Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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MUIVI 310    Voice Class I    2 Units

Course Family:
Traditional Voice Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUFHL 321
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study of solo singing. Topics include basic vocal technique, breathing, mouth position, and solo repertoire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 51210188Textbook
MW03:50PM-04:20PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 512
TTh05:30PM-06:20PMLECC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 51211624Textbook
TTh06:20PM-06:50PMLABC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 512

MUIVI 311    Voice Class II    2 Units

Course Family:
Traditional Voice Fundamentals
Prerequisite: MUIVI 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 321
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continued study of solo singing. Topics include vocal technique, breathing, mouth positions and vowel formation, the International Phonetic Alphabet, and solo repertoire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 51210190Textbook
MW03:50PM-04:20PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 512
TTh05:30PM-06:20PMLECC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 51211626Textbook
TTh06:20PM-06:50PMLABC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 512

MUIVI 320    Voice Class III    2 Units

Course Family:
Traditional Voice Technique and Repertoire
Prerequisite: MUIVI 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 321
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continued study of solo singing. Topics include tone placement, register balance, vocal health, and solo repertoire.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 51210234Textbook
MW03:50PM-04:20PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 512
TTh05:30PM-06:20PMLECC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 51211628Textbook
TTh06:20PM-06:50PMLABC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 512

MUIVI 321    Voice Class IV    2 Units

Course Family:
Traditional Voice Technique and Repertoire
Prerequisite: MUIVI 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 321
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the continued study of solo singing. Topics include bel canto technique, Italian and German solo repertoire, tone placement, register balance, and vocal health.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 51210236Textbook
MW03:50PM-04:20PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 512
TTh05:30PM-06:20PMLECC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 51211630Textbook
TTh06:20PM-06:50PMLABC.FagioloARC MAIN FineArts 512

MUIVI 340    Beginning Piano    2 Units

Course Family:
Traditional Piano Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces piano/keyboard skills. Beginning concepts of music theory, music notation, and harmonizing simple melodies are presented. This course is open to all students and is recommended for music majors who do not demonstrate equivalent piano proficiency.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 51310196Textbook
MW09:50AM-10:20AMLABS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 513
MW12:00PM-12:50PMLECH.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN FineArts 51313342Textbook
MW12:50PM-01:20PMLABH.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN FineArts 513
TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECK.KeeneARC MAIN FineArts 51311006Textbook
TTh09:50AM-10:15AMLABK.KeeneARC MAIN FineArts 513
Th12:15PM-02:05PMLECR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 51310194Textbook
Th02:15PM-03:05PMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 513
MW03:00PM-03:50PMLECR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 51310192Textbook
MW03:50PM-04:20PMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 513

MUIVI 341    Piano II    2 Units

Course Family:
Traditional Piano Fundamentals
Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This continuation of MUIVI 340 is designed for students interested in piano as a medium of expression and enjoyment, as well as for prospective preschool, kindergarten and elementary-school teachers. This course covers major and minor scales and chords, bass styles, chromatic scales, and literature with greater rhythmic and harmonic complexity. It is the second semester of a four-semester sequence for music majors who need to demonstrate piano proficiency.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECH.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN FineArts 51310198Textbook
MW02:20PM-02:50PMLABH.VanRegenmorterARC MAIN FineArts 513

MUIVI 385    Jazz Styles and Improvisation    2 Units

Course Family:
Jazz Instrumental
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MUFHL 400
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Ability to play a melodic instrument or ability to sight sing; ability to read music in the treble or bass clef.
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. It includes analysis and composition and is required for jazz studies majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:00PM-06:50PMLECM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 51311009Textbook
TBATBALABM.RobinsonARC 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

Course Family:
Jazz Instrumental
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. It includes analysis and is a continuation of the concepts covered in MUIVI 385.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

Th05:00PM-06:50PMLECM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 51311011Textbook
TBATBALABM.RobinsonARC 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

Course Family:
Jazz Piano
Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 400, MUFHL 420, or MUIVI 385
Course Transferable to UC/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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T05:00PM-06:50PMLECK.SturgisARC MAIN FineArts 52611013Textbook
TBATBALABK.SturgisARC 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

Course Family:
Jazz Piano
Prerequisite: MUIVI 400 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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

T05:00PM-06:50PMLECK.SturgisARC MAIN FineArts 52611015Textbook
TBATBALABK.SturgisARC 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

Course Family:
Traditional Applied Music Fundamentals
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Enrolled in one of the following: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in one of the following: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, 411, 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
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 one-on-one or small group instrumental, composition, or vocal instruction seven hours per semester. It also includes seven hours per semester of solo performance, recital attendance, masterclasses, and a final juried performance. It also includes one and one-half hours monitored practice time per week. 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. (C-ID MUS 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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MUIVI 421    Applied Music II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Traditional Applied Music Fundamentals
Prerequisite: MUIVI 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in one of the following: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in one of the following: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, 411, 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
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 one-on-one or small group instrumental, composition, or vocal instruction seven hours per semester. It also includes seven hours per semester of solo performance, recital attendance, masterclasses, and a final juried performance. It also includes one and one-half hours monitored practice time per week. 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. (C-ID MUS 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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MUIVI 422    Applied Music III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Traditional Applied Music Technique and Repertoire
Prerequisite: MUIVI 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in one of the following: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in one of the following: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, or 411
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
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 one-on-one or small group instrumental, composition, or vocal instruction seven hours per semester. It also includes seven hours per semester of solo performance, recital attendance, masterclasses, and a final juried performance. It also includes one and one-half hours monitored practice time per week. 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. (C-ID MUS 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA

MUIVI 423    Applied Music IV    1 Unit

Course Family:
Traditional Applied Music Technique and Repertoire
Prerequisite: MUIVI 422 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in one of the following: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in one of the following: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, or 411
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
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 one-on-one or small group instrumental, composition, or vocal instruction seven hours per semester. It also includes seven hours per semester of solo performance, recital attendance, masterclasses, and a final juried performance. It also includes one and one-half hours monitored practice time per week. 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. (C-ID MUS 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECTBA TBA TBA13559Textbook
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TBATBALECTBA TBA TBA13561Textbook
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MUIVI 425    Applied Music - Jazz I    1 Unit

Course Family:
Jazz Applied Music
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 ; 33 hours LAB
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. (C-ID MUS 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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MUIVI 426    Applied Music - Jazz II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Jazz Applied Music
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 ; 33 hours LAB
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. (C-ID MUS 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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MUIVI 495    Independent Studies in Music Instrumental/Voice Instruction    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017