Fall 2016 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 20-Dec 15
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Thompson           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10240 
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 20-Dec 15
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Thompson            TBA TBA                 11523 
Textbook
W         08:00PM-08:50PM LAB S.Thompson            TBA TBA                   
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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10243 
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 20-Dec 15
TTh       01:30PM-01:55PM LEC D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                 11444 
Textbook
TTh       01:55PM-02:45PM LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN Online            
This class meets in Room 548.


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 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-12:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    12430 
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 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-12:25PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    12431 
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 20-Dec 15
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11022 
Textbook
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Griffith           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11022 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Griffith           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Griffith           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      


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 20-Dec 15
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11024 
Textbook
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC S.Griffith           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11024 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Griffith           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Eifertsen          ARC MAIN FineArts 548      
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB S.Griffith           ARC MAIN FineArts 548      


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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         04:30PM-05:20PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11154 
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 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 20-Dec 15
M         04:30PM-05:20PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11524 
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 up to four times for credit. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10246 
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 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 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11525 
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 B2; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 5A; IGETC Area 5B
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to match pitch and produce a good tone demonstrated in the audition
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. (C-ID MUS 180)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10249 
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 19 and 20.


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 20-Dec 15
T         10:00AM-10:50AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10306 
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 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. 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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:00AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10307 
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 19 and 20.


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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:00AM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 547    10254 
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 19 and 20.


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/Interview
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of musical theatre ensemble productions. A different production is presented each semester the course is offered. Students interested in singing/acting roles audition with the director. Students interested in instrumental positions audition with the musical director. Students interested in technical work interview with the technical director. Field trips may be required. A portion of this course may be offered in a TBA component of 27-162 hours which may include acting, singing, dancing, musical, or technical rehearsals and preparation. It is not open to students who have completed TA 466.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB T.Shearer            ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10305 Textbook
Fall Musical
MTh       07:00PM-10:05PM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10305 Textbook
Fall Musical
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 10305 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 20-Dec 15
W         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    10251 
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    10842 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 20-Dec 15
W         01:30PM-02:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 548    11322 
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    11323 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                 11545 
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                 11546 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                 11547 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                 11548 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                 11549 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 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016