Jacobs School Bulletin
Courses offered by the Woodwinds Department are listed below. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester. The letter "P" identifies prerequisites for the course listed.
MUS F650 - Coaching Chamber Music
For doctoral students meeting coaching requirements for chamber ensembles.
MUS M547 - Woodwind Literature I
I. Solo repertoire and chamber music for woodwind instruments, including woodwind instruments with strings and/or brasses.
MUS M548 - Woodwind Literature II
II. Orchestral literature and major works for large wind ensemble.
MUS M560 - Woodwind Seminar
Guided research in the history, bibliography, and pedagogy of woodwind instruments.
MUS U210 - Reed Making
Principles of double-reed making with development of individual skill and application.
MUS U510 - Advanced Reed Making
P: U210 Reed Making or permission of instructor. Principles of double-reed making with focus on advanced skill and understanding in reed finishing.
MUS X040 - Instrumental Ensembles
Bands There are three concert bands (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band), Marching Hundred, and Athletic Pep Band. The Pep Band is organized following the football season from members of the Marching Hundred.
Orchestras There are four symphony orchestras (Philharmonic, Concert, Symphony, and University), a chamber orchestra, a baroque/classical (period instrument) orchestra, and the New Music Ensemble.
Jazz Bands There are four jazz bands.