Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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MUSC 161 - Series-Small Ensembles

(R only)

The study and performance of the literature for various small groups. Students may choose to perform in one or more of the following: MUSC 161C Jazz Ensemble MUSC 161D World Ensemble Open to all students by consent of department. May be repeated. Three hours each week.

1 semester hour

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

  • Accurately follow the conducting pattern of the director, staying synchronized with the ensemble and responding to musical cues effectively.
  • Develop proficient sight-reading abilities on their instrument, enhancing fluency in interpreting musical notation.
  • Demonstrate musicianship skills encompassing chamber music playing, phrasing, dynamics, articulation, tone, pitch, rhythm, and improvisation.
  • Perform publicly with a polished and professional performance.
  • Perform works composed and/or arranged for jazz, western, or other music genres with accuracy, fluency, and style (as specified by the specific ensemble subgroup).

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