SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:29:34 AMMUSCP 30A Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 30ATitle:  SYMPHONIC BAND 1  
Full Title:  Symphonic Band 1
Last Reviewed:4/8/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.50Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.50Lab Scheduled1.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR.50 Contact DHR8.75
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total61.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 131.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary symphonic band literature with emphasis on preparation for public performance. This course is designed for experienced musicians who demonstrate the potential to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary symphonic band literature with emphasis on preparation for public performance. This course is designed for experienced musicians who demonstrate the potential to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: MUS 180 Large Ensemble SRJC Equivalent Course(s): MUSCP21A OR MUSCP21B OR MUSCP21C OR MUSCP21D OR
MUSCP23A OR MUSCP23B OR MUSCP23C OR MUSCP23D OR
MUSCP30A OR MUSCP30B OR MUSCP30C OR MUSCP30D OR
MUSCP32A OR MUSCP32B OR MUSCP32C OR MUSCP32D OR
MUSCP33A OR MUSCP33B OR MUSCP33C OR MUSCP33D OR
MUSCP42A OR MUSCP42B OR MUSCP42C OR MUSCP42D

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Perform effectively in a large college-level symphonic band with appropriate rhythm, pitch,
    tone, technique, musicality, and professionalism.

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Students will be able to:
1. Accurately interpret and perform college-level classic and contemporary symphonic band
    literature with proper characteristic tone.
2. Demonstrate basic technical proficiency in the performance of selected literature.
3. Sight read college-level symphonic band literature on a wind or percussion instrument at a
    basic, functional level.
4. Perform effectively with an ensemble in a public setting.
5. Evaluate and critically analyze their musical performance for future improvement.
 
Students repeating Symphonic Band will be able to:
1. Demonstrate greater technical achievement on their instrument.
2. Articulate musical phrases with greater clarity.
3. Perform with higher standards of intonation.
4. Demonstrate a more sophisticated comprehension of dynamics, phrasing, musical expression,
    and nuance.
5. Demonstrate greater skill in sight-reading.
6. Perform a more extensive repertoire.

Topics and Scope
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Music rehearsal is a fully-integrated experience that encompasses both lecture and lab activities.
 
I.     Development/Refinement of Characteristic Tone and Effective Breathing Techniques for
       Wind Instruments
II.    Sight-Reading of College-Level Literature for Symphonic Band
III.   Rehearsal and Public Performance of Classic and Contemporary Works for Symphonic
       Band
IV.   Study of Particular Technical Challenges Specific to the Literature Studied
V.    Wind Instrument Articulation Techniques Specific to the Literature Studied
VI.   Special Challenges in Intonation and Blend in the Performance of the Literature Studied
VII.  The Components of Musical Expression, such as Phrasing, Dynamic Contrast, and Nuance
VIII. Differences in Musical Style Specific to the Literature Studied
IX.   Critical Analysis and Comparison of the Different Artistic Goals Specific to the Literature
       Studied
X.    Performance Etiquette and Proper Performance Attire
 
Students repeating Symphonic Band will perform new literature each semester, building on both their skill level and knowledge of the repertoire.

Assignments:
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Rehearsal (lecture/lab) Assignments:
    1. Prepare assigned works for public performance in concert
    2. Outside practice of their instrument (ungraded)
 
Out-of-Class (lab) Assignments:
    1. Participation in additional rehearsals, when called
    2. Participation in concerts, tours, and other field trips as scheduled
    3. Final exam will be a public concert
 
Repeating students will be held to higher standards of performance with each repetition.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
75 - 90%
In-class rehearsals, public concerts
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance at and participation in rehearsals and concerts


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor selected music.

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