MUW 335 Musicianship for Worship - 3 Hours

Practical studies in the principles and materials of music used in diverse church music ministries. Students will be introduced to the techniques of the most commonly used instruments, vocal technique, rehearsal strategies, and technology commonly used in worship. Prerequisites: MUT 121 and MUT 122, or consent of the instructor. Offered Spring 2024 and following even-numbered Spring semesters for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

MUW 337X Theology and Practice of Music in Worship - 3 Hours

Foundational biblical and theological study for a theology of worship in conjunction with consideration of historical patterns and current practices in major Christian traditions. The types of music and the roles music has played in the worship of various historical traditions will be considered in light of the theology of those traditions. Includes the study of congregational song. Student projects will include planning, leading, and evaluating music in worship. Prerequisites: BI 105 and BI 115 or permission of instructor. Offered fall semester in even-numbered years. Cross-listed with BRS 437X. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

MUW 432 Choral Conducting Methods and Literature - 3 Hours

The study of Choral conducting techniques and literature for use with various types of choral ensembles at various age levels, rehearsal techniques, and principles of programming. Special attention is given to methods of building successful choral programs, including recruitment, scheduling, budgeting, discipline, and rehearsal procedures. Includes twelve clock hours of field experience in a non-public school context. Verification of successful completion of field component is required to pass this course. Prerequisites: MUE 331. Students shall not receive credit both in MUE 432X and MUW 432X. Offered spring semester in even-numbered years for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

MUW 433 Instrumental Conducting Methods and Literature - 3 Hours

The study of administering an instrumental music program, beginners through amateur adults. Includes recruitment, repertoire selection, scheduling, budgeting, rehearsal procedures, and program building with an educational emphasis and selection of materials. Includes twelve clock hours of field experience in a non-public school context. Verification of successful completion of field component is required to pass this course. Prerequisites: MUE 331. Student shall not receive credit both in MUE 433 and MUW 433. Offered spring semester in even-numbered years for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

MUW 450 Church Music Internship - 3 Hours

Internship in a local church music/worship program to be coordinated with the worship pastor/music director and a faculty supervisor from the Music Department. Music department. Fulfills one service learning credit (IDS 106). Prerequisites: WOR 437X, WOR 438, and consent of the Chair of the Music Department. Offered on demand for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.