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University Orchestra
UNIV ORCH
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 340 CREDITS:  1 - 2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An ensemble experience designed to provide a challenging experience for string students who possess basic technique while focusing on the improvement of fundamental orchestral playing skills. Presentation of an evening concert each semester. Also combines with the Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs biennially for the presentation of Handel’s “Messiah.”
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Basic orchestral skills
String Orchestra literature
Concert preparation
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to provide string student musicians with basic playing skills a string orchestra experience and exposure to string orchestra music literature. Emphasis is placed on developing orchestral playing skills in preparation for participation in ensembles such as the Symphony Orchestra.
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance at all rehearsals and performances is a basic requirement. Adequate outside class personal practice as required to play individual parts.
PREREQUISITES: Basic playing skills.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004