Fall 2015 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 up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10258 
Textbook
W         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online            


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 up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11652 
Textbook
W         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson           ARC MAIN Online            


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 encompassing a wide variety of music in the jazz style. Public performances and field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10261 
Textbook
TTh       01:55PM-02:45PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            


MUP 321    Advanced Jazz Band    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of 8 units of MUP 320 with a grade of "C" or better
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 performances, recording sessions, and field trips may be required. This course may be taken four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11564 
Textbook
TTh       01:55PM-02:45PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            


MUP 323    Latin Jazz Ensemble    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 study and performance of Latin jazz repertoire encompassing a wide variety of Latin American and Afro-Cuban jazz styles. Public performance and field trips are required. This course may be taken up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       12:00PM-12:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    12697 
Textbook
TTh       12:25PM-01:15PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            


MUP 324    Advanced Latin Jazz Ensemble    1-2 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of 8 units of MUP 323 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is the further study and performance of Latin jazz repertoire encompassing a wide variety of Latin American and Afro-Cuban jazz styles. Public performance and field trips are required. This course may be taken up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       12:00PM-12:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    12698 
Textbook
TTh       12:25PM-01:15PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            


MUP 327    Chamber Jazz Ensemble    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: 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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11104 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11104 Textbook
TTh       03:25PM-04:15PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TTh       03:25PM-04:15PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            


MUP 328    Advanced Chamber Jazz Ensemble    2 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of 8 units of MUP 327 with a grade of "C" or better
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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11106 
Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11106 Textbook
TTh       03:25PM-04:15PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TTh       03:25PM-04:15PM LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            


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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         04:30PM-05:20PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11245 
Textbook
M         05:30PM-06:35PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         04:30PM-06:20PM 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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         04:30PM-05:20PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11653 
Textbook
M         05:30PM-06:35PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         04:30PM-06:20PM 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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10264 
Textbook
T         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN Online            


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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11654 
Textbook
T         08:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN Online            


MUP 350    Concert Choir I    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 may be required. This course may be taken up to four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10267 
Textbook
T         11:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
Th        10:00AM-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 15 and 16.


MUP 352    Advanced Concert Choir    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides continued 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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10326 
Textbook
T         11:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
Th        10:00AM-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 15 and 16.


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. Audition required. Public performances, festivals, and field trips may be required. This course may be taken up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:00AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10327 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
F         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
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 15 and 16.


MUP 361    Advanced Chamber Singers    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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:00AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10272 
Textbook
MW        11:00AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
F         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547      
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 15 and 16.


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

Course Family:
Musical Performance and Technical Production
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 theater production presented before the campus and community. A different production will be presented each semester the course is offered. Not open to students who are taking TA 466 for the same production.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10325 Textbook
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10325 Textbook
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10325 Textbook
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre               TBA TBA                 10325 Textbook
This class is offered for 0.5 - 2 Units.
Participation in this group will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8433. Audition required.

Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10325 Textbook
This class is offered for 0.5 - 2 Units.
Participation in this group will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8433. Audition required.

Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Shearer             TBA TBA                 10325 Textbook
This class is offered for 0.5 - 2 Units.
Participation in this group will not conflict with other music groups. For further information, call 484-8433. Audition required.


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 up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10269 
Textbook
MF        01:30PM-02:40PM 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    10911 Textbook
M         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         11:20AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN 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 up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11428 
Textbook
MF        01:30PM-02:40PM 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    11429 Textbook
M         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
W         11:20AM-11:50AM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN Online            
Additional assignments to be accessed online through D2L.


MUP 420    Special Ensemble Participation    1-2 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 field trips are required. This course may be taken up to four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                 11677 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Rm. 548. 4.3 hours per week TBA
Field trip(s) are required. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Hamre               TBA TBA                 11678 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre               TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Rm. 548. 4.3 hours per week TBA
Field trip(s) are required. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hughes              TBA TBA                 11679 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hughes              TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Rm. 547. 4.3 hours per week TBA
Field trip(s) are required. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 11680 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Rm. 548. 4.3 hours per week TBA
Field trip(s) are required. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson            TBA TBA                 11681 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson            TBA TBA                   
This class meets in Rm. 548. 4.3 hours per week TBA
Field trip(s) are required. Students who qualify due to a lack of sufficient funds may request the field trip fee be waived.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015