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MUSC 309 Instrumentation

The study of string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments; orchestral sections and scoring for various small ensembles. Activities include demonstrations of instruments, scoring projects, analysis and listening. For credit towards the B.Mus. and the B.A. in Music; not open to other students.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 2

Pre-reqs: One of MUSC 111, MUSC 200. (and completion of the second-year piano requirement.)

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedMUSC 309 001Lecture-Laboratory1 Mon Wed13:0014:00

309 is open to BA music majors or other students, if they have had two years of theory. Contact instructor if you have questions about your qualifications to register. Maximum class size 2020W is 45 students. To possibly fill any current or future vacancy in the class, please register the waitlist MUSC 309 1W1.

2020W Format: Every week, students study online lectures on their own time (asynchronously). Students also study course materials, including PDFs and the textbook, and complete written assignments.

MUSC 309 1W1Waiting List1 Mon Wed13:0014:00

- Wait list for MUSC 309 001. Students will be moved to the class in order of DATE REGISTRATION on this waitlist, as/if space becomes available in the class. -- If you have any trouble registering, email the MUSC Student Advisor at