This essay is an opportunity for you to reflect on your experience in this course—through in-class materials, writing assignments, and online projects—and your journey as a budding musicologist. Think of it as an extension of or response to the Course Intro Essay.

Prompt: Course Response Essay prompt

Rubric: Course Response Essay rubric


First draft (optional)

Due in class:

  • Section J2 (Tuesdays): November 28
  • Section C3A (Wednesdays): November 22

Drafts with feedback will be returned in class the following week.


Final drafts (required)

Final drafts are due the last day of class:

  • Section J2 (Tuesdays): December 12
  • Section C3A (Wednesdays): December 6

Final drafts will be returned at thefinal exam.