Summer 2013 Graduate Courses and Workshops
MUS 599-61, 62, 63: Graduate Performance Studies - Lessons
May 13 – June 21
Private lessons or approved ensemble participation. Contact Dr. Linda Hartley for details. Lesson fee. (1-2 sem. hrs)
MUS 511-Z1: Music Theory, Analysis and Technology
Dr. Tobias Rush
June 17-July 12
This course will investigate music theory and compositional practice of the Western music tradition. Current techniques of tonal theory including linear analysis will be explored. Students will also apply music technology in the notation and analysis of music. (2 sem. hrs)
MUS 560-81: Musical Theatre for Educators
Dr. Eric Street
June 24-July 31
Students actively explore at their own pace the history, literature, composers, and styles of musical theater through online video, enriched by online reading, blogging, and discussion. Course material extends from the earliest roots of Musical Theatre through operetta, Gershwin, Kern, Porter, Rogers & Hammerstein to more contemporary composers such as Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Distance learning. Enrollment limit: 25. (2 sem. hrs)
MUS 560-82: Dance History for Educators
Dr. Eric Street
June 24-July 31
Students actively explore at their own pace the history, literature, choreographers, composers, and styles of classical dance through text and online video, enriched by online reading, blogging, and discussion. Course material extends from the earliest beginnings of dance through classical masterworks including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, and concluding with contemporary choreographers such as Martha Graham, George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp and Bob Fosse. Distance learning. Enrollment limit: 25. (2 sem. hrs.)
How to Register
For registration questions: 937- 229-4131 or 1-800-259-8864
Enrollment deadline: Two weeks prior to the start date.
Tuition: $541 per semester hour
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Our Summer 2013 Faculty
An active pedagogue and technologist, Dr. Toby Rush currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Technology at the University of Dayton. He received his Doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Rush's research interests include applications of educational technology and new media for music studies, interface design, and music theory and aural skills pedagogy. His pedagogical materials and computer software have garnered worldwide acclaim. He is a member of NAfME, and maintains an active role in the local music education community.
Dr. Eric Street, Professor of Music received his a doctorate from Indiana University and pursued additional study in Vienna and Rome. A pianist, he has performed in over 30 countries on six continents. (He’s still missing Antarctica.) He covers opera for the Dayton City Paper and loves music of all sorts. He recently toured as pianist with the Dance Theatre of Harlem. His articles appear in over 80 periodicals, including Clavier, American Music Educator, Keyboard Quarterly, and Opera Journal. As a tour leader and interpreter, he has taken student and adult groups to Vienna, Athens, Florence, Sicily, Dublin, Paris and London.