Fullerton College

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2013-2014 Catalog

MUS 276 F - Jazz Band (1 Unit)
Prerequisite: Audition. Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 274 F.
54 hours lecture and 22.5 hours lab per term. Rehearsal, recording, andconcert performance of standard and current jazz fusion music. Studentcompositions and arrangements encouraged. Open to all students byaudition. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC) (DegreeCredit)Course Descriptions fullerton college — 2013-2014MUS 269 F Alternative Jazz Lab Ensemble 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.18 hours lecture and 36 hours lab per term. The combination of lecture/demonstrations with student performances are used to increase understandingand appreciation of many musical genres including Fusion, Latin,Rock, Pop, Salsa, Indian, and Afro-Cuban music and their relationshipto modern American composition. Ability to play suitable instrumentsis required. Previous band, jazz ensemble, or orchestra experience andimprovisational skills are desirable. Open to all students by audition.Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit)MUS 270 F Electronic Music Ensemble 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.18 hours lecture and 36 hours lab per term. This course allows students tolearn to play collaborative works suitable for electronic music and synthesizertechniques. Develop interactive playing techniques with AbletonLive, Tactile controllers and electronically-modified acoustic instruments torealize avant-garde, techno-pop and dance music as well as improvisedpieces with multi-media content. Course may be taken four times forcredit. (Degree Credit)MUS 271 F Fullerton College Symphony 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.54 hours lecture and 22.5 hours lab per term. Rehearsal and performanceof standard orchestral literature. Performances on Campus andin surrounding communities. Open to all residents of the North OrangeCounty Community College District by audition. Course may be takenfour times for credit. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GEMUS 273 F Concert Band 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.18 hours lecture and 36 hours lab per term. This course will rehearseand perform standard band literature. Public performances will be held atvarious locations. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC)(Degree Credit) AA GEMUS 274 F Fullerton College Symphonic Winds 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.18 hours lecture, 36 hours lab and 18 hours arranged in rehearsals,recordings, and concerts per term. This course will include rehearsals andperformance of standard band literature. The performances will take placeon campus and in the community. Course may be taken four times forcredit. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GEMUS 275 F Brass Choir (Bravo Brass) 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.18 hours lecture and 36 hours lab per term. Rehearsal and performanceof standard brass literature. Includes American popular and jazz music anda variety of ensemble combinations including voice. Open to all residentsof the North Orange County Community College District by audition.Course may be taken four times for credit. (Not currently being offered —if interested, contact Division Office.) (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit)MUS 276 F Jazz Band 1 UnitPrerequisite: Audition.Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in MUS 274 F.

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