Music
SPECIAL SEMINARS
MUSC 100
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Special workshops on various musical topics as listed in the quarterly class schedule. [HA, SE]
BEGINNING PIANO CLASS
MUSC 101
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Beginning-level study of the piano. [HB, SE]
MUSIC APPRECIATION
MUSC&104
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Study and understanding of music. Nonverbal explorations into the listening process, a brief look at the history of Western music, and work in formal descriptive music analysis. [HA, SE]
MUSIC IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
MUSC 106
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Introduction to music as a teaching tool for young children, and to the importance of music in the educational development of children. Students develop skills in reading music, working with the musical abilities of young children, and using music in the classroom. [HB, SE]
BEGINNING GUITAR CLASS
MUSC 110
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Beginning-level study of the guitar. [HB, SE]
BEGINNING VOICE CLASS
MUSC 115
2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Basic technique and knowledge about singing. No previous experience or music study required. [HB, SE]
MUSIC HISTORY: MIDDLE AGES TO BAROQUE
MUSC 116
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque studied in context of its cultural and historical environment. Recordings of Gregorian chant, polyphonic music of the Renaissance (des Pres and Palestrina) and Baroque music (Bach, Frescobaldi, Corelli, Monteverdi, and Handel) listened to and studied. [HA, SE]
MUSIC HISTORY: CLASSICAL/ROMANTIC
MUSC 117
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Music of the classical and romantic eras studied in context of its cultural and historical environment. Recordings of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Wagner, Brahms, and others listened to and studied. [HA, SE]
MUSIC HISTORY: TWENTIETH CENTURY
MUSC 118
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Music of the twentieth century studied in context of its cultural and historical environment. Recordings and live performances. Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Berg, Hindemith, Stockhausen, and others listened to and studied in context of 20th century culture. [SE, HA]
EAR TRAINING 1
MUSC&121
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Learning to write what is heard in melodic and intervalic ways. Sight singing and chord recognition. Develops rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic perception skills through dictation, sight singing and drill. [HB, SE]
EAR TRAINING 2
MUSC&122
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Continuation of MUS 144. Learning to write what is heard in melodic and intervalic ways. Sight-singing and chord recognition. Develops rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic perception skills through dictation, sight-singing and drill. Prerequisite: MUS 144 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
EAR TRAINING 3
MUSC&123
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Learning to write what is heard in melodic and intervalic ways. Sight-singing and chord recognition. Prerequisite: MUS 145 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
ROCK MUSIC
MUSC 125
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Rhythm, melody, harmony, timbre, text uses, and form in current rock music. Problems and definitions of these elements with illustrations from various styles of rock music. [HA, SE]
WORLD FOLK MUSIC
MUSC 127
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Folk music in selected cultures beginning with the Anglo-American folk song. Music and cultural values. Role of music in folk cultures. Appreciation of differences in music styles as they relate to their social settings. [HA, SE]
MUSIC APPRECIATION
MUSC 128
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Study and understanding of music. Nonverbal explorations into the listening process, a brief look at the history of Western music, and work in formal descriptive music analysis. [HA, SE]
JAZZ APPRECIATION
MUSC 135
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
An interactive process of learning for all jazz enthusiasts, from casual listeners to experienced performers. Topics include ways to listen to jazz, a chronology of significant jazz periods, societal events affecting each period, and biographies of key performers, culminating in a fieldwork project focusing on local jazz groups. [HA, SE]
CLARK COLLEGE CHORALE
MUSC 137
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The Clark College Chorale performs a wide variety of choral literature including classical masterworks and non-classical genres for both male and female as well as mixed-voicing choral music. Open to all students and community members, the Chorale performs a minimum of one concert per term with possible additional performances. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CLARK COLLEGE CHORALE
MUSC 138
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The Clark College Chorale performs a wide variety of choral literature including classical masterworks and non-classical genres for both male and female as well as mixed-voicing choral music. Open to all students and community members, the Chorale performs a minimum of one concert per term with possible additional performances. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CLARK COLLEGE CHORALE
MUSC 139
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The Clark College Chorale performs a wide variety of choral literature including classical masterworks and non-classical genres for both male and female as well as mixed-voicing choral music. Open to all students and community members, the Chorale performs a minimum of one concert per term with possible additional performances. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
MUSIC THEORY I
MUSC&141
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
First-year musicianship. Sound sources and nature of sound. Writing skills and use of musical symbol-notation. Basic vocabulary of music. Introduction to forms, composition, and analysis. Open to all students. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 121 required. [HA, SE]
MUSIC THEORY II
MUSC&142
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Continuation of MUSC& 141. Addition to the I 6-4, II, VI, III chords to harmonic tones, ear training in melodic and rhythmic concepts. Intervals and introduction to the keyboard. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 122 required. Prerequisite: MUSC& 141 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HA, SE]
MUSIC THEORY III
MUSC&143
