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An ensemble designed to provide an opportunity for seminary students to use instrumental skills. 1 semester hr. Prerequisite: Professor permission.

MUS5585 Contemporary Music Ensemble An auditioned mixed vocal ensemble with instruments taken from the ranks of the Chapel Choir and Seminary Orchestra. This group will perform chamber/contemporary gospel music literature to be performed on campus and in off-campus concerts. 1 semester hr. Prerequisites: Audition and MUS 5581 or MUS 5584 concurrently.

MUS5586 Male Vocal Ensemble This is an auditioned small ensemble taken from the ranks of Male Chorale. Membership in this group presupposes participation or enrollment in MUS 5583. Further, this group will learn chamber/pop gospel music literature and be featured as a performance group promoting SEBTS on campus and in off-campus concerts and tours. 1 semester hr. Prerequisites: Audition and MUS 5583 concurrently.

MUS5671 Music Leadership A course for students with little or no experience in music or music reading with an emphasis on song leading, music reading, singing skills, and music for the small church. 2 semester hrs.

MUS5674 Planning Music for Worship An introduction to worship planning that will develop organizational and performance skills for ministry in the local church. 2 semester hrs. Prerequisite: Basic Competency.

MUS5676 Music in Church Planting A study in the development of a church music program for the church planter. Emphasis will be given to worship styles, developing music leadership, using musical technology in worship, and a survey of music and sound equipment appropriate for church planters. 3 semester hrs. Prerequisite: M.Div./N.A.C.P.

MUS5689 Handbell Choir Practical experience in handbell ringing with the possibility of occasional performance in chapel or recital. 1 semester hr.

MUS6503 Composition

Study of the techniques of writing choral music in small forms. 2 semester hrs. Prerequisite: MUS 5501 or MUS 5502.

MUS6504 Composition Project Private study in composition with the completion of a major sacred composition or set of smaller sacred compositions for performance by a church. 2 semester hrs. Prerequisite: MUS 6503.

MUS6511 Choral Literature A study of representative anthem literature. Performance practices and conducting techniques are emphasized. 3 semester hrs. Prerequisite: Basic Competency (including Form & Analysis and Music History).

MUS6516 Instrumental Literature in the Church A study of instrumental music used in historic and modern worship. 2 semester hrs. Prerequisites: Basic Competency (including Orchestration, Form & Analysis, and Music History).

MUS6521 Choral Conducting A study of conducting techniques to maximize the effectiveness of church choirs. 3 semester hrs. Prerequisites: Advanced Competency and MUS 5520.

MUS6522 Graduate Choral Conducting Seminar This is an advanced, elective course in conducting, designed to provide training in choral conducting in the context of a lab ensemble. 3 semester hrs. Prerequisites: MUS 6511 and MUS 6521.

MUS6523 Graduate Instrumental Conducting Seminar An advanced course in conducting designed to provide training in the context of an instrumental ensemble. 2 semester hrs. Prerequisite: MUS 6521.

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Official 2013 2014 academic catalog  

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Official academic catalog of Southeastern