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MUN 1031   ROCK ENSEMBLE I

credits: 1  

Audition required. Open to both instrumentalists (any instruments) and singers, this course is the study and performance of commercial music. Emphasis is placed on learning a wide variety of popular music styles heard on radio, television, soundtracks and Web-based music distribution systems. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 1032   ROCK ENSEMBLE II

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: Audition required. Open to both instrumentalists (any instruments) and singers, this course is a continuation of Rock Ensemble I and is a more advanced study of commercial music performance. Members should be competent on their instruments and/or voice and have fluency in music reading and knowledge of chord symbols. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 1120   COLLEGE BAND

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of standard band literature. Emphasis is placed on exposure and learning the highest quality literature for winds and percussion through rehearsal and performance. Membership is comprised of SPC Music Majors and community members. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1140   WIND SYMPHONY

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of standard band and wind ensemble literature. Emphasis is placed on exposure and learning the highest quality literature for winds and percussion through rehearsal and performance. Membership is comprised of SPC Music Majors and community members. Acceptance into this ensemble is highly selective. SPC Music Majors participating in this ensemble must also be enrolled in COLLEGE BAND, MUN 1120. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1210   COLLEGE ORCHESTRA

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: Audition or permission of program administrator. The College Orchestra provides instrumentalists in the College and community an opportunity to perform works representative of a broad spectrum of orchestral literature, refine techniques of ensemble playing, and present concerts each term. Membership is by permission of the director. Music majors who are string players are required to participate. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1310   COLLEGE CHORUS

credits: 1  
Open to all students, non-music majors welcomed. The College Chorus is both a training organization and a performance group. Basic techniques of singing are developed through group and sectional rehearsals. This training and the preparation of works for performance, with the experience inherent in this learning process, take precedence. Basic repertoire and rehearsal techniques, valuable tools in the music profession, are also emphasized. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1340   MADRIGALIANS

credits: 1  
Corequisite: MUN 1310. This course is offered as a select choral performance ensemble to those students who have successfully auditioned for the director. Survey and performance of secular choral music from the sixteenth through the twenty-first centuries will be conducted during the semester. Extensive sight-reading of ensemble literature and frequent performances. Open to all students, non-music majors welcomed. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1391   GOSPEL CHORUS

credits: 1  
Open to all students, non-music majors welcomed. The Gospel Chorus is designed to provide students with a comprehensive standard-based vocal music curriculum that allows students to study and perform music and texts derived from the African American religious experience. Students will enhance the skills that are specific to vocal gospel music production. A variety of repertoire and styles are chosen to meet the objectives of the course. Performance opportunities are incorporated to assist students in reaching a comprehensive and interactive aesthetic experience. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1440   PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  
Departmental permission required. This course is the study and performance of literature in the percussion medium. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 1441   HAND DRUMMING ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  

This course is the study and performance of hand drumming in an ensemble environment. Students will study the many stylistic variations, and instrumental utilization, of hand drumming disciplines across cultural boundaries. The student will be required to perform various percussion and hand drumming techniques in several musical genres. May be taken up to three times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 1700   IMPROVISATION ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: Audition required and admission to the Music Industry Recording Arts A.S. degree, performance subplan. This course is the study and performance of improvisation in a performance environment. Students will be required to improvise music, in several musical genres. 32 contact hours.

MUN 1710   JAZZ BAND

credits: 1  
Audition required. This course is the study and performance of instrumental ensemble music in the jazz and popular medium. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1711   JAZZ COMBO

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of instrumental and vocal ensemble music in a Jazz Combo setting. Students will be required to play instrumental and vocal music, in several jazz styles. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1712   JAZZ COMBO II

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of instrumental and vocal ensemble music in a Jazz Combo setting. Students will be required to play instrumental and vocal music, in several jazz styles. 47 contact hours.

MUN 1718   RHYTHM & BLUES ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of instrumental ensemble music in the Rhythm and Blues genre. Students will be required to play instrumental and vocal music, in a Rhythm and Blues style. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 1810   STEEL DRUM ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: Departmental permission required. This course involves the study and performance of percussion literature for the steel drum. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 2004   RECORDING STUDIO ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of ensemble music as it is applied in a recording studio setting. Students will be required to play instrumental and vocal music, in a wide variety of genres, for the purpose of recording by production engineers. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 2022   LAPTOP AND ELECTRONIC ARTS ENSEMBLE

credits: 1  
Audition required. This course explores new combinations of live electronic with acoustic instruments and other media by performing a diverse repertoire of music and new works. This course may be taken 3 times for a maximum of 3 credits. 32 contact hours.

MUN 2709   RHYTHM SECTION BOOT CAMP

credits: 1  
Audition required. This course is the study and performance of instrumental ensemble music as it is applied in a rhythm section setting. Students will be required to study and play instrumental and vocal backing music, in a wide variety of genres, for the purpose of increasing their rhythm section skill levels. May be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 2719   RHYTHM AND BLUES ENSEMBLE II

credits: 1  
Audition required. This course is the advanced level study and performance of instrumental ensemble music in the Rhythm & Blues genre. Students will be required to play instrumental and vocal music, in a Rhythm & Blues style. May be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 2720   CONTEMPORARY VOCAL PERFORMANCE FUNDAMENTALS

credits: 1  
In this course, students will work on basic live performance skills including microphone technique, stage presence, critical listening, and musicianship through a mixture of performance and observation. This would be the first class in a series that would feed into a Live Performance Techniques class, where students would learn to work with a live band. Can be taken 2 times for credit. 32 contact hours.

MUN 2771   MIRA HOUSE BAND (STUDENT/FACULTY ENSEMBLE)

credits: 1  

Audition required. This course is the study and performance of ensemble music as it is applied in an advanced live setting. Students will be required to play instrumental and vocal music, in a wide variety of genres, for the purpose of giving live performances in many different situations. The combination of both students and faculty will provide those participating for credit, a rare chance to perform with the highest caliber musicians. Live Sound Reinforcement technicians may participate to satisfy the MIRA Internship requirements. Course may be taken up to six times for credit. 32 contact hours.


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