In order to meet the needs of community members and interested professionals, The College of St. Scholastica currently offers graduate courses in music described below. These courses do not lead to a master's degree from this College.
Proof of a baccalaureate degree is required for admission to each of these courses. An audition at a satisfactory level for graduate work is required for MUS 5725: Music Lessons. Information on auditions is available from the Department Chair.
Department Chair: LeAnn House, Ph.D.
MUS 5777: Topics in Early Music 2 credits Concentrated investigation of various aspects of early music, e.g., history of instruments; Bach and Handel; music at the Court of Louis XIV, etc.
MUS 5725: Music Lessons 2 credits Study in: Section 1: Viola da gamba; Section 2: Thorough bass and Harpsichord; Section 3: Voice. 50-minute lesson per week plus performances. For specific repertoire requirements contact Music Department chair.
MUS 5999: Independent Research Project 2 credits An independent research project agreed on by advisor and student.