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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Honor Choir 2013 Concert Soloists Competition George Work s new CD New Ames Piano Quartet CD Outstanding Alumnus Scott Anderson ISS with Simon Estes on IPTV Engineers Construct Music Music Technology in the News Alumni News Webcast and Music Archive Online Click here to watch live webcast of concerts in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to recordings of concerts presented in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to Concerts via Music Archive Click here to listen to live webcast of noon time concerts from the Stanton Memorial Carillon Keep Up On Classroom Schedule Calendars Course Offering Changes Music Lab Hours NEW areas of study The Marketplace Contact us Members of the Cyclone Marching Band performing at the Pinstripe Bowl in New York City Iowa State University Wind Ensemble Iowa Statesmen Members of the ISU Symphony Orchestra Iowa State Singers in Seoul Korea May 2011 Jazz I in a recording session Members of the Wind Ensemble in front of Mozart s house in Salzburg Austria during their 2011 tour Cantamus Simon Estes The F Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist in Residence Jazz II Cyclone Marching Band Feature Twirler ISU Symphony Orchestra Welcome Welcome to the Iowa State University Department of Music We are proud of our students faculty staff and facilities and I encourage you to explore the possibilities of music at ISU You can find information here about our undergraduate programs faculty concerts and special events Many of our concerts and events in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall are viewable as a webcast To learn which events are available and for access to this site please click on Recital Hall Concerts via Webcast in the right column of the main Music Department homepage under Connect Online ISU offers many opportunities for students regardless of major Please contact

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    been a part of the university since its earliest years In 1880 when Iowa State catalogs began to be printed on a regular basis it was clear that music was a vital part of the activities at the Iowa Agricultural College In addition to individual lessons in piano organ or voice students could register for chorus and harmony classes In 1888 the Music Department was formally recognized as an academic program of the university A sight singing class had been added by that time violin guitar and music theory had been added to departmental offerings by 1891 and by 1896 courses in the history of music were being taught Morrill Hall was used by the Music Department from 1891 1981 for faculty offices classes rehearsals and performances The 1895 Pilcher pipe organ with its fancy painted pipes saw 20 years of use for lessons recitals and chapel services In 1908 the Ames Conservatory of Music was officially established as a department of the college At that time private instruction was available in voice keyboard instruction stringed instruments and brass instruments classes were taught in harmony counterpoint canon fugue analytical harmony form composition and music history ensemble experiences included chamber music chorus and band Also in 1908 artists diplomas were offered in addition to teachers certificates in music In 1910 a course in physics of music Physics 508 was offered and was required of all regular music students and a supervisor music course was offered for those students who wished to specialize in teaching music in the public schools Apparently such certificates and artist s diplomas were offered through 1915 In the ensuing years the vocal and instrumental performing organizations experienced considerable growth ISU Marching Band 1923 The booklet Profiles of Iowa State University History 1968 devotes a chapter to 36 individuals who made major contributions to the shaping of the university during the first 100 years of its existence It is significant that Tolbert MacRae Head of the Music Department 1920 48 is included in this influential group Concerts by world renowned artists had apparently been an important part of Iowa State s development from the earliest years Some of the eminent artists brought to campus each year began to be listed in ISU General Catalog in 1916 a practice that continued through 1948 except for the 4 year period 1939 43 Included were such names as Sergei Rachmaninoff Fritz Kreisler Pablo Casals Mischa Elmann and Maud Powell and symphony orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra The tradition of enhancing the life of the university community with concerts by leading artists of the world continues today through the efforts of the ISU Performing Arts Council Ames International Orchestra Festival Alvin Edgar Fund for the Performing Arts and the special attractions sponsored by the Iowa State Center ISU Marching Band at Homecoming Football Game 1938 Dr W Robert Parks became the eleventh President of Iowa State in 1965 and focused university effort on the maturation of

