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Earn Your Masters Degree in 3 Summer Sessions
• Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) • Master of Music (M.M.) • Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) • In Service Graduate Courses
One Week & Three Week Classes in Music Technology, Music Education & Childhood Education • NCATE Accredited • Affordable On-Campus Room & Board • Summer Pops Music Festival
Summer on Long Island
Five Towns College offers summer graduate courses in Music Education, Music Technology and Childhood Education taught by our outstanding faculty. You may earn your Masters Degree in Music (M.M.) or Masters in Education (M.S. Ed.) over the course of three Summers or less. You can study this Summer taking 3 credit courses in one week or three week sessions. You can also stay in our affordable on-campus residence life facilities. Each room is air-conditioned, has internet access, cable TV and a private bathroom. These accommodations are not only affordable but outstanding. Those educators who do not wish to obtain their Masters Degree, may take any of these courses for salary increment for professional development for in-service credit as a non-matriculated student. You are urged to apply early for these courses, as some courses have limited seating. For those staying for more than one week on campus you will find Five Towns College, located off of exit 50 of the Long Island Expressway, easily accessible to the finest beaches, restaurants and night life on Long Island as well as New York City. Live and learn this Summer exploring the music and childhood education curriculum offered at the College over the course of six weeks. Earn your Masters Degree or take courses for salary increments in one or three week sessions at Five Towns College. Graduate music courses may satisfy the D.M.A. requirements set forth in the graduate catalog. During your downtime from your studies at Five Towns College, you will have the opportunity to explore all of what Long Island has to offer. Whether you choose a barefoot walk on the beach or an adventuresome climb atop a lighthouse, an afternoon sampling the latest vintages at a local vineyard or enjoying our many eclectic restaurants and nightlife, Long Island has it all. Just a short drive from the college, Huntington & Northport Village offers a small town main street atmosphere with restaurants, shopping, a playhouse, park and a beautiful view of the harbor. Do you love to shop? Long Island has many discount outlets, malls and quaint towns with the best shopping around. Our world class white sandy beaches such as Jones Beach and the Hamptons are located an hour or less from the college. If you have time on the way back from the Hamptons, make a stop at any number of our vineyards located on the North Shore for a tour and free tasting. Visitors will also be delighted at the incredible assortment of art and culture located in nearby museums, arboretums and science/history sites that will spark your imagination. If you want to take in a Broadway show, you can be in New York City in less than an hour by car or train! So if you’re interested in acquiring credits for your In-Service courses or pursuing your Masters’s degree, staying in the resident facilities at Five Towns College is affordable, educational and fun!
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Summer In-Service Courses
MIS 501 Concert Band Reading Workshop MIS 502 Choral Reading Workshop MIS 503 Orchestral Reading Workshop
1 Credit Monday - Friday June 27 - July 1
Course Descriptions on page 7
9:00 - 11:45 am. 9:00 - 11:45 am. 12 :15 - 3:00 pm.
Summer One Week Graduate 3 Credit Classes
Classes meet daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
July 5-9 Tues-Sat.
EDU 604 Advanced Instrumental Conducting EDU 601 Musical Theatre in the Schools EDU 603 Computers in Music Education EDU 531 Current Issues in Education
AUD 521 MIDI Concepts MUS 513 Electronic Music Composition
ELE 633 Literature for Children
July 11-15 Mon-Fri.
ELE 631 Social Studies in the Elementary School
July 18-22 Mon-Fri.
AUD 500 Multitrack Audio Production
• EDU 521 TI:ME 1A
ELE 531 Current Issues in Education
July 25-29 Mon-Fri.
MUH 501 Commercial Music Styles EDU 506 Vocal Music Curriculum
• EDU 522 TI:ME 1B
ELE 534 Exceptional Children in the Schools
August 1-5 Mon-Fri.
EDU 602 Vocal Pedagogy MUS 671C String Pedagogy EDU 542 Music in the Elementary School
EDU 524 TI:ME 2B Certification
ELE 543 Theatre in the Elementary School
August 8-12 Mon-Fri.
