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Luther College offers Bundles programs that group together first-year students and classes to give you a great start and help ease the transition from high school to university.
Luther College appeals to students who want to study in a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment. We welcome students of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientations.
Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance. Luther students are U of R students and receive a U of R degree.
Wondering where to live? Our student residence, The Student Village at Luther College, is considered the best choice for first-year student accommodation. Individual private rooms mean you can stick to your own schedule and you never have to deal with roommate hassles.
Luther College is recognized for its high standards of teaching, focused research, and one-on-one academic advising. We value and protect this heritage of excellence in scholarship, freedom of inquiry, and faithful seeking after truth.
Luther College is the first choice for high school to university transition. Enjoy all the benefits of a larger campus, without feeling lost in the crowd. Our community is full of caring mentors and peers to ensure a positive student experience.
The deadline for academic application is March 15. To book a personalized entrance counselling appointment, contact our Recruitment Office at 1-306-206-2117.
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Dr. Reul is a full professor of musicology and teaches a variety of music courses at Luther College, ranging from music appreciation classes to graduate reading courses. She received an “Inspiring Teaching Award” in 2004 prior to being mentioned as a “Popular Prof” in McLean’s Magazine three years in a row. Dr. Reul’s main area of expertise is Baroque music, specifically musical life at the court of Anhalt-Zerbst, the German childhood home of Catherine the Great, and the life and works of Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758), a contemporary of Bach and Handel. Dr. Reul is passionate about archival research; she has presented her research all over the world and published numerous articles as well as edited books in both English and German (see publication list below). In 2005, Dr. Reul was the recipient the International Fasch Prize; this was the first time the city of Zerbst/Anhalt presented this award to a scholar based outside of Germany. From 2008 to 2011 Dr. Reul was the President of the International Fasch Society; from 2015 to 2019 she served as Vice-President and will continue as a member-at-large on its Executive Board until 2023. She has also co-edited, contributed to, and translated the IFS’s annual newsletter, Faschiana, since the late 1990s. From fall 2015 to spring 2017, Dr. Reul served as the editor of Impetus, Luther College’s webzine. In early 2017, she co-edited the final issue of Understanding Bach, the peer-reviewed web journal of the Bach Network (BN); she is currently serving as a BN council member. Moreover, Dr. Reul has been the head organist and choir accompanist at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Regina, SK, for many years and enjoys volunteering her time teaching classes at the local YMCA (downtown location) as a certified Aquafit group instructor.
MU 100 – Introduction to Music (last offered in Fall 2019)
MUHI 202 – Survey: Post-1750 to Modern Period (last offered in Fall 2019)
MUHI 203 – Survey: From Chant to Baroque: Winter 2020, M/W/F, 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. – geared toward students majoring in music/music education. In this survey course, we will examine Western Classical art music and its changing role in society. The focus will be on the evolution of style, repertoire, and aesthetics in music from the Middle Ages (Chant) to the late Baroque (J.S. Bach and contemporaries). Students will sharpen a variety of academic skill sets throughout the semester, including listening, writing (with the help of LCUR “Writing Across the Disciplines” Coordinator Professor Scott J. Wilson), and presenting on an assigned topic in class. NOTE: Attendance of concerts is required.
MUHI 302 – Music of the Classical Period
MUHI 303 – Studies in Music of the Romantic Period
MUHI 305 – History of Canadian Music (last offered in Fall 2018)
MUHI 311 – J. S. Bach and his Contemporaries
MUHI 320AF – Schubert and the Lied
MUHI 415 – History of Performance Practice
MUHI 417AA – The Story of Opera (last offered Winter 2019)
MUHI 418 – Music, Women and Culture: Winter 2020, M/W/F, 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. – geared toward students majoring in music/music education.The goal of this seminar course is to explore critically what, and question how women have contributed – especially as composers, performers, teachers, listeners, and muses – to musical traditions and cultures of the past and present. Students will hone their oral, listening, and writing skills and prepare a semester-long scholarly journal meant to facilitate new portals of understanding in lieu of tests and exams. NOTE: Attendance of concerts off-campus is required. Non-music majors who wish to take this class as an elective should contact the instructor directly; the completion of MU 100 or MUHI 202/203 will be an asset.
MUHI 494AA – Bibliography and Research Methods (for B.Mus./ B.A. Music History majors/B.A. Honours MAP music students only)
MUHI 495AA – Honour’s Thesis (for B.Mus./ B.A. Music History majors/B.A. Honours MAP music students only)
MU 809AC - Current Issues in Musicology (offered in Winter 2020)
MU 813 – Directed Studies in Music Literature: Choral Literature (for graduate students only)
MU 815 – Graduate Bibliography (for graduate students only) (last offered in Winter 2019 semester)
List of publications by Barbara M. Reul (in English and in German) current as of early January 2020. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in specific articles and do not have access to electronic databases or print publications through your university library.