Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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MUP 310    Orchestra    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to play an orchestral instrument.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study and performance of orchestral repertoire. It is open to those who play an orchestral instrument. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10674 
Textbook
W         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson            TBA TBA                   


MUP 311    Advanced Orchestra    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or an audition.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continuing study and performance of orchestral repertoire. Additional topics include experience in conducting, rehearsal techniques, and section leading. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    15388 
Textbook
W         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson            TBA TBA                   


MUP 320    Jazz Band    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to play at least one instrument commonly used in jazz ensemble; audition required.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study and performance of jazz band repertoire performing a wide variety of music in the jazz style. Public performance and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-12:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    13582 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.

TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10680 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.


MUP 321    Advanced Jazz Band    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 320 (8 units)
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to play at least one instrument commonly used in jazz ensemble; audition required.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continuing study and performance of jazz band repertoire and techniques. Additional topics include improvising, conducting, rehearsal technique and section leading. Public performance, recording sessions, and field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-12:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    15028 
Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-01:20PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.

TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    15030 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.


MUP 327    Chamber Jazz Ensemble    2 Units

Prerequisite: Ability to play at least one instrument commonly found in a jazz ensemble; audition required.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines and evaluates techniques of chamber jazz group organization, jazz arranging, and jazz improvisation. Chamber jazz recording techniques are analyzed focusing on studio etiquette, microphone setup, headphone mix, and playback critique. Public performance and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    13274 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:20PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.


MUP 328    Advanced Chamber Jazz Ensemble    2 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of 8 units of MUP 327 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines and evaluates advanced techniques of chamber jazz ensemble organization. Ensemble members select music, formulate rehearsal strategy, conduct rehearsals, and set up and evaluate group performances. Public performances and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    13278 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:20PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.


MUP 330    Concert Band    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to play a concert band instrument.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study and performance of concert band repertoire. It is open to those who play a concert band instrument. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        04:30PM-04:55PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    13786 
Textbook
MW        05:05PM-06:25PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      


MUP 331    Advanced Concert Band    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 330 (Concert Band) with a grade of "C" or better; or audition.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continuing study and performance of concert band literature. Additional topics include experience in conducting, rehearsal technique, and section leading. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        04:30PM-04:55PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    15390 
Textbook
MW        05:05PM-06:25PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      


MUP 340    Symphonic Band    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to play a symphonic band instrument.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study and performance of symphonic band repertoire. It is open to those who play a symphonic band instrument. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10692 
Textbook
T         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre               TBA TBA                   


MUP 341    Advanced Symphonic Band    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 340 (Symphonic Band) with a grade of "C" or better; or audition.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continuing study and performance of advanced symphonic band literature. Additional topics include experience in conducting, rehearsal technique, and section leading. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    15392 
Textbook
T         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre               TBA TBA                   


MUP 350    College Choir    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to match pitch and produce a good tone demonstrated in the initial assessment
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study and performance of choir literature including classical works, contemporary pieces, and music of many diverse cultures. Public performances, festivals, and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:50AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10698 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
NOTE: Students must be able to match pitch within a 4-part mixed chorale in order to participate in this ensemble. Our concerts usually occur on Tuesday evenings (one in November and one in December.) The required choir retreat occurs on September 19 and 20.


MUP 352    Advanced Concert Choir    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: 8 units of MUP 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to match pitch and produce a good tone demonstrated in the initial assessment
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study and performance of advanced choir literature including classical works, contemporary pieces, and music of many diverse cultures. Advanced ensemble members may conduct pieces and lead sectionals. Public performances, festivals, and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:50AM-10:20AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10840 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
NOTE: Students must be able to match pitch within a 4-part mixed chorale in order to participate in this ensemble. Our concerts usually occur on Tuesday evenings (one in November and one in December.) The required choir retreat occurs on September 19 and 20.


MUP 360    Chamber Singers    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Audition required. Auditions generally occur the first week of class. The audition includes sight singing, the preparation of a short musical excerpt, and an aural skills assessment.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an advanced choral ensemble of limited size performing a wide variety of music-classical, world music, folksong arrangements, and contemporary compositions. Public performances, festivals, and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-10:55AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10842 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
F         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes              TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Students must successfully audition in the first week of the semester to participate in this ensemble. Our concerts usually occur on Tuesday evenings (one in November and one in December.) The required choir retreat occurs on September 19 and 20.


MUP 361    Advanced Chamber Singers    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: 8 units of MUP 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition required. Auditions generally occur the first week of class. The audition includes sight singing, the preparation of a short musical excerpt, and an aural skills assessment.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an advanced choral ensemble of limited size performing a wide variety of music-classical, world music, folksong arrangements, and contemporary compositions. Advanced ensemble members may conduct pieces and lead sectionals. Public performances, festivals, and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-10:55AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10708 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
F         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes              TBA TBA                   
NOTE: Students must successfully audition in the first week of the semester to participate in this ensemble. Our concerts usually occur on Tuesday evenings (one in November and one in December.) The required choir retreat occurs on September 19 and 20.


MUP 370    Rehearsal and Performance - Musical Ensemble    .5-3 Units

Same As: TA 466
Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the development of a musical theatre production presented before the campus and community. A different production will be presented each semester the course is offered. May be taken four times for credit up to a maximum of twelve units. Not open to students who are taking TA 466 for the same production.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10838 
Textbook
Participation in this group will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8023.

Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10838 Textbook
Participation in this group will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8023.

Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10838 Textbook
Participation in this group will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8023.


MUP 400    Vocal Jazz Ensemble    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Audition is required. The audition will include sight singing, aural skills, improvisation and the preparation of a short musical excerpt.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a vocal jazz ensemble of limited size performing a wide variety of music in the jazz style. Public performance, festival and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10702 
Textbook
MF        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         02:20PM-02:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      



W         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    12718 Textbook
M         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         11:25AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
This class section has 1.3 hours TBA per week online. Additional assignments to be accessed online through D2L.


MUP 401    Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Audition is required. The audition will include sight singing, aural skills, improvisation and the preparation of a short musical excerpt.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continuing study of vocal jazz ensemble repertoire and techniques. Additional topics include experiences in scat singing, conducting, rehearsal technique and section leading. Public performance, festivals, recording sessions and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    14512 
Textbook
MF        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         02:20PM-02:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      



W         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    14514 Textbook
M         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         11:25AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
This class section has 1.3 hours TBA per week online. Additional assignments to be accessed online through D2L.


MUP 420    Special Ensemble Participation    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is open to all students who sing or play musical instruments. Studies are designed for instrumental and vocal groups of various combinations. Students may explore chamber music, large ensemble, or solo repertoire. Public performances and/or field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                 15506 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class also meets 1:30 - 3:00 PM in Room 547 on Fridays 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, and 12/2.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Hamre               TBA TBA                 15508 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes              TBA TBA                 15510 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hughes              TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 15512 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson            TBA TBA                 15516 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson            TBA TBA                   

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011