Advanced Ear Training
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Composition/Theory
Course Number: JCTH 4358
Course Format: Group Lessons
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Musical Analysis
  • Musical Notation
The focus will be on the harmonic and melodic vocabulary and the Jazz repertoire of the ‘60s and later, including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea. Topics may include: advanced transcriptions of John Coltrane, Clifford Brown and Bill Evans; composition and dictation of harmonic progressions using Arnold Schoenberg’s Theory of Harmony; atonal sight-singing using Lars Edlund’s Modus Novus; analysis and dictation of the chord voicings of Scriabin, Debussy, Ravel and Bartok.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
ET 2B with grade of B+ or better or instructor's permission.


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.


Open to Undergraduate students.