participation in master-classes and performance classes at the RAM.

Sours: https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/courses-listing/music

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Musical U Review: Is Musical U Worth It For Musicians?

Online resources have become the way many of us get into learning musical instruments. They can vary from learning a riff from your favorite AC/DC song to dissecting the modes of the melodic minor scale. But how does using an online service like Musical U.com stack up compared to the traditional means of hiring a local musician for lessons?

Musical U logo

Having read a large volume of positive Musical U reviews, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to see what all the fuss is about!

In this article, we’re going to dive into what Musical U is, the features of their site and their pricing. Be sure to stay until the end so you don’t miss out on some crucial information!

What Is Musical U?

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Musical U is a music education platform with many instructional videos, tests and a wider community of musicians to interact with.

The platform is run by Christopher Sutton and a team around him. Their goal is to aid you in becoming the best musician you can.

What Does Musical U Do?

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Musical U provides a vast number of instructional content for a monthly fee. Their aim is to be able to teach new musicians how to develop their ear, their sense of time, and much more. They cover a plethora of wider topics which aids musicians in increasing their musicality.

It can be accessed on Musical U.com or their mobile app. They also have a fantastic podcast, &#;Musicality Now&#; which provides great insight and information on becoming a better musician.

Not all of us were blessed with perfect pitch like Charlie Puth. Therefore, Musical U has fantastic lessons and software which helps you develop relative pitch, interval training, and more.

What separates Musical U.com from the competition is that, unlike other online music courses, it has a personalised plan specifically designed to help YOU improve and offers a full support network in your learning. 

Roadmaps

When you sign up to Musical U you get access to roadmaps.

These roadmaps are specific to a musical skill. So if you want to focus on something specific, the roadmaps will take you down the right path. These include:

Obviously, there’s quite a lot to focus on here and you may not know where to start but fear not! The membership will give you access to the musical community and support network on their platform. This means you will be guided every step of the way.

Modules

Now to get into the actual training modules.

Below you will find an overview of all the different modules:

  • Planning
  • Pitch
  • Intervals
  • Melodies
  • Chords
  • Chord Progressions
  • Rhythm
  • Playing By Ear 
  • Singing 
  • Improvising

Under each module, you will find lots of different lessons which aid you in that specific area. 

While the platform does cater to more general musicality, they do primarily focus on piano, guitar and bass.

They also offer instrument packs as an optional upgrade when you’re working on piano, guitar, bass or vocals. These packs allow you to take a deeper dive into your chosen instrument. 

Dashboard

The intuitive dashboard design is easy to navigate and has everything you need laid out in front of you. It comprises of 6 main elements:

Member Profile

In this section you can see your username and the points you’ve earned within the community.

This points system is a means of reward to keep you even more focused on your goals. It also includes notifications and private messages sent to your account. 

Get Started

New members are encouraged to take four steps &#; set a vision, make a plan, join the community and start a progress journal. At each step, you will find useful videos which will help you on your journey.

We think the progress journal is particularly important as tracking your progress as a musician is essential in seeing your improvements to motivate you to work even more.

It also will highlight areas you perhaps haven’t focused on as much and allow you to work on them. 

Community

If you’re looking for insights into the training modules and support in your learning, all members are encouraged to join in the discussion. The panel links you to new discussions as well as discussions you’ve started and subscribed to. 

Plans & Progress Journals

This tile will show you which training plan you are following at that moment in time.

Additionally, it will show which practice journals you’ve created. This is a great way to dive back into where you left off. 

Modules

This section will show which modules you’ve completed as well as the ones you&#;re currently working on.

Instrument Pack

Instrument packs are here ready for when you wish to upgrade and allow you to go into more depth of your chosen instrument.  

Personnel

Musical U Christopher Sutton playing guitar

The Musical U course is primarily taught by:

  • Christopher Sutton, Founder and Director
  • Ruth Power, Piano
  • Dylan Welsh, Guitar
  • Clare Wheeler, Vocals
  • Steve Lawson, Bass

Christopher Sutton started Musical U.com because as he practiced and improved as a musician, he didn’t feel like the same level as his peers. The missing piece of the puzzle is what he teaches on Musical U which is considered the inner skills of a musician.

While this may sound a bit out there, Sutton has put in the work to break down musicality to the fundamentals and organised them in an easily digestible course. 

Musical U Apps

musical u app

The Musical U app allows you to bring your learning on the move with you.  This means you can practice your pitch training exercises on the train to work. Alternatively, it means if you spend a weekend without your instrument, you can still find a way to improve your musicality.

