Music Technology Summer Courses

Summer Music Technology Courses

MUSIC TECHNOLOGY SUMMER GRADUATE COURSES - 2013



Earn a Master's Degree in three summers!

Valley Forge Christian College offers a Masters of Music in Music Technology. The degree and its associated coursework cover music production, digital video, multimedia, and music notation. The musical and technical skills needed by creative artists and communicators are emphasized. The curriculum includes current technologies and research. Much of the program can be completed through distance learning. Worship leaders, practicing performers, composers and educators alike will benefit from this training.

Valley Forge Christian College's facilities include a twenty-four track digital audio recording studio, SD and HD broadcast studios, a fifteen-station video editing lab, a fifteen-station audio production suite and a multimedia production room. Students will each be assigned a fully-equipped state-of-the-art workstation during the class.

Transfer TI:ME courses into the degree.

Courses are evaluated at time of admission into the program. Requirements include submission of a transcript, minimum grades, equivalent credits and contact hours.

APPLY & REGISTER ONLINE FOR COURSES

Professional Enrichment Application
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The Professional Enrichment Program is a non-degree program designed for individuals who wish to further their educational studies with graduate level course work, without pursuing full admission into the graduate program. Students are not eligible to apply for government financial aid.

Masters Program Application
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The Master's Program is designed for individuals who wish to persue a master’s degree. Full-time students are eligible to apply for government financial aid.

Tuition Costs:

All 3 credit courses - $960
All 1 credit applied lessons - $670


If there are questions about registration, please contact Donna Headlee via email or by phone at 610.917.3954.

Steps to Register for Summer Courses:

(1) Complete an application and submit electronically. Students who are not pursuing a degree must complete the professional enrichment application (see link to left). Those wishing to earn a Masters of Music in Music Technology must complete a graduate application (see link to left).
(2) Call Donna Headlee, our enrollment representative at 610.917.3954 during business hours of 8 am - 4:30 pm to select your classes
(3) You will be mailed login instructions (username and password) which will allow you to access your VFCC email, student records, library and Information Technology resources.
(4) To complete your payment:
- Go to https://my.vfcc.edu and log in with your VFCC username and password.
- Click on the “Student Accounts” tab
- Click on “Make a payment” and follow instructions on the screen.
- Input your total based on your course(s) and credit cost. Press “Submit” and “Continue”.

Call Donna Headlee, our enrollment representative at 610.917.3954 during business hours of 8 am - 4:30 pm for assistance as needed, or via email at DJHeadlee@vfcc.edu.

 

Current Summer Schedule as of March 20, 2013

SIX WEEK COURSES


Introduction to Worship Studies WRS 500 • 3 cr • AD
Steve Phifer June 24 - August 2
An overview of worship in the contemporary church.

Biblical Foundations of Worship WRS 510 • 3 cr • AD 
Steve Phifer June 24 - August 2
An introduction to the Biblical view of worship.

Seminar in Music History MUS 530 • 3 cr • AD
Kent Smith June 24 - August 2
Music history from 1600 to the present.

Advanced Chromatic Harmony MUS 520 • 3 cr • AD 
Kent Smith June 24 - August 2
Chromatic harmony from 1600 to the present.

Research Methodology MUS 510 • 3 cr • SD
Floyd Richmond June 24 - August 2
Research literature and techniques in music technology.

Research Project MUS 515 • 3 cr • L or SD
William F. DeSanto June 24 - August 2
Capstone project for MM in Music Technology.
Prerequisite: MUS 510 Research Methodology

Applied Instruction MUS 800s • 1 cr • L or SD
Faculty - TBA June 24 - August 2
Vocal or instrumental lessons with practicing professional musicians.

Applied Composition Lesson MUS 690 • 1 cr • SD
Scott Watson June 24 - August 2
Choral and instrumental composition
(2 credits, only by permission).

Applied Conducting MUS 800 • 1 cr • L or SD
William F. DeSanto June 24 - August 2
Choral and orchestral conducting lessons.

Keyboard for Classroom MUS 540 • 1 cr • L
William F. DeSanto June 24 - August 2
Piano skills for the classroom. For non-keyboard performers who wish to
strengthen their accompanying and improvisational skills.


ONE WEEK COURSES

Digital Video MTN 550 • 3 cr • L
Faculty - TBA June 17-21, M-F, 8-4:30

Introduction to Digital Video for the musician and music educator. No distance learning option. 

Analysis of Beethoven Piano Sonatas MUS 560 • 3 cr • SD
William F. DeSanto June 24-28, M-F, 8-4:30
Harmonic and formal analysis of select Beethoven piano sonatas. Fulfills theory
requirement for MM in Music Technology.

Digital Audio MTN 540 • 3 cr • L
Lee Bilotta July 1-5, M-F, 8-5
Recording techniques for musicians and music educators. No distance learning
option. No class July 4th.

Advanced Digital Audio MTN 545 • 3 cr • L
Lee Bilotta July 8-12, M-F, 8-4:30
Advanced recording techniques. No distance learning option.

Multimedia Authoring MTN 560 • 3 cr • SD
Joe Pisano July 15-19, M-F, 8-4:30
Advanced Multimedia Authoring

Notation, Production, Elec. Instr. MED 510 • 3 cr • L or SD
Floyd Richmond July 15-19, M-F, 8-4:30
Learn Finale and Sibelius, and music recording and production.

Multimedia and Instructional Software MED 520 • 3 cr • SD
Jack Scandrett July 22-26, M-F, 8-4:30
Development of multimedia for music and music education.

Advanced Sequencing MTN 530 • 3 cr  • L or SD
Floyd Richmond July 22-26, M-F, 8-4:30
Advanced digital audio & MIDI - Reason, Live, ProTools, Logic.

L =Local only
SD = Synchronous Distance (must be present virtually when instructor is present) 
AD = Asynchronous Distance (may work though most materials independently may include some initial synchronous meetings) 


For more information, contact the Music Department at: 610.917.3954