EDU 523 TI:ME 2A Certification
TI:ME 2A and TI:ME 2B are not sequential
ELE 733 Gifted Child Seminar
Masters Degree in Music Education Requirement Masters Degree in Childhood Education Requirement
• TI:ME 1A and TI:ME 1B are not sequential
Summer Three Week Graduate 3 Credit Classes
Classes meet daily 9:00 to 11:45 am
July 5-22 EDU 615/ELE 615 Teaching Special Learners with Music in Education and Performance Programs. MUS 531 Keyboard Harmony MUS 551 Research Methods
Classes meet daily 12:15 to 3:00 pm
July 5-22 ELE 533 Evaluation & Assessment of Learning MUS 511 Jazz Harmony EDU 552 Project Seminar MUS 571 Guitar Pedagogy
MUH 611OL John Lennon (July 5-22) MUH 701OL American Musicals After 1940 (July 5-22) MUH 608OL History of Film Music
(July 25-August 12)
Course Descriptions on page 8
Summer Pops Concert Band
1 Free Graduate Credit
See Page 8 for Details
PEB 511 - 812 Participate every Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 8:30 pm
from May 24 - August 9 to earn 1 Free Graduate Credit.
Masters Degree Program Requirements
1. Complete the Graduate Application. Enclose the $50 application fee & identify the courses you intend to take. 2. Masters Degree candidates must submit all undergraduate and graduate course transcripts, two letters of recommendation and immunization records. Education candidates must submit a copy of their teaching certificate. 3. Masters in Music Degree candidates may fulfill the audition requirements by sending in a DVD with your application. No audition is required for non-matriculated students. 4. All Music candidates must have completed a Bachelors Degree in Music or in a related field with at least 36 applied Music credits. 5. If you intend to stay on campus complete the housing application and send it with your application and the appropriate fee.
Required Courses leading to a Masters Degree (you may select any course on this list) Master of Music (M.M.) Three Summer Session Schedule
AUD 521 EDU 531 MUH 501 Elective MIDI Concepts Current Issues in Education Commercial Music Styles 3 3 3 3 12 Credits
EDU 551 EDU 542 MUS 511 Elective Research Methods and Materials Music in the Elementary School Jazz Harmony 1 3 3 3 3 12 Credits
EDU 603 EDU 552 Elective Elective Computers in Music Education Project Seminar 3 3 3 3 12 Credits Total 36 Credits
Childhood Education (M.S.Ed.) Three Summer Session Schedule
ELE 531 ELE 533 ELE 534 ELE 631 Current Issues in Education Evaluation and Assessment of Learning Exceptional Children and the Schools Social Studies in the Elementary School 3 3 3 3
ELE 551 ELE 632 ELE 633 ELE 634 Research Methods and Materials Current Mathematical Concepts Literature for Children Science and Technology 3 3 3 3
ELE 552 ELE 732 ELE 733 Elective Project Seminar Reading and Writing Seminar Gifted Child Seminar 3 3 3 3
12 Credits Total 36 Credits
Matriculated Graduate Students may be eligible to Transfer up to 12 Credits of Graduate Courses towards your Master's Degree.
Tuition, Housing & Financial Aid Information
Tuition and fees are payable prior to the start of Summer classes. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Five Towns College. The privileges of the College are not available to you until completion of registration and the payment of all fees and tuition.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required at the time the application is submitted.
Graduate tuition is $525 per credit. A three Credit Course is $1,575. A one Credit In-Service course is $295.
Each 5 day housing session is $250. If you wish to spend the weekend, there is an additional $100 fee. Meals are NOT included. There is a refundable security deposit of $300.
See Page 9 for all housing information.
Master Card, Discover Card and Visa are accepted for payment of tuition and fees.
Matriculated Masters Degree graduate students are eligible to receive financial aid if registered for 6 or more graduate credits for the summer. For more information call 631.656.2164.
