SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:19:37 AMMUSCP 33C Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 33CTitle:  ORCHESTRA 3  
Full Title:  Orchestra 3
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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The SRJC Orchestra is dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the contemporary era. Designed for musicians who are able to perform at the college level on an orchestral instrument with proper characteristic tone and control of dynamic range and intonation. The emphasis of MUSCP 33C is on achieving a higher artistic standard. The Orchestra performs at least two concerts each semester.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MUSCP 33B


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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The SRJC Orchestra is dedicated to the study, rehearsal, and performance of orchestral literature from the Baroque to the contemporary era. Designed for musicians who are able to perform at the college level on an orchestral instrument with proper characteristic tone and control of dynamic range and intonation. The emphasis of MUSCP 33C is on achieving a higher artistic standard. The Orchestra performs at least two concerts each semester.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MUSCP 33B
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:By Audition
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 orchestra 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 literature for orchestra with proper
    characteristic tone, endurance, and control of intonation and dynamic range.
2. Demonstrate technical proficiency and proper interpretation of musical elements with
    emphasis on increasing dexterity and control of articulation.
3. Read and accurately interpret the symbols of music notation to achieve desired effects on their
    respective instruments.
4. Sight read college-level orchestral literature with increased accuracy, including attention to
    dynamics and articulation.
5. Interpret unwritten phrasings through analysis of musical elements and what they imply.
6. Perform effectively with an ensemble in a public setting.
7. Evaluate and critically analyze their musical performance for future improvement.
 
Students repeating Orchestra 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.     Advanced technical study including increased range, increased agility, control of
       articulation, and control of intonation in extremes of register
II.    Rehearsal and public performance of a variety of works for orchestra
III.   Sight-reading of college-level literature for orchestra
IV.   Study and execution of particular technical challenges specific to the literature studied
       (tempo, dynamics, intonation, blend, ornamentation, etc.)
V.    Sectional rehearsals for each of the four sections of the orchestra: string, woodwind, brass,
       and percussion
VI.   String instrument techniques specific to the literature studied
VII.  Wind instrument techniques specific to the literature studied
VIII. Percussion techniques specific to the literature studied
IX.   Phrasing and interpretation beyond the written instructions based on note grouping, melodic
       direction, and the juxtaposition of tension/repose
X.    Developing effective practice habits
XI.   Differences in musical style specific to the literature studied
XII.  Critical analysis and comparison of the artistic goals specific to the literature studied
XIII. The roles of the soloist and the ensemble player: collaboration with a soloist when
       scheduled
XIV. Stage deportment, performance etiquette, and proper performance attire
 
Students repeating Orchestra will perform new literature each semester, enhancing both their skill level and their 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 and participation at rehearsals and concerts


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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