Methods of understanding music available in modern culture, listening techniques, use of fundamental concepts including form, style, musical media, and textures. Acquaintance with examples from various eras and cultures.
Instructor Information: Loren Tayerle
LOREN TAYERLE, is director of Orchestral Studies at De Anza College where he conducts the De Anza Chamber Orchestra and teaches music history. Loren also leads an active career as both a period instrument specialist and modern hornist. Loren has performed with numerous period groups including Philharmonia and Portland Baroque Orchestras, Mercury the “Orchestra Redefined” of Houston, American Bach Soloists and was a member of the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra for 27 years. As a modern hornist Loren is a member of the Berkeley and Marin Symphonies and has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet Orchestras. Loren is an active chamber musician and recitalist and in 2010 was invited to perform at the Tokyo School of Music and in 2011 performed recitals in Tokyo, Yokohama and Nagano with pianist Machiko Kolbialka. Loren received a Masters degree in Conducting and a Bachelor’s of Music in horn performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Office Location: Location A-31
Office Hours: Thursdays, 6:00-6:50 PM
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studying course materials, working on assignments.
It is the student's responsibility to log on to the online classroom. It is the student's responsibility to drop the class.
Policy on Copying and Cheating:Students who submit the work of others as their own or cheat on exams or other assignments will receive a failing grade in the course and will be reported to college authorities.
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