Childhood Education Course Descriptions
ELE 531 CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION 3 Credits 5 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours Current curriculum and instructional practices. Special attention is given to national and local reform efforts, standards-based planning and teaching, school-based management, multicultural environments, assessment and accountability. ELE 533 EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Principles of educational evaluation and assessment in the schools. Current research and theories regarding the physical, cognitive, social and personality growth of children are explored. Various teaching strategies to meet the developmental needs and motivation of the child are analyzed together with the impact of socioeconomic background, culture, race and gender on academic achievement and outcomes. Construction and use of standardized and teacher-made tests will be assessed. ELE 534 EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN AND THE SCHOOLS 3 Credits 5 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours Principles and practices relevant to the identification, assessment and teaching of learning disabled or physically handicapped children. Emphasis on differentiated curricula, inclusion in the regular classroom and specialized programs. ELE 543 THEATRE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Methods and materials for integrating theatre into the elementary school classroom and incorporate the Learning Standards established by the New York State Education Department. Emphasis on mime, puppetry and meeting the needs of diverse student populations. ELE 615 TEACHING SPECIAL LEARNERS WITH MUSIC IN EDUCATION AND PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS 3 Credits 3 Class Hours This course will provide teacher training for reaching a wide spectrum of Special Learners in both education and performance programs. Focus will be on specific challenges for inclusion settings with diverse school populations. Students will gain practice in techniques to facilitate instruction with contemporary music materials across the curriculum at all grade levels and experience constructing adaptive lessons for general music, studio or school assemblies. ELE 631 SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3 Credits 5 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours The study of the social sciences and how they can be applied to the learning standards for the elementary school curriculum. The integration of history, geography, economics and civics into the teaching and learning processes. ELE 633 LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Study of children’s literature and the methodology for selecting and teaching literature based on the special needs, interests, cultural backgrounds and learning abilities of students in grades 1-6. Development of reading strategies to encourage reading and motivate the reluctant reader. CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FIELD EXPERIENCE During the summer, field experience can be in the form of community service, summer camp or summer school district programs. If this is not available to you, your field experience can be completed in the Fall in appropriate classroom teaching situations. All field experience requirements must be fulfilled with appropriate documentation and submitted no later than November 1.
AUD 500 MULTI TRACK AUDIO PRODUCTION 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Study and demonstration of audio recording theory and practice. Topics include sound wave characteristics and techniques, as well as effect processing. Development of practical skills with recording consoles, multitrack recorders, editing, mixing and outboard gear. AUD 521 MIDI CONCEPTS 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Conceptual background and implementation of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) protocol. Use of MIDI language for electronic instrument interconnection and synchronization. Sequencing and real time parameter controllers related to music composition and production. The impact of MIDI technology on recording, composition, education and live performance. Maximum enrollment is 24 students MUS 513 ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION 1 3 Credits 3 Class Hours A hands on course designed to merge the technology of digital sequencing with the art of music composition. The Korg M3 synthesizer is used as a workstation for arranging and recording original compositions which vary from simple melodies to complex canons on CD or MP3. Maximum enrollment is 24 students EDU 603 COMPUTERS IN MUSIC EDUCATION 3 Credits 10 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours Study and evaluation of software for computer-assisted teaching of music, incorporation of computer-based methodology into the school music program. Emphasis on the development of curricula and effective utilization of computerlearning systems. Maximum enrollment is 24 students
TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE: MUSIC EDUCATORS TI:ME courses described below are held in the new state-of-the-art laboratory. Special certificates are issued together with College credit upon completion of course work. Maximum enrollment is 16 students per class.
