Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog
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MUS 183 - Small Ensemble: Percussion

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Performance techniques and repertoire for small ensembles using percussion instruments with a weekly rehearsal schedule. Includes literature appropriate for percussion ensembles, history and theory of literature, and accurate rhythmic interpretation and ensemble playing characteristics.

Information: All interested students are welcome to register. Students will audition for placement within the ensemble. A public performance is required. May be taken two times for a maximum of two credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Practice playing small ensemble literature using percussion instruments.  
  2. Expand upon the continuation of the student’s musicianship.
  3. Develop through rehearsal and performance, emphasis on proper playing characteristics in a small ensemble.

Outline:
  1. Literature Appropriate for Percussion Ensembles
  2. History and Theory Appropriate to Literature Being Covered
  3. Accurate Rhythmic Interpretation
  4. Accurate Ensemble Playing Characteristics


Effective Term:
2022-2023



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