Course Topics

Paideia 111/112:

A two-semester common course for all first-year students that addresses questions central to the human condition. It develops students' ability to read, write, analyze, discuss, and research by engaging with works from across the disciplines, drawn from different time periods and parts of the globe. As a signature course and a foundation for liberal learning. "Enduring Questions" is taught by faculty from all divisions of the college. 

MUS 231L: Ear Training III

A study including sight singing, rhythmic performance, keyboard and improvisation exercises, dictation (melodic, harmonic, rhythmic), and related skills, all designed to develop the student's musical ear to the highest degree possible. 

MUS 110: Musicianship Workshop

This course is designed to help students acquire basic musicianship skills (primarily singing, rhythm, keyboard, and notation) that will aid them in their theory and ear-training courses at Luther. It is offered as a optional one-hour supplement to Theory I (Music 121). Co-requisite: MUS 121, MUS 121L. 

MUS 300: Collegium Musicum

Collegium Musicum is an Early Music ensemble specializing in the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Singers and instrumentalists are selected by auditions open to first through fourth year students. Students play modern instruments, and receive instruction on early instruments such as viols, recorders, harpsichord and lute. Performances include one main concert per semester, plus occasional Chapel and Sunday services.

MUS 130, 230, 330, 430: Private Instruction: Harpsichord

For music majors in varied years of study. Non-majors and music majors in their secondary areas may register for these courses with consent of instructor. Studio seminars may be required. Additional fees will be assessed for these courses.

MUS 332L: Ear Training IV

A continuation of 231L. Normally taken concurrently with 332.