UHMC has one of the most diverse music offerings of any college. With the exception of the Institute of Hawaiian Music (IHM) which requires auditioning, most courses are offered without pre-requisites. No auditions. No entrance exams.
At UH Maui College, you can take up to three semesters of piano by starting with MUS121C and eventually ending with MUS216. It does not matter what level you are at, you will learn in a group situation as well as progress at your own individual pace. Evening piano class meets once a week
No, it’s not a typing mistake. MUS108 is a new 3-credit course on music literacy — showing you how to read music from scratch. It’s like learning to read from the alphabet. You will learn how to read notes, tap rhythm, and basically “everything you’ve always wanted to know about music but were afraid to
We are excited to have Ian O’Sullivan return to ‘Ike Le‘a to give another free public concert this July, this time with two guitarists who have not come to the college before. For more information, visit the events page. Friday July 10, 2015 from 3 to 4 PM ‘Ike Le’a Lecture Theatre Free Public Concert
MUS108 Fundamentals of Western Music is a 3-credit course for anyone who wants to learn about music from the ground up. There’s no pre-requisite.
Official Description: Treats styles and forms of Western music. Develops skills in listening to and appreciating music. Introduces music styles in their historical and social contexts. 3cr., 3hr. lect. (CO, DH) Extended Description: Some colleges call this course “Music Appreciation” or “The Art of Listening.” Learn how music has evolved from the Gregorian chants sung by
Official Description: Recommended: MUS 108. Teaches basic concepts of music theory, notation, and reading applied to dictation and sight-singing. Introduces reading and sight-singing to students with limited skills in music. Develops listening and writing skills necessary to compose music. 2cr., 1hr. lect./2hr. lect./lab (DA). Prerequisite: Student must own a guitar, ‘ukulele, bass guitar, keyboard, or
Official Description: Analyzes folk, popular, and art music from major regions of the world, with emphasis on Asia and the Pacific. Develops a knowl- edge of representative styles and regional characteristics in world music.. 3cr., 3hr. lect. (FGC) Extended Description: In MUS107 Music in World Cultures, we go on a trip around the world through