MUS 281
Individual Vocal and Instrumental Instruction Spring 2020 (also offered Fall 2019)

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Individual vocal or instrumental lessons offered as a partial credit fifth course. Students are encouraged to take this course for a letter grade. (Note: if partial credit music lessons are taken pass/fail, they do not count as one of the three pass/fail options available to students for regular semester courses.) Students are required to prepare for 10 lessons during the semester with a minimum expectation of one hour practice per day and to perform publicly on at least one departmental studio recital during the semester. Lessons are scheduled TBA based upon instructor schedule. Make-up lessons are given at the discretion of the instructor. Courses in individual vocal or instrumental instruction are fully subsidized for all students who meet the 10 lesson commitment. To register for the course, a student must first contact the appropriate teacher; they may do this using the inquiry form on the Music Department website at https://music.williams.edu/courses/#individual-vocal-and-instrumental-instruction. There is no registration via Williams Student Records. Students will be reassigned to course numbers 281-288 based on the number of semesters of instruction already taken in one particular section. Specific instrument or voice sections are as follows: 01 Bassoon, 02 Cello, 03 Clarinet, 04 Bass, 05 Flute, 06 Guitar, 07 Harpsichord, 08 Horn, 09 Jazz Piano, 10 Oboe, 11 Organ, 12 Percussion, 13 Piano, 14 Classical Saxophone, 15 Trumpet, 16 Viola, 17 Violin, 18 Voice, 19 Jazz Bass, 20 Jazz Vocal, 21 Trombone, 22 Harp, 23 Jazz Drum, 24 Jazz Saxophone, 25 Jazz Trumpet, 26 Euphonium, 27 Tuba, 28 African Drumming, 29 Jazz Guitar, 30 Mbira, 31 Vocal/Songwriting, 32 Jazz Trombone 33 Sitar, 34 Tabla, 35 Erhu, 36 Yangqin, 37 Zheng, 38 Liuqin/Pipa, 39 Zhongruan
The Class: Format: lesson
Grading: yes pass/fail option, partial credit fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Grading will be based upon lesson preparation, public performance, and progress throughout the semester.
Prerequisites: permission of the individual instructor; enrollment limits apply to each section based upon studio space and student qualifications
Distributions: No divisional credit

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