EDU 521 TIME LEVEL 1A CERTIFICATION 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Prerequisite: Basic computer skills Basic skills in music notation, MIDI sequencing and electronic keyboards in K-12 education. Exploration of ways to incorporate these tools into the curriculum. The course is taught in the SoundTree Music Lab and fulfills half of the TI:ME Level 1 Certification requirement. EDU 522 TI:ME LEVEL 1B CERTIFICATION 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Prerequisite: Basic computer skills Basic skills in using computer instructional software, configuring and using computers on networks and the Internet and digital media K-12 education. Exploration of ways to incorporate these tools into the curriculum. The course is taught in the SoundTree Music Lab and fulfills half of the TI:ME Level 1 Certification requirement. EDU 523 TI:ME LEVEL 2A CERTIFICATION 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Prerequisite: EDU 521 & EDU 522 or TI:ME Level 1 Certification Advanced level course involving the use of ”Sibelius” music notation software for pre K-12 music educators. Students will learn how to input music using an electronic keyboard and computer and to print out musical scores and parts for individual players. Topics include: recording (entering) and editing music, page layout and design for various types of musical ensembles, incorporation of notation examples into other documents.
EDU 524 TI:ME 2B DIGITAL MEDIA 3 Credits 3 Class hours Prerequisite: TI:ME Level One certification or equivalent experience. Digital Media (TI:ME 2B) covers the creation of multimedia files which may be integrated into Internet and multimedia projects, computer programs or which may stand alone as educational products (videos, CDs, audio tapes, etc.). Teachers who complete this course will develop multimedia in every area including text, graphics, sound and video. The materials developed will be appropriate for music instruction in the K-12 classroom. Software to be used in the class will include programs for creating and editing text, graphics, sound and video. A multimedia presentation program will be used to tie elements together. This course may be taken separately or its content may be integrated into other TI:ME courses. The format of the course will alternate presentations with class activities in which student progress is assessed and in which the material presented is reinforced. Evaluation will be through written homework assignments, completion of class assignments and the submission of a final project demonstrating techniques learned in class. Completion of one TI:ME 2B course meets one third of the requirements for Level Two TI:ME Certification.
EDU 506 VOCAL MUSIC CURRICULUM 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Comprehensive curriculum development for school vocal music programs including solos, duets, small ensembles and choral groups of various types. Specific approaches to the development of the choral and vocal arts. Tone, diction, vocal techniques, literature, repertoire and score analysis, competitions and public performances are emphasized. EDU 531 CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION 3 Credits 5 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours Current curriculum and instructional practices. Special attention is given to national and local reform efforts, standards-based planning and teaching, school-based management, multicultural environments, assessment and accountability. EDU 542 MUSIC IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3 Credits 10 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours Methods and materials for integrating music into the elementary school classroom that incorporate the National Standards developed by the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) through use of an electronic keyboard. Emphasis on interdisciplinary projects that correlate music with social studies, language arts and other areas of the elementary school curriculum. EDU 551 RESEARCH METHODS AND MATERIALS 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Methods, techniques, principles and tools of research are explored. Practical application through lectures, discussion, student critiques and individual research project/dissertation outlines. Significant issues and recent developments in research will be covered. Study and practice of expository writing will be emphasized. EDU 552 PROJECT SEMINAR 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Prerequisite EDU551 Completion of a research project/dissertation developed from a previously prepared project outline. A copy of the final document is filed in the Music Education Research Center (MERC) and becomes property of the College Library. This course may be repeated without credit.
MUSIC FIELD EXPERIENCE Field experience hours are required for matriculated Master in Music Education candidates only. This must be completed in the Fall semester in a school or an appropriate educational facility. All field experience requirements must be documented and submitted no later than November 1.
EDU 601 MUSICAL THEATRE IN THE SCHOOLS 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Study of selected musical plays, operettas and comedies suitable for school use in the original form or through adaptation. Musical growth and learning are emphasized. Consideration is given to play selection, casting, rehearsal, accompaniment, musical direction, staging and budgeting.
EDU 602 VOCAL PEDAGOGY 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Introduction to the art and science of teaching singing. Study of the skeletal system & muscles used for breathing and phonation. Special attention to choral literature, repertoire selection, program building, learning theories, teaching concepts and vocal acoustics.
