Prerequisite: MUS 211
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement; MUS 105, MUS 206
Transfers to: UC, CSU
This intermediate-level course is for students who want to further develop vocal and instrumental compositional skills through analysis and creative writing in a workshop setting. The course includes elements and tools of musical composition, including late 19th- and 20th-century harmony, the study of musical forms, analysis, guided listening, and discussion of examples from the repertoire. Students are assigned composition exercises, describe, describe and discuss their work with the class, and work on building a composition portfolio.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921