House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus MUSP-1242-51 (Sm Commercial Music Ens)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
MUSP-1242-51 (Sm Commercial Music Ens)
|Instructor||Horne, Aaron V.|
|Course ID #||10434|
|Course Title||Sm Commercial Music Ens|
|Course Description||Participation in a small commercial music ensemble concentrating on commercial music performance styles.|
Students must be co-enrolled in private lessons (applied) for instrument or voice.
|Required Textbooks||None required for this course.|
|Learning Objectives||Demonstrate rehearsal skills to include ensemble precision, intonation, sight-reading, sound, and style; demonstrate applicable repertoire; demonstrate appropriate improvisational ability; and present performance of prepared material.|
2-3 public, ON-campus concert performances per semester.
SEVERAL OFF campus performances, providing exposure for the department as well as the College.
|Discussion Topics||Will discuss the specific stylistic nuances of a variety of musical genres, as it relates to the individual instruments, as well as playing together as an ensemble.|
You get one "free" absence before your late/absences start to count against your grade in attendance category. After that, each absence deducts 5% of your grade. Three lates/early departures equal one absence. No exceptions. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each rehearsal, a record will be kept, and you will be updated at midterm regarding your progress in this area.
1 absence = 100% 2 absences = 92.5% 3 absences = 85%
Students will be informed of scheduled performances at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the performance. It is the student's responsibility to make arrangements with work schedules so that they can attend these off-campus concerts and events. Students have also signed vocal pledges and scholarship contracts that must be honored.
|Determination of Final Grade||Students are graded on their participation and presentation of talents and skills at concerts and practices throughout the semester. Attendance and preparedness are both very essential to obtaining an acceptable grade for this course. Final Grade Breakdown: 20% Rehearsal Attendance, 20% Preparedness and Improvement, 60% Performances. Absence from a required performance, without prior notification and arrangements, will result in a failing Performance grade.|
|Final Exam Date||May 12, 2011 - 2:00 PM|
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