EDU 603 COMPUTERS IN MUSIC EDUCATION 3 Credits 10 Field Experience Hours 3 Class Hours The study and evaluation of software for computer-assisted teaching of music, incorporation of computer-based methodology into the school music program. Emphasis on the development of curricula and effective utilization of computer-learning systems. Maximum enrollment is 24 students. EDU 604 ADVANCED INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Advanced conducting techniques and pedagogy for bands and orchestras. Score analysis, conducting patterns with focus on phrasing, tempo, intonation, blend and balance. Study of literature appropriate for school performances will be evaluated. EDU 615 TEACHING SPECIAL LEARNERS WITH MUSIC IN EDUCATION AND PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS 3 Credits 3 Class Hours This course will provide teacher training for reaching a wide spectrum of Special Learners in both education and performance programs. Focus will be on specific challenges for inclusion settings with diverse school populations. Students will gain practice in techniques to facilitate instruction with contemporary music materials across the curriculum at all grade levels and experience constructing adaptive lessons for general music, studio or school assemblies.
MUH 501 COMMERCIAL MUSIC STYLES 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Study and analysis of American popular music with emphasis on its major composers and performers. Social, economic and historical contexts are examined. Classification and comparison of often used syntax and popular styles. Emphasis on Jazz, Swing, Country, Broadway, Tin Pan Alley and the Rock genre.
MUH 608OL HISTORY OF FILM MUSIC 3 Credits 3 Class Hours History and analysis of music composed for film. Emphasis on the major composers of film music from 1894 to the present, such as Kerngold, Steiner, Hermann, Raskin, Bernstein, Williams and others. MUH 611OL JOHN LENNON 3 Credits 3 Class Hours The musical artistry of John Lennon and his influence on contemporary popular music. In depth analysis of his most enduring work, pre and post Beatles. Songs such as: Imagine, Norwegian Wood, Revolution, In My Life, Mother, Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds and others are used to illustrate his diversity as a composer and lyricist, thus exploring the wide range of his influences. Investigation into his political activism and influence on social issues during the 1960’s and 1970’s.
MUH 701OL AMERICAN MUSICALS AFTER 1940 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Development of musical theatre in America from 1940 to present. Study the cultures, social customs, production techniques and theatres that influenced music in this type of production. Emphasis on the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Frank Loesser, Lerner and Lowe and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
ON LINE CLASSES Students interested in taking online classes must register in advance so that their Blackboard user names and passwords are properly setup for the required orientation meeting that takes place on campus with the instructor on the first day of the class. The orientation meeting usually lasts no more than one hour and will review basic information on course access and course requirements. A second required on-campus appearance is required by the student to take the final examination. All online students must be computer literate and able to access their course regularly. Out-of-state students may take the final exam, with prior approval, under proctored conditions off-campus, for example at a library or recognized test center.
MUS 513 ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION 1 3 Credits 3 Class Hours A hands-on course designed to merge the technology of digital sequencing with the art of music composition. The Korg M3 synthesizer is used as a workstation for arranging and recording original compositions which vary from simple melodies to complex canons on CD or MP3. Maximum enrollment is 24 students
MUS 531 KEYBOARD HARMONY 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Musicianship training and keyboard facility. Harmonization of melodies, modulation, transposition, and improvisation. Score reduction and accompaniment techniques. Contemporary chord voicings and alterations and their application to the reharmonization of melodies. MUS 571 GUITAR PEDAGOGY (Selected Topics) 3 Credits 3 Class Hours A course dedicated to exploring and understanding guitar instruction. Topics to be covered will include: fretboard knowledge, intervalic function, chord progressions, lead sheet reading and guitar ensemble construction and arranging. A critical analysis of several guitar method books and instructional approaches for the study of the guitar. This course is ideal for the music instructor looking to enhance or develop a guitar program within a school curriculum. No audition is necessary, however basic guitar skills are needed. An acoustic guitar for reading and application is required. MUS 671C STRING PEDAGOGY (Selected Topics) 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Introduction to the art and science of teaching strings, including the study of posture and right hand bow position. Application of string teaching fundamentals: weight, bow speed and sounding point. Special attention to string literature, repertoire selection and program building. Rehearsal techniques and approaches are analyzed together with strategies for teaching general string classes and string ensembles in the public schools and colleges.