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Continuation of MUSC& 142. Chromatic chords, popular song forms and jazz-related harmonies and forms. Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 123 required. Prerequisite: MUSC& 142 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HA, SE]
ORCHESTRA
MUSC 150
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of orchestral literature from a variety of periods and styles. [HB, SE]
ORCHESTRA
MUSC 151
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of orchestral literature from a variety of periods and styles. [HB, SE]
ORCHESTRA
MUSC 152
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of orchestral literature from a variety of periods and styles. [HB, SE]
WOMEN'S CHORAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 153
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of choral music from a variety of periods and styles written for women's voices. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
WOMEN'S CHORAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 154
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of choral music from a variety of periods and styles written for women's voices. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
WOMEN'S CHORAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 155
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of choral music from a variety of periods and styles written for women's voices. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
APPLIED VOICE
MUSC 170
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private voice lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED VOICE
MUSC 171
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private voice lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED VOICE
MUSC 172
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private voice lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED PIANO
MUSC 173
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
For students with some previous keyboard experience. Prerequisite: MUS 201 and written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED PIANO
MUSC 174
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
For students with some previous keyboard experience. Prerequisite: MUS 201 and written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED PIANO
MUSC 175
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
For students with some previous keyboard experience. Prerequisite: MUS 201 and consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
APPLIED INSTRUMENT
MUSC 176
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Instruction available for orchestra and band instruments. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED INSTRUMENT
MUSC 177
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Instruction available for orchestra and band instruments. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED INSTRUMENT
MUSC 178
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Instruction available for orchestra and band instruments. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT BAND
MUSC 180
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students with experience performing on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The Clark College Concert Band performs a wide spectrum of standard concert band and contemporary wind ensemble literature in at least one concert per quarter. Topics include musical excellence, and skills for teamwork and leadership. No auditions necessary to enroll but the ability to read music on your respective instrument is required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT BAND
MUSC 181
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students with experience performing on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The Clark College Concert Band performs a wide spectrum of standard concert band and contemporary wind ensemble literature in at least one concert per quarter. Topics include musical excellence, and skills for teamwork and leadership. No auditions necessary to enroll but the ability to read music on your respective instrument is required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT BAND
MUSC 182
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students with experience performing on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The Clark College Concert Band performs a wide spectrum of standard concert band and contemporary wind ensemble literature in at least one concert per quarter. Topics include musical excellence, and skills for teamwork and leadership. No auditions necessary to enroll but the ability to read music on your respective instrument is required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT CHOIR
MUSC 183
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The concert choir performs a wide variety of choral music in at least one public concert per quarter. Music notation, vocal technique, and effective interpretation of music literature. Open to all students interested in improving their vocal skills. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CONCERT CHOIR
MUSC 184
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The concert choir performs a wide variety of choral music in at least one public concert per quarter. Music notation, vocal technique, and effective interpretation of music literature. Open to all students interested in improving their vocal skills. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CONCERT CHOIR
MUSC 185
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The concert choir performs a wide variety of choral music in at least one public concert per quarter. Music notation, vocal technique, and effective interpretation of music literature. Open to all students interested in improving their vocal skills. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
JAZZ IMPROVISATION
MUSC 186
2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Improvisation on one or more of the traditional jazz band instruments or through vocal interpretation. [HB, SE]
VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 187
1 - 3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Selection, arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of popular vocal jazz pieces. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 188
1 - 3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Selection, arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of popular vocal jazz pieces. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 189
1 - 3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Selection, arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of popular vocal jazz pieces. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 193
2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Combination of woodwinds and brasses organized as performing groups. Experience in ensemble playing. Familiarization with literature for ensembles. [HB, SE]