They even offer the option to download training MP3s for you to take your training on the go even without the need for the internet.

They also have a number of intuitive apps recommended on their site, allowing you to take your music practice sessions on the move.

These include: 

  • Tone Deaf Test
  • Sing True 
  • Interval Recognition
  • Chordelia: Triad Tutor
  • Chordelia: Seventh Heaven

These apps range from free to paid so check out your chosen application store!

Musical U Pricing

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Musical U membership is available for a flat fee of $ per month. We think this is excellently priced for the amount of information you gain from it and the amount of services it provides.

In comparison to traditional music lessons, which could cost you that price per week, we think this is an absolute steal. 

Alternatives To Musical U

While Musical U.com is a great platform for learning, there are other alternatives. Let&#;s take a look and discuss any similarities or differences.

Music Theory Videos.com

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Music Theory Videos.com is a great free service if you’re looking to learn music theory online. They offer a ‘calculator’ which asks you a series of questions about your current music theory knowledge and gives you insight of where to start.

Building upon this, there is a section on grades ranging from grade 1 to grade 6+. In these subsections, you have a large array of videos corresponding to their respective grades and difficulty. 

If we’re comparing this to Musical U, while Music Theory Videos.com is free, you certainly get what you pay for. The videos are solid but that’s where the experience ends. Musical U.com has an in-built progress tracker whereas Music Theory Videos does not.

Also, the wider network of musicians on Musical U.com makes the learning experience easy and a lot more fun rather than just interacting with YouTube videos all day. There’s neither an app or downloadable content for Music Theory Videos whereas Musical U does. 

iMusic-School.com 

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iMusic-School.com is another online music learning platform that charges a monthly fee for video courses. There are a multitude of different courses for a variety of different instruments, including a masterclass from the talented multi-instrumentalist and all-around music guru Jacob Collier. The site includes 3 different plans to access the videos depending on your needs:

  • Flex &#; 1 month &#; €
  • Relax 6 month &#; €
  • VIP &#; 12 months &#; €

This option caters to everyone as if you would only like to access their services for a short period of time, you can. Totally commitment-free or with an option of 6 or 12 months will help you hone in on your skills as a musician. 

Despite it being a decent platform and great app, there is a distinct lack of roadmap and direction which could leave some people lost on their learning journey. The community built on Musical U is also another great tool that is not included on iMusic-School.com. However, iMusic School is more affordable so it could fit your requirements if you are on a tighter budget.  

MyMusicTheory.com

mymusictheory.com home page

My Music Theory is another online service which has a variety of music theory resources and videos. There are also quizzes on the site to test your knowledge. Similarly to Music Theory Videos.com it is organised into grades so you are able to find the level you are currently working at and go from there.

To get access to each grade and video course, simply click on ‘use lessons on website’ which will not cost you anything to use. However if you wish to download these resources and have access to PDFs, there is a price tag on each stage which you can buy and have access to for life. 

My Music Theory is another good platform but it does have its flaws. Firstly, buying the courses separately creates a more fragmented experience rather than having access to it all and building your way up like on Musical U.

Additionally, the cost of the video courses are quite expensive, for example the grade 8 video course is £ There is an option of paying for the total bundle of all grades for £ or £10 per month but there are a distinct lack of features for the hefty price tag. For example, there is no online community like we have previously mentioned is so useful on Musical U. My Music Theory also lacks an app that can be useful for on-the-move learning.

To sum it all up, all the alternatives have great aspects and are still very useful platforms. However, if you would like the complete learning experience with all the features you could possibly want, Musical U is the way to go.

The Academy – Music Gateway

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Want to learn more about music theory?

The Academy is a video-led platform that compliments all of Music Gateway’s other services – by supporting the professional growth of artists. All our courses are created by industry professionals, with a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

Our courses are designed to give you skills that are valuable to you as an artist. Whether you’re looking to learn a new instrument or more about music theory we’ve got a course for you! Check it out today!

Is Musical U Worth It? Our Final Thoughts

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So, there we have our Musical U review! We’ve gone through the aspects of the platform including the different roadmaps musicians can use to progress. We have also touched on what is included on the dashboard once you have bought your membership and how this is intuitive in supporting your learning.

Additionally, the idea of building an online musical community is a great way for bedroom players who don’t know any other musicians to connect with countless others with common interests and questions.

All in all, we think Musical U.com is a great tool for musicians looking to up their game and progress into the best player they can possibly be!

Have you ever used Musical U? Let us know about your experiences in the comment section below! We would love to hear from you!

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