Nov 29, 2020  
2017-18 Catalog 
    
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS* 187: Classical Chamber/Jazz Combo I

1 Credits
(Formerly MUS 123)
Students participating in the Chamber Ensemble course will gain exposure and experience in performing standard classical repertoire as part of a classical chamber ensemble. During preparation of the musical selections, students will be required to listen to recordings of works by the composers and professional performers to gain an understanding of the historical significance and stylistic approach of selected performance repertoire. Students will develop ensemble performance skills and ensemble techniques and will be required to practice assigned musical selections outside of class in order to be prepared to perform these pieces with the ensemble. Students are required to take the course for four semesters.
 
Students participating in the Jazz Ensemble course will gain exposure and experience in performing standard jazz repertoire as part of a jazz combo ensemble. During preparation of the musical selections, students will be required to listen to recordings of works by the composers and professional performers to gain an understanding of the historical significance and stylistic approach of selected performance repertoire. Students will develop jazz improvisation skills and ensemble techniques and will be required to practice assigned musical selections outside of class in order to be prepared to perform these pieces with the ensemble. Students are required to take the course for four semesters.
Prerequisites: By permission of music program coordinator or instructor
Offered: Fall,Spring



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