James Walker

Distinguished Service Professor of

Music

Brodie 125
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5823
jwalker@geneseo.edu

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Faculty Information

Education

  • M.A.T., Harvard University
  • S.B., University of Wisconsin

Affiliations

  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Wind Ensemble
My Classes

MUSC 156:
Elementary Composition

    Instruction in music composition designed for those admitted to the Composition Option. (May be repeated once for credit). (Attendance at musical performances will be required.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

MUSC 165:
Instrumental Organizations

    The instrumental organizations emphasize the development of musicianship and an expanding knowledge of musical literature. Each organization meets for an average of three hours' rehearsal every week. Opportunities are provided for all groups to perform on and off campus throughout the year. Instrumental groups, offered when demand is sufficient, include Symphony, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, String Band, and Wind Ensemble. Admission is by permission of instructor following audition (audition times for any given ensemble are given in the Master Schedule of classes); special registration procedures are handled by the music department. (May be repeated for credit. A maximum of eight semester hours of MUSC 160 and MUSC 165 combined, may be applied to a degree.)

MUSC 256:
Intermediate Composition

    A continuation of MUSC 156. (May be repeated once for credit). (Attendance at musical performances will be required). Two semester of MUSC 156 or permission of instructor.

MUSC 356:
Advanced Composition

    A continuation of MUSC 256. (May be repeated once for credit). (Attendance at musical performances will be required). Prerequisites: Two semesters of MUSC 256 and permission of instructor.