SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 10:13:35 AMMUSCP 40.3 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 40.3Title:  APPLIED MUSIC: STRINGS  
Full Title:  Applied Music (Individual Instruction): Strings
Last Reviewed:4/8/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.50Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.50Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR5.50 Contact DHR96.25
 Contact Total6.50 Contact Total113.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 148.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Individual studio instruction in violin, viola, cello, or contrabass for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in Orchestra (MUSCP 33A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D) AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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Individual studio instruction in violin, viola, cello, or contrabass for the development of performance skills. Each week students will take a 30-minute individual lesson and complete five hours of on-campus practice. Each semester students will perform at least once in a Recital Hour and play a juried performance for a faculty committee as a final exam. Designed for Music majors who are able to perform at college level.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in Orchestra (MUSCP 33A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Band (MUSCP 32A, B, C, or D); OR Jazz Combos (MUSCP 42A, B, C, or D).
Recommended:Completion of or Concurrent Enrollment in Music Theory (MUSC 2A, B, C, or D) AND Musicianship (MUSC 3A, B, C, or D).
Limits on Enrollment:By Audition
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels

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 160 Applied Music SRJC Equivalent Course(s): MUSCP40.1 OR MUSCP40.2 OR MUSCP40.3 OR MUSCP40.4 OR
MUSCP40.5 OR MUSCP40.6 OR MUSCP40.7

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.  Rehearse, prepare, and perform standard repertoire for violin, viola, cello, or contrabass in a
    formal recital.

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate technical facility on a string instrument (scales, arpeggios, trills, etc.)
2. Analyze the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and formal structure of the
    compositions being studied.
3. Define and discuss the elements of music as they appear in the repertoire
     and explain how they determine style.
4. Evaluate various styles of music as they relate to performance.
5. Demonstrate proper performance practice, stage deportment, and recital preparation.
6. Plan, organize, and demonstrate integrated practice procedures.
7. Critically evaluate their own performance and the performances of others.
 
Students repeating this course 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. Perform more difficult repertoire.

Topics and Scope
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I. Individual Instruction Module (TBA Lab)
    A. Rehearsal and preparation of standard repertoire for strings.
    B. Technical exercises (scales, arpeggios, trills, etc.) appropriate to
          the individual student's level of ability.
    C. Etudes and/or other study pieces to improve technical and interpretive abilities.
    D. Memorization techniques for selected assigned compositions.
    E. The harmonic, rhythmic, and formal structure of the compositions being studied.
    F. Background information on the composers of assigned repertoire -
        how their compositions reflect the culture and style of a given era.
II. Recital Hour Module (Lecture)
    A. Stage deportment and recital preparation.
    B. Rehearsal and practice techniques.
    C. Coping with stage fright.
    D. Preparing for an audition.
    E. Objective evaluation and critique of musical performance.
    F. Student performances (each student must perform at least once per semester).
    G. Master class performances (when scheduling permits).
    H. Juried examination before a faculty committee at the end of each
        semester as a final examination.
    I.  Additional topics as appropriate relating to professional careers in music.
III. Practice Module (TBA Lab)
      Guided practice of materials and techniques presented in the previous modules.
 
(Students repeating this course will perform new music each semester, building on both their skill level and knowledge of the repertoire.)

Assignments:
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All course modules (lecture/lab):
1. Rehearse and prepare assigned repertoire for recital and juried performance
2. Memorization of selected repertoire may be required
3. Listening assignments as needed to enhance abilities of evaluation,
   critical judgment, and discrimination (ungraded)
 
Recital Hour (lecture):
4. Concert attendance report (2-3 pages) focusing on critical evaluation of
    a musical performance
5. Minimum of one class performance per semester during Recital Hour
6. Final juried performance
 
Practice Module (TBA lab):
7. Practice other etudes and/or study pieces as assigned
 
Students repeating this course 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
5 - 10%
Concert attendance report
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
70 - 80%
Class performances, Final juried performance
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 - 20%
Attendance and participation in lessons, Recital Hour, and practice lab


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Departmentally approved repertoire for violin, viola, cello, or contrabass.
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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