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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Jacob Harrison named Shakeshaft Master Teacher Dr Tin shi Tam Recognized Kara Bader earns Memorial Scholarship Hopkins Named Director of Arts and Humanities Center 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 Cantamus 2013 ACDA National Conference Dallas TX Snare line members practice for upcoming season Members of the Cyclone Marching Band in Memphis at the Liberty Bowl 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 at Stonehenge during their 2013 European tour Cantamus Simon Estes The F Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist in Residence Jazz II Cyclone Marching Band Feature Twirler General Recital 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 If you would like to provide financial support to our department by becoming a Friend of Music or

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    has 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

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    program where students study with full time faculty professionals in a supportive environment that encourages students to become their best Department of Music Mission Statement The Department of Music is committed to a philosophy of education that draws its goals from the larger purposes of liberal arts education and from the guidelines of its accrediting agency the National Association of Schools of Music NASM The primary aims of the department are to prepare students for a variety of professions in music to provide all students with educational experiences that will enhance their understanding of and aesthetic sensitivity to music and to serve as a vital force in the cultural life of the university the community and throughout the state and nation The activities of the department reflect the university s commitment to excellence in teaching creativity and service The program of the music department is twofold It 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 history theory and areas of performance for all students regardless of major Department of Music Vision Statement 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 performing arts developing national stature in the understanding and effective use of technology in the performing arts supporting diversity through the study and performance of music from various world cultures creating outstanding music theatre professionals as well as life long learners placing all graduates in teaching business graduate school or professional performance venues Department of Music Strategic Plan Adopted Fall 2014 Our Strategic Plan is in support of our department s Mission and Vision Plans This plan is reviewed in the fall of each year to review these goals and to evaluate our progress towards these priorities LEARNING Continue to create and adapt courses in the music curriculum as required by the state legislature and NASM Continue to combine courses in the music education curriculum to more effectively cover material while possibly reducing credit hours Evaluate effectiveness of new curriculum in Music Education including MUS 374 and MUS 340 Review teaching loads for faculty to help with new course instruction and reviewing the impact on advising and graduation Establish committee to investigate courses in Music Business and Entrepreneurship Replace lecturer positions with tenure track positions to better serve students ENGAGEMENT Continue to strengthen connections with the university and local communities Continue to review and update Friends of Music and Advisory Committee contacts Continue to publicize activities and events through our webpage and summer newsletter Encourage and fund off campus performances of faculty and student ensembles Cultivate and maintain strong connections with our alumni Establish a committee to investigate ways

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    largely through student computer fees 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 Spring 2015 Last Updated 2 6 2015 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 class open class open closed 11 00 closed open open open open open closed 12 00 closed open open open open open closed 1 00 1 30 open class open class open open closed 2 00 open open open open open open closed 3 00 open class open class open open closed 4 00 open open open class open closed closed 5 00 open open open open open closed closed 6 00 open open open open open closed closed 7 00 7 30 closed 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 the music office for information Carillon Go to the Carillon homepage A carillon practice

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Visitors Academics Advising Degrees Faculty Staff Courses Scholarships Music Minor Health Safety for the Music Student Forms Music Technology Music Education Current Students Courses Calendar Ensembles Theatre Organizations Calendars Downloadable Concert Calendar Downloadable Student Recitals Performance Calendar Ways to Give Upcoming Events All State Choir Camp 8 5 15 8 6 15 Special Interest Harrison on IPTV with Philip Glass Huang Named Steinway Artist Alumn Sends Iowa State Singers to National Conference Music Technology Minor Jacob Harrison named Shakeshaft Master Teacher Dr Tin shi Tam Recognized Kara Bader earns Memorial Scholarship Hopkins Named Director of Arts and Humanities Center 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 Ensembles Amara

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    predecessor the Ames Piano Quartet The ensemble chose the name Amara to send a message that is new yet classic that combines a sense of mystery and timelessness with a beautiful sound It is a name that in the great literature and languages of the past had associations with mythic paradise with immortality and the eternal and with something beloved Like the new name suggests the quartet will continue to perform for its audiences the immortal beloved music of the past while it looks also to commission new compositions to become the masterpieces of the future For the Amara Piano Quartet the 2012 season is a time to build upon a history of over 30 years of concerts by the previous Ames Piano Quartet as cellist George Work and violist Jonathan Sturm welcome violinist Boro Martinic Jercic and pianist Mei Hsuan Huang to the ensemble following an international search Audiences across America continue to greet the APQ s diverse programming blend enthusiasm and to comment upon the eloquent symphonic sound the ensemble delivers from the stage The Washington Post aptly described the piano quartet as one of the most heavenly combinations of instruments around and reviews of concerts and CDs include praise such as the four generated nearly limitless excitement arching lyricism poetic eloquence and great accuracy and one of the best chamber music recordings of the century Now with individual members drawn from orchestral concertmasters competition winners outstanding teachers and with over 100 years of combined experience brought to their performances the Amara Piano Quartet is poised to become a name recognized world wide in the circles of chamber music excellence The new quartet continues a long tradition as an ensemble that has toured to critical acclaim throughout the United States giving concerts in cities like New York Los

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    Iowa State Singers to National Conference Music Technology Minor Jacob Harrison named Shakeshaft Master Teacher Dr Tin shi Tam Recognized Kara Bader earns Memorial Scholarship Hopkins Named Director of Arts and Humanities Center 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 Judge Webmaster For problems comments and suggestions relating to

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  • Iowa State University MUSIC
    scholarship application procedures apply to incoming music majors to eligible transfer students and to students who change from a non music major to a major in music after the beginning of the fall semester Currently enrolled music majors without scholarships are usually ineligible for a new scholarship In exceptional cases however the applied teacher may initiate an application on behalf of the student This recommendation should be submitted by a school music director and or a private teacher who is familiar with your musical ability Your application file will not be considered complete without this completed application form and at least one recommendation form Along with the forms you must also attend an audition session All auditions for scholarship must be completed by February 20 2015 Students may also qualify for need based scholarships grants and loans through the ISU Office of Student Financial Aid As the Music Department is a component of the College of Liberal Arts Sciences another resource to check is the LAS College Scholarship Site which has additional information on scholarships available to LAS students Each year the Music Department offers nearly 150 000 in scholarships and general awards Students do not need to apply for a particular scholarship since the application process applies to all awards Most of these named scholarships are four year awards and designated for entering music majors Some scholarships are offered in recognition of outstanding service to the department and its music ensembles Such service awards are one time awards for continuing students nominated by the faculty Scholarships The Music Department offers named scholarships and general awards Students do not need to apply for a particular music scholarship since the same application process applies to all awards Several of the department s scholarship endowments are named in honor of former or

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