Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16

W07:00PM-07:50PMLECS.ThompsonARC MAIN FineArts 54810200Textbook
W08:00PM-10:05PMLABS.ThompsonARC MAIN FineArts 548
TBATBALABS.ThompsonARC 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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

W07:00PM-07:50PMLECS.Thompson TBA TBA11291Textbook
W08:00PM-10:05PMLABS.Thompson TBA TBA
TBATBALABS.ThompsonARC MAIN Online
This class meets in Room 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 11291, will receive 2 Units.

W07:00PM-07:50PMLECS.Thompson TBA TBA13227Textbook
W08:00PM-08:50PMLABS.Thompson TBA TBA
TBATBALABS.ThompsonARC MAIN Online
This class meets in Room 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 13227, will receive 1 Unit.


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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:30PM-01:55PMLECD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 54810203TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh01:55PM-02:45PMLABD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 548
TBATBALABD.EifertsenARC 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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:30PM-01:55PMLECD.Eifertsen TBA TBA10205TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh01:55PM-02:45PMLABD.Eifertsen TBA TBA
TBATBALABD.EifertsenARC MAIN Online
This class meets in Rm. 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 10205, will receive 2 Units.

TTh01:30PM-01:55PMLECD.Eifertsen TBA TBA13231TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh01:55PM-02:45PMLABD.Eifertsen TBA TBA
TBATBALABD.EifertsenARC MAIN Online
This class meets in Rm. 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 13231, will receive 1 Unit.


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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:25PMLECD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 54812045TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:25PM-01:15PMLABD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 548
TBATBALABD.EifertsenARC 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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-12:25PMLECD.Eifertsen TBA TBA12047TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:25PM-01:15PMLABD.Eifertsen TBA TBA
TBATBALABD.EifertsenARC MAIN Online
This class meets in Rm. 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 12047, will receive 2 Units.

TTh12:00PM-12:25PMLECD.Eifertsen TBA TBA13234TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:25PM-01:15PMLABD.Eifertsen TBA TBA
TBATBALABD.EifertsenARC MAIN Online
This class meets in Rm. 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 13234, will receive 1 Unit.


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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 54810790TextbookFree Digital Book
T03:00PM-03:50PMLECD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 54810790TextbookFree Digital Book
T04:00PM-04:50PMLABM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 548
T04:00PM-04:50PMLABD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 548
Th03:00PM-04:50PMLABM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 548
Th03:00PM-04:50PMLABD.EifertsenARC 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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

T03:00PM-03:50PMLECM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 54810792TextbookFree Digital Book
T03:00PM-03:50PMLECD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 54810792TextbookFree Digital Book
T04:00PM-04:50PMLABM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 548
T04:00PM-04:50PMLABD.EifertsenARC MAIN FineArts 548
Th03:00PM-04:50PMLABM.RobinsonARC MAIN FineArts 548
Th03:00PM-04:50PMLABD.EifertsenARC 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, Jan 13-May 16

M04:30PM-05:35PMLECS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 54810855Textbook
M05:45PM-06:35PMLABS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 548
W04:30PM-06:35PMLABS.HamreARC 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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

M04:30PM-05:35PMLECS.Hamre TBA TBA11341Textbook
M05:45PM-06:35PMLABS.Hamre TBA TBA
W04:30PM-06:35PMLABS.Hamre TBA TBA
This class meets in Rm. 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 11341, will receive 2 Units.

M04:30PM-05:35PMLECS.Hamre TBA TBA13229Textbook
TBATBALABS.Hamre TBA TBA
This class meets in Room 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 13229, will receive 1 Unit. LAB time is arranged by the instructor.


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, Jan 13-May 16

T06:00PM-06:50PMLECS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 54810206Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABS.HamreARC MAIN FineArts 548

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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

T06:00PM-06:50PMLECS.Hamre TBA TBA11296Textbook
T07:00PM-10:05PMLABS.Hamre TBA TBA
This class meets in Room 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 11296, will receive 2 Units.

T06:00PM-06:50PMLECS.Hamre TBA TBA13236Textbook
TBATBALABS.Hamre TBA TBA
This class meets in Room 548 Students enrolled in the above section, 13236, will receive 1 Unit. LAB time is arranged by the instructor.


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 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, Jan 13-May 16

T10:00AM-10:50AMLECR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 54710208Textbook
T11:00AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547
Th10:00AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547

MUP 352    Advanced Concert Choir    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUP 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

T10:00AM-10:50AMLECR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 54710250Textbook
T11:00AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547
Th10:00AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:00AMLECR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 54710251Textbook
MW11:00AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547
F10:30AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547

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 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. 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:00AMLECR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 54710213Textbook
MW11:00AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547
F10:30AM-11:50AMLABR.HughesARC MAIN FineArts 547

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, Jan 13-May 16

W01:30PM-02:20PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 54810210TextbookFree Digital Book
M01:30PM-02:50PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
W02:20PM-02:45PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
F01:45PM-02:50PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
W10:30AM-11:20AMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 54810647TextbookFree Digital Book
M10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
W11:20AM-11:45AMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
TBATBALABA.LapierreARC MAIN Online
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours through the
https://Canvas.losrios.edu. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 UC/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, Jan 13-May 16

W01:30PM-02:20PMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 54810957TextbookFree Digital Book
M01:30PM-02:50PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
W02:20PM-02:45PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
F01:45PM-02:50PMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548



W10:30AM-11:20AMLECA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 54810958TextbookFree Digital Book
M10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
W11:20AM-11:45AMLABA.LapierreARC MAIN FineArts 548
TBATBALABA.LapierreARC MAIN Online
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructors and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. A portion of classroom hours have been replaced by online hours through the
https://Canvas.losrios.edu. The online hours are less than 50% of the total required contact hours.
Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECR.Hughes TBA TBA11293Textbook
TBATBALABR.Hughes 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.

TBATBALECD.Eifertsen TBA TBA11294TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABD.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.

TBATBALECS.Thompson TBA TBA11295Textbook
TBATBALABS.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.

TBATBALECS.Hamre TBA TBA11292Textbook
TBATBALABS.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.


MUP 495    Independent Studies in Music Performance    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

TBATBALABD.Eifertsen TBA TBA12513Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2018