Music School

Harcum Music School

Medley Music Richter Hall The Harcum Music School offers credit courses for college students to fulfill elective requirements. The following courses are currently offered and students can enroll for these courses just like they would any other classes.

HUM 122/Internet/IN Music Appreciation  3 credits
Music Appreciation is designed to give the student a background in the history and appreciation of music from antiquity to the present. Major composers and their representative works, musical forms, and instruments are reviewed and discussed in class. Records and professional concerts are used extensively for illustration.

HUM 123 Jazz History  3 credits (offered in the Spring)
The purpose of this humanities course is to give the student a background in the history and appreciation of jazz music. Major artists and their representative works, musical forms, and instrumentation are reviewed and discussed. Recordings are used extensively for illustration.

MUS 104 Instrumental Music Lessons on Percussion  1 credit
This independent study course consists of private drum lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. A scheduled one-half hour lesson per week along with logged practice hours is the requirement. All levels of experience and beginners are accepted. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general musical concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester performance.

MUS 105 Instrumental Music Lessons on Piano  1 credit
This independent course consists of private piano lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. A scheduled one-half hour lesson per week along with logged practice hours is the requirement. All levels of experience and beginners are accepted. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general musical concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester performance.

MUS 106 Voice Lessons  1 credit
This independent study course consists of private voice lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. All students are interviewed/auditioned for placement in the appropriate level of proficiency. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general music concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester recital.

MUS 107 Instrumental Music Lessons on Woodwinds  1 credit
This independent study course consists of private flute, clarinet or saxophone lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. A scheduled one-half hour lesson per week along with logged practice hours is the requirement. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general musical concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester performance. Students must supply their own instruments.

MUS 108 Instrumental Music Lessons on Brass  1 credit
This independent study course consists of private trumpet or trombone lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. A scheduled one-half hour lesson per week along with logged practice hours is the requirement. All levels of experience and beginners are accepted. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general musical concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester performance. Students must supply their own instruments.

MUS 109 Instrumental Music Lessons on Guitar  1 credit
This independent study course consists of private guitar lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. A scheduled one-half hour lesson per week along with logged practice hours is the requirement. All levels of experience and beginners are accepted. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general musical concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester performance. students must supply their own instruments.

MUS 110 Instrumental Music Lessons on Electric Bass  1 credit
This independent study course consists of private bass lessons, given on a one-to-one basis. A scheduled one-half hour lesson per week along with logged practice hours is the requirement. All levels of experience and beginners are accepted. Lessons are structured to provide learning experiences that increase the level of proficiency on the chosen instrument, as well as understanding of general musical concepts and performance practice. The lessons culminate in an end-of-the-semester performance. Students must supply their own instruments.



The Harcum Music School also offers private music lessons that are open to the public. To learn more about the Music School visit their website at www.harcummusicschool.com or
610-526-6114 or info@harcummusicschool.com

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