Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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MUIVI 310    Voice Class    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be able to match pitch.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the development of the individual singer's voice. Basic vocal techniques of breathing and mouth position are practiced. Solo repertoire is learned and performed in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10650 
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MW        03:55PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    13398 Textbook
TTh       06:25PM-06:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 311    Voice Class    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the continued development of the individual singer's voice. Topics include the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and techniques of breathing and vowel formation. Solos are learned and performed in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10654 
Textbook
MW        03:55PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10658 Textbook
TTh       06:25PM-06:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 320    Voice Class, Intermediate    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the continued development of the individual's voice. The course offers solo singers the opportunity to further develop the concepts begun in the first and second semesters of vocal study. Solos are learned and performed in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10778 
Textbook
MW        03:55PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10782 Textbook
TTh       06:25PM-06:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 321    Voice Class, Intermediate    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the practical application of bel canto technique with emphasis on English and Italian diction and literature. The course offers solo singers the opportunity to further develop the concepts begun in the first three semesters of vocal study. Performance in class is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10786 
Textbook
MW        03:55PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10790 Textbook
TTh       06:25PM-06:50PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 340    Beginning Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students interested in piano as a medium of expression and enjoyment, and for prospective nursery, kindergarten and elementary teachers. It is required for music majors who do not demonstrate equivalent piano proficiency.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC S.Rink               ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10670 
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MW        11:25AM-11:50AM LAB S.Rink               ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    14352 Textbook
MW        09:55AM-10:25AM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC K.Keene              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    14356 Textbook
TTh       09:55AM-10:20AM LAB K.Keene              ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    14360 Textbook
F         10:50AM-11:55AM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
Th        12:15PM-01:55PM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10666 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-02:50PM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10662 Textbook
MW        03:55PM-04:20PM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513      


MUIVI 341    Beginning Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better; MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better, or the ability to sight read an eight measure composition with a single line in each hand and the ability to play I-IV-I-V7-I in 5 major keys (C,G,F,D,A major)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of MUIVI 340 and is designed for students interested in piano as a medium of expression and enjoyment, and for prospective nursery, kindergarten and elementary teachers. It is required for music majors who do not demonstrate equivalent piano proficiency.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10678 
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MW        12:50PM-01:20PM LAB H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513      


MUIVI 350    Intermediate Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 341 with a grade of "C" or better, or the ability to play major scales (one octave, hands together C, D, F, D, A, and E-major) and the ability to play a simple melody with basic choral accompaniment in a major or minor key.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course expands on the piano playing foundations of MUIVI 341 and includes further study of the harmonization of melodies, major and minor scales, and repertoire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10682 
Textbook
MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513      


MUIVI 351    Intermediate Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 350 with a grade of "C" or better, or the ability to play all major scales, hands together, two octaves and harmonic minor in A, E, B, F, D, and G.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the second year of piano study. It is a continuation of MUIVI 350. The course includes the further development of insight into music as an artistic means of communication through the study of scales, chords, melodic harmonization and repertoire. The course also serves to develop the fundamental skills for the non-keyboard music major.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513    14366 
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MW        02:20PM-02:50PM LAB H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513      


MUIVI 385    Jazz Styles and Improvisation    2 Units

Prerequisite: Ability to play a melodic instrument or ability to sight sing; ability to read music in a clef.
Advisory: MUFHL 400
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study of instrumental and vocal applications of jazz improvisation. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    14370 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 386    Jazz Styles and Improvisation    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 385 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 420
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study of advanced instrumental and vocal applications of jazz improvisation. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    14374 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 400    Beginning Jazz Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 400, MUFHL 420, and MUIVI 385
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of jazz piano. Topics include blues, left-hand voicings, two-hand voicings, and scale theory applications to the keyboard. This course requires at least five hours per week outside preparation. This course may be take two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    14378 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 401    Intermediate Jazz Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 420
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course covers intermediate studies in jazz piano. Topics include arranging jazz harmonies at the keyboard using techniques such as: three- and four-note rootless voicings, five-note mixed-modal voicings, "drop 2," Red Garland voicings, and the "So What" chord . This course requires at least five hours per week outside preparation. This course may be taken two times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    14382 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 420    Applied Music    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, 411, 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC
Description: This is the first course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance and jazz music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31529 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Zucker              TBA TBA                 31529 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31530 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31531 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31531 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31533 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31533 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31534 Textbook


MUIVI 421    Applied Music II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, 411, 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC
Description: This is the second course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance and jazz music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31535 
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TBA       TBA             LEC I.Veligan             TBA TBA                 31535 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31537 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31537 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31538 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31538 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31539 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31578 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31578 Textbook


MUIVI 422    Applied Music III    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 420 and 421 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 330, 340, 350, or 360; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, or 411.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC
Description: This is the third course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31540 
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TBA       TBA             LEC D.Kennedy             TBA TBA                 31540 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31541 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Derthick            TBA TBA                 31541 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31542 Textbook


MUIVI 423    Applied Music IV    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 420, 421, and 422 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 330, 340, 350, or 360; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, or 411.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC
Description: This is the final course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31543 
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TBA       TBA             LEC M.Grasso              TBA TBA                 31543 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31544 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31545 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Scott               TBA TBA                 31545 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31546 Textbook


MUIVI 425    Applied Music - Jazz I    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 320 or 400. Also enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, or 410; OR enrolled in 2 units from: MUFHL 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC
Description: This is the third course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes seven hours of individualized instrumental or vocal instruction with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all jazz studies majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance jazz ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31547 
Textbook


MUIVI 426    Applied Music - Jazz II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 320 or 400. Also enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, or 410; OR enrolled in 2 units from: MUFHL 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC
Description: This is the final course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes seven hours of individualized instrumental or vocal instruction with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all jazz studies majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance jazz ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31548 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31548 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31549 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 31549 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 31550 Textbook


MUIVI 440    Brass Instruction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: The ability to play a brass instrument is needed to be successful in this course
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides specialized instruction in aspects of applied literature and performance on a brass instrument. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                 17408 
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TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   


MUIVI 442    String Instruction    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides specialized instruction, including aspects of applied literature and performance, on a string instrument. It may be taken four times for credit using different music.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Thompson            TBA TBA                 31576 
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TBA       TBA             LEC G.Lopes               TBA TBA                 31576 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Thompson            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Lopes               TBA TBA                   

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011