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    s new CD New Ames Piano Quartet CD Outstanding Alumnus Scott Anderson ISS with Simon Estes on IPTV Engineers Construct Music Music Technology in the News Alumni News Webcast and Music Archive Online Click here to watch live webcast of concerts in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to recordings of concerts presented in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to Concerts via Music Archive Click here to listen to live webcast of noon time concerts from the Stanton Memorial Carillon Keep Up On Classroom Schedule Calendars Course Offering Changes Music Lab Hours NEW areas of study The Marketplace Contact us About the Department The Department of Music offers a strong undergraduate music program where students study with full time faculty professionals in a supportive environment that encourages students to become their best The curriculum provides A comprehensive program of professional studies for students who wish to prepare for careers in music including teaching performance and composition and for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in music Courses in music literature theory and areas of performance for all students regardless of major The department embodies the land grant philosophy of service to the people of the state with a faculty of active scholars teachers and artists committed to excellence in teaching creative and scholarly work and arts outreach The department is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music NASM From the 2003 5 ISU Catalog Iowa State University Department of Music Vision The department has a strong tradition of offering the best in undergraduate education and outreach It is committed to recruiting outstanding student musicians offering personal attention small class sizes outstanding faculty and a student centered learning environment providing opportunities for all students to have memorable first class experiences in the

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    and complies with LAS Computer Advisory Committee LASCAC requirements MIDI work stations with various music software programs are available for student class use Suggestions and or questions regarding the computer lab should be directed to Chad Jacobsen Music Room 056 Computer Lab Schedule Fall 2012 Last Updated 9 11 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 8 00 closed closed closed closed closed closed closed 9 00 closed closed closed closed closed closed closed 10 00 closed open open open open open closed 11 00 closed open closed open closed open closed 12 00 closed open open open open open closed 1 00 closed closed closed closed open open closed 2 00 open open closed open closed open closed 3 00 open closed open closed open open closed 4 00 open open open closed open closed closed 5 00 open open open open open closed closed 6 00 open open open open open closed closed 7 00 open open open open open closed closed 8 00 closed open open open open closed closed 9 00 closed open open open open closed closed 10 00 closed closed closed closed closed closed closed The Computer Lab will not be open during holiday breaks Practice Facilities Practice rooms are available in Music Hall while classes are in session during the following hours Monday Sunday 7 00 am to 11 00 pm When classes are not in session the building is usually open weekdays from 7 00 am 5 00 pm For complete information about hours when classes are not in session check with the Main Office Students wishing reserved times may sign up in the Department Office beginning the first day of classes each semester A schedule sheet of reservations is posted on each practice room at the beginning of the semester Reserved rooms are relinquished if not occupied within 15 minutes of the reserved time Grand piano practice rooms are locked Piano majors and other students with permission from the piano faculty may be issued a key for these practice rooms Use of the carillon harpsichord or organ practice rooms and issuance of keys for those rooms requires permission of the instructors Larry Curry will issue key cards upon approval of appropriate instructors Organs Harpsichords The department owns four pipe organs a seven stop two manual tracker action instrument by Wolff of Quebec and two two manual mechanical action organs by Lynn Dobson of Lake City Iowa one of three stops and one of seventeen stops A large three manual tracker organ of John Brombaugh situated in the Recital Hall is available to experienced organ students for lessons accompanying and performances A harpsichord is available a large two manual instrument by William Dowd These instruments are available for departmental events provided that the performer is a qualified organist harpsichordist and that permission has been obtained Students should contact Tin Shi Tam for information Carillon Go to the Carillon homepage A carillon practice console is located in Music Hall Room 047 for

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Advising Advising Degrees Faculty Staff Courses Scholarships Music Minor Music Technology Students Courses Calendar Ensembles Theatre Organizations Calendars Downloadable Concert Calendar Performance Calendar Virtual Concert Hall Recital Hall Webcast Carillon Concert Webcast Upcoming Events Band Extravaganza Nov 10 Ames Piano Quartet Nov 11 ISU Orchestra Concert November 30 Madrigal Dinner Jan 18 19 Special Interest Cyclone Honor Band 2013 2013 Honor Choir 2013 Concert Soloists Competition George Work s new CD New Ames Piano Quartet CD Outstanding Alumnus Scott Anderson ISS with Simon Estes on IPTV Engineers Construct Music Music Technology in the News Alumni News Webcast and Music Archive Online Click here to watch live webcast of concerts in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to recordings of concerts presented in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to Concerts via Music Archive Click here to listen to live webcast of noon time concerts from the Stanton Memorial Carillon Keep Up On Classroom Schedule Calendars Course Offering Changes Music Lab Hours NEW areas of study The Marketplace Contact us Divisions Composition Theory Music Technology Keyboard Music Education Music History Strings Voice Woodwinds Brass Percussion About History Vision Facilities Divisions Faculty Staff Contact Admissions Aid Acceptance Forms Scholarships Visitors