MUS 511 JAZZ HARMONY 1 3 Credits 3 Class Hours Study of diatonic and chromatically altered chords in melodic settings and harmonic progressions together with seventh chords and commonly used substitute dominants. Analysis of chord progression found in popular music.
In-Service Music Workshops
Participating music educators will read (perform) numerous orchestral, concert band and choral selections on all grade levels, from various genres, styles and historical periods and from multiple composers, arrangers and publishers. These workshops provide an excellent opportunity for you to select appropriate performance materials for your ensembles. You may have the opportunity to conduct a workshop ensemble. MIS 501 CONCERT BAND READING MIS 502 CHORAL READING MIS 503 ORCHESTRA READING
Summer Pops Concert Band
G raduate students interested in playing their instrument in the Summer Pops should consider being part of this great summer experience
with Dean Karahalis as conductor and Artistic Director. Rehearsals will be held Tuesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:30 on July 5,12, 19 & 26, & August 2 & 9, with free public performances to be held during the month of July and August. If interested, you would be responsible for providing your own instrument and would have to be available for all rehearsals. Graduate students living on Long Island who would like to participate in the Summer Pops prior to July would be eligible to receive a free graduate credit. Prior to July, you can attend rehearsals on May 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, in addition to the July rehearsal dates. Free summer concerts will be held in June and July in Nassau and Suffolk County parks, as well as the Dix Hills Performing Arts Center. A wide variety of Broadway, Hollywood and Popular Classics will be featured in the Summer Pops series under the artistic Direction of Dean Karahalis. He has performed extensively as guest conductor and soloist throughout the United States, as well as Musical Director of the "Concert Pops" of Long Island. He has performed with guest soloists Idena Menzel (Wicked), Tommy Tune (Grand Hotel), Linda Eder (Jeckel & Hyde), Bernadette Peters (Gypsy) and Brian Stokes Mitchell (Ragtime).
The Five Towns College Library is an outstanding resource for students and faculty use alike. It is also utilized by other libraries and researchers from around the world seeking information about various disciplines for which it holds specialized collections. Library holdings include collections of nearly 33,000 books, more than 400 periodical subscriptions and approximately 9,000 sound recordings. The collection includes over 2,500 score/arrangements, several thousand pieces of sheet music and a growing collection of more the 2,000 video recordings on VHS and DVD. The Five Towns College Library includes a variety of outstanding online subscription databases, including the International Index of Music Periodicals, EBSCO, ProQuest, Gale Literature Resource Center, the Kraus Curriculum Development Library (KCDL Online), Bloom’s Literature Reference, Grove Music Online, Naxos Music Library and Wilson Web. The Library provides students with the latest information technology. Representative resources include T-3 connections to the Internet, online catalog, Macintosh and PC computer workstations, music listening stations, DVD and other multi-media players. The Five Towns College Library is affiliated with the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC). Through LILRC’s Interlibrary and Research Loan Programs, Five Towns College students and faculty have access to additional materials housed in libraries throughout the world. Staffed by professional librarians, the Library is a major resource for curriculum and instruction at the College.
The Living/Learning Center is a complex of four residence halls. Each building has a variety of single and double rooms, Internet access, cable TV and air conditioning. A minimum mandatory meal plan is required. Students interested in on-campus living must file a separate housing application. The cost of this 5 day room plan is $250. Meals are NOT included.
The Keyboard Laboratory contains electronic piano keyboards and is used for the teaching of functional piano skills. The Keyboard Lab is open on a convenient schedule to facilitate student practice and progress. Additional keyboards are available for student use in the Music Education Research Center located in the Five Towns College Library.