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 195
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students who perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set. Topics include performance techniques of jazz styles and repertoire and introduction to a wide variety of jazz subjects from improvisation and jazz history to understanding Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz rhythm. Additional topics include musical excellence and skills for teamwork and leadership. Jazz improvisation skills not required, but strong music reading skills are required, to be assessed at the beginning of the term. [HB, SE]
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 196
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students who perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set. Topics include performance techniques of jazz styles and repertoire and introduction to a wide variety of jazz subjects from improvisation and jazz history to understanding Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz rhythm. Additional topics include musical excellence and skills for teamwork and leadership. Jazz improvisation skills not required, but strong music reading skills are required, to be assessed at the beginning of the term. [HB, SE]
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 197
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students who perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set. Topics include performance techniques of jazz styles and repertoire and introduction to a wide variety of jazz subjects from improvisation and jazz history to understanding Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz rhythm. Additional topics include musical excellence and skills for teamwork and leadership. Jazz improvisation skills not required, but strong music reading skills are required, to be assessed at the beginning of the term. [HB, SE]
INTERMEDIATE PIANO CLASS
MUSC 201
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Intermediate-level study of the piano. Prerequisite: MUS 101 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
ADVANCED PIANO CLASS
MUSC 202
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
A continuation of instruction from Intermediate Piano. Baroque, classic, romantic, and contemporary repertoire, jazz stylings and fake books. Prerequisite: MUSC 201 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
INTERMEDIATE GUITAR CLASS
MUSC 210
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Intermediate-level study of the guitar. Prerequisite: MUS 110 or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
EAR TRAINING 4
MUSC&221
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Trains students to write what they hear in harmonic and polyphonic textures. Examples coordinated with theory classes. [HB, SE]
EAR TRAINING 5
MUSC&222
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Trains students to write what they hear in harmonic and polyphonic textures. Examples coordinated with theory classes. Prerequisite: MUSC& 221. [HB, SE]
EAR TRAINING 6
MUSC&223
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Trains students to write what they hear in harmonic and polyphonic textures. Examples coordinated with theory classes. Prerequisite: MUSC& 222. [HB, SE]
MUSIC THEORY IV
MUSC&231
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Extended chromatic chords, borrowed chords, Neapolitan 6th chords, augmented 6th chords, altered dominants, and chromatic mediants. Concurrent enrollment in MUS 244 required. Prerequisite: MUS 143 or consent of division. [HA, SE]
MUSIC THEORY V
MUSC&232
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Study of variation form, sonata form, rondo form and fugue. Concurrent enrollment in MUS 245 required. Prerequisite: MUS 241 or consent of division. [HA, SE]
MUSIC THEORY VI
MUSC&233
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Invention and two-voice counterpoint. Extensions of harmonic language and compositional styles in the 20th/21st century, including atonal forms. Concurrent enrollment in MUS 245 required. Prerequisite: MUS 242 or consent of division. [HA, SE]
CLARK COLLEGE CHORALE
MUSC 237
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The Clark College Chorale performs a wide variety of choral literature including classical masterworks and non-classical genres for both male and female as well as mixed-voicing choral music. Open to all students and community members, the Chorale performs a minimum of one concert per term with possible additional performances. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CLARK COLLEGE CHORALE
MUSC 238
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The Clark College Chorale performs a wide variety of choral literature including classical masterworks and non-classical genres for both male and female as well as mixed-voicing choral music. Open to all students and community members, the Chorale performs a minimum of one concert per term with possible additional performances. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CLARK COLLEGE CHORALE
MUSC 239
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The Clark College Chorale performs a wide variety of choral literature including classical masterworks and non-classical genres for both male and female as well as mixed-voicing choral music. Open to all students and community members, the Chorale performs a minimum of one concert per term with possible additional performances. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
ORCHESTRA
MUSC 250
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of orchestral literature from a variety of periods and styles. [HB, SE]
ORCHESTRA
MUSC 251
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of orchestral literature from a variety of periods and styles. [HB, SE]
ORCHESTRA
MUSC 252
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of orchestral literature from a variety of periods and styles. [HB, SE]
WOMEN'S CHORAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 253
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of choral music from a variety of periods and styles written for women's voices. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
WOMEN'S CHORAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 254
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of choral music from a variety of periods and styles written for women's voices. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
WOMEN'S CHORAL ENSEMBLE
MUSC 255
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Performance of choral music from a variety of periods and styles written for women's voices. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
APPLIED VOICE
MUSC 270
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private voice lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED VOICE
