Goals for the Course
This course aims to provide perspectives, methodologies, and experiences in music research and writing that will prove useful for graduate students in performance, composition, conducting, and music education as they pursue graduate coursework as well as subsequent performances, research, and writing during a professional career in music.
After taking this course, students will:
Be able to access and use the major sources for music research
Understand and utilize the basic techniques of music research
Develop critical reading, writing, and listening skills
Learn and use the Chicago style of research writing and citation
Develop skill in formal research writing, program notes, annotations, literature reviews, personal bios