Danene Richardson

Residential Faculty - Music

Music

480-461-7593

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

MTC101 Introduction to Music Theory 3 Credits
Designed to develop written and aural skills necessary for advanced study of music theory and skills. Recommended for music majors. Prerequisites: None.
MTC101 is an introductory course designed for those with little or no previous musical knowldege. If you are unsure of where to begin music classes, take the Music Theory Placement Exam at www.mc.maricopa.edu/music. Print your score results and bring them with you to advisement. Many programs of study that require MTC101 will also accept the more advanced MTC105 as a substitute. Check with your program advisor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28456
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

28553
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28553 Students may contact instructor at: danene.richardson@mesacc.edu

MTC105 Music Theory I 3 Credits
The chronological study of music theory including: harmony, melody, texture, structure and timbre through analysis, original compositions and basic exercises to demonstrate musical concepts.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC101 or permission of instructor. Corequisites: MTC106.
The following competencies are recommended for MTC105: Ability to fluently read bass and treble clef notes, ability to draw all major and minor key signatures and scales, ability to identify all intervals, basic chord qualities and basic rhythmic patterns meters. All music majors and others interested in MTC105 can take the Placement Exam at www.mc.maricopa.edu/music.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28554
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Ended

MTC155 Music Theory II 3 Credits
A continuation of Music Theory I with emphasis on harmony and part-writing procedures.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC105. Corequisites: MTC156.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28458
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

29400
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Class Ended

MTC240 Composition 3 Credits
Introduction to the basics of music composition, stressing techniques and procedures for developing original ideas.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MTC105 and MTC106, or equivalent), and permission of Instructor..
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28462
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/20/2022 - 05/13/2022
Th
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Class Ended

MTC255 Music Theory IV 3 Credits
A continuation of Music Theory III, including 20th century theories and techniques.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC205. Corequisites: MTC256.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28463
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Class Ended

Summer 2022

MTC101 Introduction to Music Theory 3 Credits
Designed to develop written and aural skills necessary for advanced study of music theory and skills. Recommended for music majors. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15848
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15848 Students may contact instructor at: danene.richardson@mesacc.edu

16016
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 16016 Students may contact instructor at: danene.richardson@mesacc.edu

MTC155 Music Theory II 3 Credits
A continuation of Music Theory I with emphasis on harmony and part-writing procedures.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC105. Corequisites: MTC156.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16262
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

4 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at danene.richardson@mesacc.edu

MTC156 Aural Perception II 1 Credits
A continuation of Aural Perception I, including harmonic practices.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC106. Corequisites: MTC155.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16263
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022
MoTuWeTh
11:20 AM - 12:40 PM

Open

4 of 12
Seats Available

Fall 2022

MTC101 Introduction to Music Theory 3 Credits
Designed to develop written and aural skills necessary for advanced study of music theory and skills. Recommended for music majors. Prerequisites: None.
MTC101 is an introductory course designed for those with little or no previous musical knowledge. If you are unsure of where to begin, take the Music Theory Placement Recommendation Exam at www.mc.maricopa.edu/music. Bring score printout with you to advisement. Many programs of study that require MTC101 will also accept the more advanced MTC105 as a substitute. Check with your advisor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29082
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29082 Students may contact instructor at: danene.richardson@mesacc.edu

29084
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: danene.richardson@mesacc.edu

29083
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

MTC105 Music Theory I 3 Credits
The chronological study of music theory including: harmony, melody, texture, structure and timbre through analysis, original compositions and basic exercises to demonstrate musical concepts.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC101 or permission of instructor. Corequisites: MTC106.
MTC105 requires the following competencies: Ability to read bass and treble clef notes, ability to draw all major and minor key signatures and scales, ability to identify all intervals, basic chord qualities and basic rhythmic patterns and meters. All music majors and others interested in MTC105 can take the Music Theory Placement Recommendation Exam at www.mc.maricopa.edu/music. Corequisite is MTC106.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29131
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

13 of 17
Seats Available

MTC205 Music Theory III 3 Credits
The study of chromatic harmony and melody, modulation techniques and expanded chords. The analysis of formal structure.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC155. Corequisites: MTC206.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30258
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

MTC240 Composition 3 Credits
Introduction to the basics of music composition, stressing techniques and procedures for developing original ideas.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (MTC105 and MTC106, or equivalent), and permission of Instructor..
All registration requires instructor permission. Advanced musical knowledge and experience required. Requires MTC155 or instructor permission.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29134
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

9 of 10
Seats Available

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