MUSC 271
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private voice lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED VOICE
MUSC 272
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private voice lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED PIANO
MUSC 273
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: MUSC 201 and consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
APPLIED PIANO
MUSC 274
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: MUSC 201 and consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
APPLIED PIANO
MUSC 275
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Prerequisite: MUSC 201 and consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
APPLIED INSTRUMENT
MUSC 276
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Instruction available for orchestra and band instruments. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED INSTRUMENT
MUSC 277
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Instruction available for orchestra and band instruments. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
APPLIED INSTRUMENT
MUSC 278
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Private lessons with a college-approved teacher. Instruction available for orchestra and band instruments. Prerequisite: Written consent of Instructional Unit required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT BAND
MUSC 280
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students with experience performing on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The Clark College Concert Band performs a wide spectrum of standard concert band and contemporary wind ensemble literature in at least one concert per quarter. Topics include musical excellence, and skills for teamwork and leadership. No auditions necessary to enroll but the ability to read music on your respective instrument is required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT BAND
MUSC 281
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students with experience performing on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The Clark College Concert Band performs a wide spectrum of standard concert band and contemporary wind ensemble literature in at least one concert per quarter. Topics include musical excellence, and skills for teamwork and leadership. No auditions necessary to enroll but the ability to read music on your respective instrument is required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT BAND
MUSC 282
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students with experience performing on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The Clark College Concert Band performs a wide spectrum of standard concert band and contemporary wind ensemble literature in at least one concert per quarter. Topics include musical excellence, and skills for teamwork and leadership. No auditions necessary to enroll but the ability to read music on your respective instrument is required. [HB, SE]
CONCERT CHOIR
MUSC 283
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The concert choir performs a wide variety of choral music in at least one public concert per quarter. Music notation, vocal technique, and effective interpretation of music literature. Open to all students interested in improving their vocal skills. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CONCERT CHOIR
MUSC 284
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The concert choir performs a wide variety of choral music in at least one public concert per quarter. Music notation, vocal technique, and effective interpretation of music literature. Open to all students interested in improving their vocal skills. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
CONCERT CHOIR
MUSC 285
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
The concert choir performs a wide variety of choral music in at least one public concert per quarter. Music notation, vocal technique, and effective interpretation of music literature. Open to all students interested in improving their vocal skills. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 287
1 - 3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Selection, arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of popular vocal jazz pieces. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 288
1 - 3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Selection, arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of popular vocal jazz pieces. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 289
1 - 3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Selection, arrangement, rehearsal, and performance of a variety of popular vocal jazz pieces. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, SE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
MUSC 290
1 - 5 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [HB, GE]
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 295
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students who perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set. Topics include performance techniques of jazz styles and repertoire and introduction to a wide variety of jazz subjects from improvisation and jazz history to understanding Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz rhythm. Additional topics include musical excellence and skills for teamwork and leadership. Jazz improvisation skills not required, but strong music reading skills are required, to be assessed at the beginning of the term. [HB, SE]
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 296
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students who perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set. Topics include performance techniques of jazz styles and repertoire and introduction to a wide variety of jazz subjects from improvisation and jazz history to understanding Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz rhythm. Additional topics include musical excellence and skills for teamwork and leadership. Jazz improvisation skills not required, but strong music reading skills are required, to be assessed at the beginning of the term. [HB, SE]
JAZZ ENSEMBLE
MUSC 297
1 - 2 Credits
11 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Open to all students who perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, and drum set. Topics include performance techniques of jazz styles and repertoire and introduction to a wide variety of jazz subjects from improvisation and jazz history to understanding Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz rhythm. Additional topics include musical excellence and skills for teamwork and leadership. Jazz improvisation skills not required, but strong music reading skills are required, to be assessed at the beginning of the term. [HB, SE]