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to Concerts via Music Archive Click here to listen to live webcast of noon time concerts from the Stanton Memorial Carillon Keep Up On Classroom Schedule Calendars Course Offering Changes Music Lab Hours NEW areas of study The Marketplace Contact us Ames Piano Quartet The Ames Piano Quartet the resident chamber music ensemble at Iowa State University holds a unique position in the chamber music field as one of the few piano quartets in the world The combination of their lush string sound blended with the orchestral quality of the piano produces an exquisite and rare sonority The Washington Post aptly described it as one of the most heavenly combinations of instruments around The ensemble has toured throughout the United States including concerts in New York Los Angeles Chicago Detroit Denver San Diego and Washington D C Internationally they have performed in Canada Mexico France Austria and the Far East Most recently the Quartet spent a week concertizing and teaching in Havana Cuba the first American chamber music group to perform there in over forty years Its members all present ISU Music Department faculty include left to right Boro Martinic violinist Jonathan Sturm violist George Work cellist and Mei Hsuan Huang pianist Since its formation in 1976 the ensemble has recorded eight compact discs including six for the Dorian label all of which have received national and international critical acclaim Fanfare called its CD of the Dvorak quartets one of the best chamber music recordings of the century The Los Angeles Times wrote of a recent Ames Piano Quartet concert The four generated nearly limitless excitement arching lyricism poetic eloquence and great accuracy The French magazine La Cote des Arts commented The Ames Piano Quartet has a full vigorous sound which deeply touches the

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    George Work s new CD New Ames Piano Quartet CD Outstanding Alumnus Scott Anderson ISS with Simon Estes on IPTV Engineers Construct Music Music Technology in the News Alumni News Webcast and Music Archive Online Click here to watch live webcast of concerts in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to recordings of concerts presented in the Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall Listen to Concerts via Music Archive Click here to listen to live webcast of noon time concerts from the Stanton Memorial Carillon Keep Up On Classroom Schedule Calendars Course Offering Changes Music Lab Hours NEW areas of study The Marketplace Contact us Contact Us General Information For general information scholarship questions or application materials please contact musicinfo iastate edu Department of Music Iowa State University Ames IA 50011 2180 phone 515 294 3831 fax 515 294 6409 Admissions Questions For admissions questions which are not music specific contact the ISU Admissions office at 515 294 5836 Ensemble Questions For questions regarding the different musical ensembles contact musicinfo iastate edu 515 294 3831 Advising If you are in need of an adviser contact Kevin Schilling Webmaster For problems comments and suggestions relating to this website please email musicwebmaster

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Self Test Scholarships Overview Overview Admission Audition Ensemble Requirements Recital Requirements Piano Proficiency Continuation Exam English Proficiency 300 Level Credits G P A Introduction Bachelor of Arts in Music Gen Ed Requirements Bachelor of Music Performance or Composition Gen Ed Requirements Music Education Gen Ed Requirements Certification Minor in Music Acceptance as a Music Major Freshmen To be accepted as a music major the student must Demonstrate by audition in at least one performing medium an appropriate level of performance as well as potential for successful professional work in music Students may request an audition appointment by contacting the faculty in the appropriate area Following acceptance by a performance area students are expected to Take the piano placement test given by a member of the departmental faculty during the first week of fall semester or by appointment Students interested in learning about their preparation for college level theory can take a sample examination on music fundamentals here Acceptance as a Music Major Transfer Students To be accepted as a music major the transfer student must Demonstrate by audition in at least one performing medium an appropriate level of performance as well as potential for successful professional work in music Complete a music theory examination Transfer students will take a departmental theory placement test in order to be advised into the appropriate theory courses Students who have completed a basic two year music theory program at an accredited music program will be excused from this placement exam See 3 below Have their transcript evaluated by a committee made up of the department head the music advising coordinator and the student s advisor Music credits transferred from a four year NASM accredited program will fulfill the requirements for comparable music courses at ISU Music credits transferred from a two year NASM accredited

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