|CLASS CODE:||MUSIC 348||CREDITS: 1 - 2|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Members of the ensemble are grouped into quartets as well as larger, choir-like, groupings. Music specifically written or transcribed for this ensemble type includes classical and jazz genres. Students are given information to help them become better saxophonists individually and as an ensemble. The group is non-auditioned and open to any saxophonist who wishes to participate.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Topics depend on the needs of the group. They may include such things as:
Classical performance styles and techniques
Jazz performance styles and techniques
Whom to listen to
Reed care and adjustment
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Participate in music in a non-auditioned environment.
2. Develop independence through chamber music participation.
3. Learn saxophone fundamentals through group lesson environment.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Attendance: all students must attend regularly for the success of the group
30 minutes of individual practice per day
Participation on performance dates
|PREREQUISITES:||Play the saxophone at any level and a desire to keep playing|
|OTHER:||This is a fun class!|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|