SRJC Course Outlines

2/27/2024 7:55:12 PMMUSCP 31A Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 31ATitle:  WIND SYMPHONY  
Full Title:  Wind Symphony
Last Reviewed:4/28/2008

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:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary wind ensemble literature with emphasis on sight-reading and preparation for public performance. Designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument. Students should complete four semesters of each component (A-B-C-D) before enrolling in the next component.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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Rehearsal and performance of classical and contemporary wind ensemble literature with emphasis on sight-reading and preparation for public performance. Designed for experienced musicians who are able to perform at college level on a wind or percussion instrument. Students should complete four semesters of each component (A-B-C-D) before enrolling in the next component.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:By Audition
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Accurately interpret and perform college-level classic and contemporary
    wind ensemble literature.
2. Demonstrate technical proficiency in the performance of selected literature.
3. Sight read college-level wind ensemble literature on a wind or percussion instrument.
4. Evaluate and critically analyze their musical performance for future improvement.
Students repeating Wind Symphony 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.  

Topics and Scope
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I. Sight-reading of college-level literature for wind ensemble.
II. Rehearsal and public performance of classic and contemporary works for
    wind ensemble.
III. Study of particular technical challenges specific to the literature studied.
IV. Wind instrument articulation techniques specific to the literature studied.
V. Special challenges in intonation and blend in the performance of the literature studied.
VI. The components of musical expression, such as phrasing, dynamic
     contrast, and nuance.
VII. Differences in musical style specific to the literature studied.
VIII. Critical analysis and comparison of the different artistic goals
      specific to the literature studied.
IX.  Performance etiquette and proper performance attire.
X. Students repeating Wind Symphony will perform new literature each semester,
     building on both their skill level and knowledge of the repertoire.  

Assignments:
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1.  In-class rehearsal and preparation of designated works.
2.  Attendance at sectional rehearsals when scheduled.
3.  A minimum of one hour of outside practice per week is required for each hour of rehearsal.
4.  Final exam will be a public concert.
5.  Students repeating Wind Symphony 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%
Class performances, 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 and participation at rehearsals and concerts


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Original works for band by classic and contemporary composers.
Instructor prepared materials.  

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