Electronic Music Midi-Lab
The MIDI Lab is equipped with iMac computers. Work stations are equipped with KORG M3 Keyboards and Pro Tools version 9. Additional software packages include Digital Performer, Reason, Sibelius and Logic.
If additional time is needed to stay on weekends from Friday night to Sunday afternoon there is an additional charge of $100. If a graduate student were to stay 3 consecutive weeks in the residence life halls, you would pay $950 from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon. If you calculate, three weeks at $250 and 2 weekends at $100, this cost becomes $950. There is no linen service and you would be responsible to provide your own towels, sheets, blankets and pillows. Personal items such as computers, musical instruments & television sets are your responsibility if you care to bring them to the campus. In addition to the charge for room and board, there is a refundable security deposit (using a separate credit card) of $300, providing there is no damage to your room. If you are interested in bringing your spouse or partner please contact us.
Students work at their own workstations that are equipped with KORG M3 Keyboards and G-5 iMacs. Each Computer is loaded with the latest versions of Digital Performer, Reason, Sibelius, Logic, McDSP, Waves, Superior Drummer, Auto-Tune, Melodyne, AVOX and Pro Tools. Students learn how to use software for composing, sampling and notation. All workstations are connected to the FTC LAN and have access to the Internet. Students can sign out college microphones & audio equipment for use in audio projects. The following are available: Telefunken, AKG, Blue, Sennheiser, Neumann, Earthworks, Royer, API, GML, Apogee, Culture Vulture, Grace, Audio-Technica, Shure and Beyer Dynamic.
Studio A is a professional audio recording and mixing facility. Students learn advanced recording and mixing procedures using the SSL 9000J 72-channel console. The studio is equipped with a Pro Tools HD3 recording system and a Studer A827 analog 24-track tape machine. Manley, Empirical Labs, dbx, UREI, Lexicon, Eventide & Tube-Tech are some of the outboard pieces of equipment students can find within Studio A. This Studio is also equipped with a 5.1 multi-channel monitoring system.
Studio B is equipped with a Pro Tools HD2 system & an Otari MTR-90 24-track tape machine. Beginner students learn multi-tracking techniques as well as signal flow & troubleshooting by participating in extensive recording and mixing projects.
Studio C Dining Facilities
The Upbeat Café is located adjacent to the College Theatre. This dining facility is open daily Sunday evening through Friday afternoon and serves a wide assortment of hot and cold meals. Studio C features a Neve Genesys console using a Pro Tools HD3 system. Studio C has a variety of outboard equipment from such companies as Amek, Summit, Avalon and Focusrite, to name a few. Audio/Video students can digitally edit stereo and 5.1 multi-channel recordings and soundtracks. This studio is utilized for Foley and ADR Tracking.
On campus recreational activities include the use of a weight room, a pool table, ping pong table and a gymnasium. Off-Campus activities during the evenings or weekends include going to New York City, the Hamptons, Jones Beach or Montauk Point. You will enjoy the many fine Restaurants and shopping on Long Island or New York City during your free time.
The College provides a number of music practice rooms for individual and small group use. Many rooms have pianos and are soundproof.
The College theatre provides the space and opportunity for a wide variety of cultural performances. The theatre may provide students with the opportunity to perform, act and sing.
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2. Emergency Contact Person Home Phone ( ) Cell Phone (
Terms and Conditions of Residing on Campus
I agree to and pledge that 1. I will fulfill the immunization requirements stated on the back of this application. 2. I will be provided a room and may be assigned a roommate. 3. I am responsible for my own linen, towels, sheets, blankets and pillows. Personal items such as computers, television sets, refrigerators, and clothing are my responsibility. No microwaves or toaster ovens are permitted. 4. Each room contains a bed, desk, chair, dresser, a closet and a private bathroom. It has internet access, cable TV, and air conditioning. 5. Cooking in the rooms and residence halls is prohibited. No pets or children are permitted. 6. No smoking, drinking of alcohol or drug use is permitted on campus. 7. Payment must be made in full prior to moving in. 8. A Meal Plan is in effect for 5 days of each graduate session attended. No food services are available on weekends (except for 1st session – July 9th) otherwise, Sunday dinner to Friday lunch. 9. A refundable security deposit of $300 is required providing there is no damage. 10. A residence life handbook and keys will be provided to you upon arrival. Notification will be sent to you upon completion of your housing application.
