Jonathan Hallstrom, Associate Professor of Music

Mondays and Wednesdays (11:00-12:15 p.m)
Four credit hours. A.

An introduction to the fundamental elements of Western European music theory and practice through improvisation. Students will learn about rhythm, intervals, scales, keys, melody, and harmony and how they can be effectively exploited to create musically meaningful improvisations. While designed for students without extensive musical training, does require basic music reading skills. May be taken as preparation for Music 181. Credit cannot be earned for both this course and Music 153. Prerequisite: Ability to read music.