SRJC Course Outlines

7/18/2024 7:13:35 PMMUSCP 35.2 Course Outline as of Spring 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 35.2Title:  PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE  
Full Title:  Percussion Ensemble
Last Reviewed:5/19/2008

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MUS 35.2

Catalog Description:
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This course is a rehearsal laboratory dedicated to the study of literature for percussion ensemble. Designed to afford experienced percussionists opportunities for repertoire exploration, sight reading, and performance.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is a rehearsal laboratory dedicated to the study of literature for percussion ensemble. Designed to afford experienced percussionists opportunities for repertoire exploration, sight reading, and performance.  
(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.  Rehearse and perform college-level literature for percussion ensemble.
2.  Demonstrate technical proficiency and proper interpretation of
     musical elements.
3.  Read and accurately interpret the symbols of music notation to
     achieve desired effects on their respective instruments.
4.  Sight read with accuracy, and expressiveness.
5.  Evaluate their own performance, the performance of others, and
     the relative merits of various compositions from different eras.
6.  Give and take constructive criticism with ensemble peers, and
     accept constructive criticism from a conductor.
7.  Demonstrate effective practice habits.
Students repeating Percussion Ensemble will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate greater technical achievement on their instrument.
2.  Articulate musical phrases with greater clarity.
3.  Demonstrate a more sophisticated comprehension of dynamics,
     phrasing, musical expression, and nuance.
4.  Demonstrate greater skill in sight-reading.  

Topics and Scope
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I.  Rehearsal and performance of a variety of works for percussion ensemble.
II.  Sight-reading of college-level literature for percussion ensemble.
III.  Study and execution of particular technical challenges specific to the literature studied.
IV.  Percussion instrument techniques specific to the literature studied.
V.  The components of musical expression and interpretation, such as phrasing, dynamic contrast, and nuance.
VI.  Developing effective practice habits.
VII.  Differences in musical style specific to the literature studied.
VIII.  Critical analysis and comparison of the artistic goals specific to the literature studied.
IX.  Students repeating Percussion Ensemble will perform new literature each
    semester, enhancing both their skill level and knowledge of the repertoire.  

Assignments:
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1. In-class sight reading, rehearsal, and performance of designated works for percussion ensemble.
2. Scales, warm-ups, and other technical exercises for the development of percussion technique.
3. Occasional outside performances, when scheduled.
4. 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%
Class performances, 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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