Request for Housing
Session1 Session 2 Session 3 July 5-9 July 11-15 July 18-22 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 July 25-29 August 1-5 August 8-12
The cost of housing is $325 per session which includes meals. $100 additional for Friday night, Saturday and Sunday afternoon, where no food will be served. Example: Staying 3 weeks plus weekends would be $1,175.
New York State law requires all students born on or after January 1, 1957 who are attending an institution of higher education to show proof of two doses of live measles vaccine given at least one month apart twelve months of age and one dose each of live mumps and live rubella vaccine given after twelve months of age. In lieu of immunization dates, the physician may provide a date of disease for measles and mumps only; history of rubella disease is not acceptable. Students may also choose to have blood tests called titers, which will show actual levels of immunity to each of the three diseases. If titers are drawn, students must attach copies of actual laboratory reports to this record.
MANDATORY ______________ Measles #1 (must be after your first birthday and after 1968)
______________ Measles #2 (must be at least 30 days after first shot)
OR Date of Measles Disease OR Date of Measles Titer
(attach copy lab report)
______________ Mumps (must be after your first birthday)
OR Date of Mumps Disease OR Date of Mumps Titer
(attach copy lab report)
______________ Rubella (must be after your first birthday)
OR Date of Rubella Titer
(attach copy lab report)
OR #1 _______________
#2_______________ Combined Measles, Mumps, Rubella
______________ Diphtheria-Tetanus (required-must be within 10 years) ALSO REQUIRED FOR RESIDENT STUDENTS, STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR COMMUTER STUDENTS: ______________ Meningitis
LAB WORK (required)
Mantoux test for TB (within 1 year-required) Date of test _____________ Neg____ Pos____ MM duration_________ Neg _____ Pos _____
Date of reading _____________
If MANTOUX test is POSITIVE: Chest X-Ray report: Date _________________ If recent converter or chest x-ray positive, explain treatment:
I am applying for campus housing as a Five Towns College graduate student. I have read and agree to the terms and conditions printed on this application. Once approved, my Residence License shall remain in full effect while I reside on campus and may be revoked for any violation of its terms and conditions. I agree to inspect the Living/Learning Center in advance and to make my own independent decision whether or not to reside on campus. Except for gross negligence on the part of the College, I hereby assume all risk incident to my residence at Five Towns College and agree to indemnify and save harmless Five Towns College Real Property Trust, Five Towns College, its employees, agents, and assignees from and against all losses, claims, actions, suits, expenses, liabilities, damages, or legal fees on the account of any loss, or injury to persons or property incurred by or caused by the acts of the undersigned. Additionally, I accept that college officials may conduct a search of my room if there is reason to believe that violations and/or unlawful events have taken place. I have read the entire application and agree to abide by all the terms and conditions documented in this application. Graduate Student Signature Date
Location of the College
The College is located in Dix Hills, Long Island, New York on the North Service Road of the Long Island Expressway (Route 495) between Exits 50 (Bagatelle Road) and 51 Deer Park Avenue. By Automobile Long Island Expressway (RT 495) to Exit 50. At light go left if heading East or right if heading West, onto Bagatelle Rd. At the end make right onto Half Hollow Rd. Make second right onto Burrs Lane to the campus which is on the left.
By Train/Bus Take the LIRR to the Babylon Train Station. The S-23 Bus will bring you to the College.
July 5 - August 12, 2011
305 N. Service Road Dix Hills, New York 11746
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