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Music Ensemble Activity (MUSE)

Music Ensemble Activity
(MUSE)
Faculty of Fine Arts


Music Ensemble Activity 1150

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1151

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1150
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1350

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Audition-contact the Department of Music for further details
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1351

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1350;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1550

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Audition-contact the Department of Music for further details
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1551

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1550;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1650

Percussion Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 1651

Percussion Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1650
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2150

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1151
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2151

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2150
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2350

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1351;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2351

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2350;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2450

Collaborative Piano/Guitar - Fundamentals
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1.5-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-4
An introduction to the skills required to be a good collaborative artist including sight reading and quick study; preparation of vocal and instrumental scores; rehearsal techniques; and listening, voicing, and balancing. Students will practice their skills with fellow vocal and instrumental students as well as with classmates in four-hand piano literature.
Prerequisite(s): One of Music 2248 or Audition

Music Ensemble Activity 2451

Collaborative Piano/Guitar with Voice I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1.5-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-6
An introduction to the English and Italian literature for piano/guitar and voice, and to the musical interpretation of text. Introduction to English lyric diction and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Bi-weekly class performances with a vocal partner, bi-weekly duo coaching, and semester-end recital.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2450

Music Ensemble Activity 2550

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1551;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2551

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2550;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2650

Percussion Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 1651
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2651

Percussion Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2650
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2950

Jazz Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Audition-contact the Department of Music for further details
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 2951

Jazz Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2950;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3150

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2151
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3151

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3150
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3350

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2351;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3351

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3350;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3450

Collaborative Piano/Guitar with Voice II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 2-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-6
An introduction to the literature for piano/guitar and voice in French and German. Bi-weekly class performances with a vocal partner, bi-weekly duo coaching, and semester-end recital.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2451

Music Ensemble Activity 3451

Collaborative Piano/Guitar - Instruments
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 2-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-6
Introduction to the literature for piano/guitar and one or two instruments (woodwinds, brass, or strings), including orchestral reductions. Bi-weekly class performances, bi-weekly coaching, and semester-end recital.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3450

Music Ensemble Activity 3550

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2551;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3551

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3550;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3750

Collegium Musicum
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies in early music performance practice with a focus on the music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods. This ensemble's activities will include the preparation for performance of early music, making use of the Department's collection of early instruments. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Audition-contact the Department of Music for further details
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3751

Collegium Musicum
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies in early music performance practice with a focus on the music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods. This ensemble's activities will include the preparation for performance of early music, making use of the Department's collection of early instruments. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3750;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3870

Chamber Music
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3
Chamber music performances with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances as required.
Prerequisite(s): Audition-only pre-arranged ensembles may apply; contact the Department of Music for further details
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3871

Chamber Music
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3
Chamber music performances with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances as required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3870
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Subject to availability of the instructor.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 3950

Jazz Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 2951;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail

Music Ensemble Activity 3951

Jazz Ensemble
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3950;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail

Music Ensemble Activity 4150

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3151
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4151

Vox Musica
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3
Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 4150
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4350

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3351;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4351

University Wind Orchestra
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 4350;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4550

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3551;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4551

University Singers
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4
Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 4550;
Audition
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4870

Chamber Music
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3
Chamber music performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 3871
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Subject to availability of the instructor and funding.
Attendance requirement.

Music Ensemble Activity 4871

Chamber Music
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3
Chamber music performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances required.
Prerequisite(s): Music Ensemble Activity 4870
Grading: Pass/Fail
Note: Subject to availability of the instructor and funding.
Attendance requirement.