Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 166 - College Orchestra

(R only)

The study and performance of orchestral and choral works from the Baroque, Classic, Romantic, and contemporary music literature. Required of instrumental music majors who play orchestral instruments. Open to all by consent of department. May be repeated. Three hours each week. Formerly MU 171.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Play in an orchestra.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of orchestral techniques of playing.
  • Follow the score and stay with the conductor and group.
  • Audition for orchestras at transfer schools, or local orchestras.
  • Demonstrate improved music sight reading skills.
  • Demonstrate a concept of the teamwork involved in playing in an ensemble.
  • Play excerpts from major works in an audition setting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of score marking in rehearsal.
  • Identify some of the classical orchestral repertoire.

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