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MUSI 2277

Chamber Choir

Designed to give students experience in small ensemble participation. This group performs a wide variety of a cappella music.

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MUSI 2247

Jazz Ensemble

Open to saxophonists, trombonists, trumpeters, percussionists, guitarists, bassists and pianists regardless of academic major. The ensemble involves study, rehearsal, and performance of selected literature of all styles and more specifically explores a variety of big-band, jazz, jazz-rock, Latin, funk and other styles of jazz music. The jazz ensemble works with a variety of soloists from vocalists to instrumentalists.

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MUSI 1172

University-Community Symphony Orchestra

Open to all students and members of the community who can play an appropriate orchestral instrument, space permitting. This course is designed to present the study and performance of orchestral literature appropriate to the ability of its members.

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MUSI 1169

Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is a group of wind and percussion students performing the highest quality literature for the wind band medium in order to develop individual aesthetic sensitivity and awareness. Emphasis is on the development of individual and ensemble musicianship and performance skills through the study of diverse and fine literature for wind instruments.

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MUSI 1168

Marching Band

Open to students who play a band instrument or have the necessary skills to participate in one of the auxiliary units such as flags, rifles, or twirlers.

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MUSI 1167

Collegiate Singers

A large mixed chorus open to all students. The Collegiates perform literature from the Renaissance to modern and popular styles. 

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MUSI 1141

Voice I-IV; 3341 Voice I-IV (last 4 semesters)

Open to students who have sufficient musical background and vocal quality to merit individual instruction. The principles of proper vocal production are stressed, with later emphasis upon solo repertoire in English, Italian, German, and French.

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MUSI 1139

Voice Class (first semester)

A study of the fundamentals of voice production: breathing, resonance, articulation, and style. 

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MUSC 1120

Music Appreciation

An introduction to Western music, the music of other cultures and styles of popular music. Students are encouraged to develop their own perspectives, talents, listening/critical skills, and appreciation for the musical interests of others. 

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MUSI 1107

Piano 3307 Upper-level Piano

One credit hour equals one half-hour private piano lesson per week. Two credit hours equal one one-hour private lesson per week. Students must consult with instructor for lesson placement during the first week of classes. 

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