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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project 21) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Applied Music Theory I

Location: 
CAP21, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
30 hours (15 weeks).
Dates: 

August 2009 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: perform sight singing; demonstrate the fundamentals of ear training; demonstrate an understanding of conducting through practical application; and apply knowledge of theory through written application. Additionally, students in the advanced course will be able to: perform sight singing scalar patterns; apply knowledge of theory through written notation (academic theory); identify pitch and musical notation; utilize number and solfege systems to sight sing; facilitate basic conducting patterns; demonstrate skills through dictation, both aural and rhythmic; and utilize major and minor scales and key signatures. 

Instruction: 

This course includes sight singing, ear training, and written theory with the emphasis on sight singing. Upon entrance to the Conservatory, students take a two-part music theory placement exam (written and sight singing of melodies) to determine their placement within three levels of study (beginning, intermediate, and advanced).

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Musical Theatre and related disciplines (5/10) (7/15 revalidation). NOTE: This course and Applied Music Theory II form a 2-semester hour course in Musical Theatre and related disciplines.

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