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Jazz Ensemble I

MUSC 116-010, 12:20–1:10 p.m., MWF Loudis Recital Hall

Syllabus

Course Information:
Entrance to Jazz Ensembles by audition each semester.

Jazz Ensemble gives the student an opportunity to read, explore and perform a wide variety of jazz ensemble literature. [PLG#1] Students will be encouraged to develop their improvisational skills. [PLG#1]

 

Requirements and Policies:
Auditions will be held every semester.
Attendance is essential. Arrangements depend upon one player per part. Being in your chair, with your instrument, warmed up and ready to make music by start of class or one-half hour prior to performance  is expected.

 

Grading:
Your grade will be based on attendance, attitude and being prepared to play your part.
An excused absence will be granted in accordance with University policy (religious holidays, death in the family, etc.)
Sickness will be considered an excused absence only if a doctor's note is provided.
An unexcused absence from a performance will result in a failing grade.

 

 

Performance Calendar:


Wednesday, October 4, 8:00 pm Jazz I & II Concert, Loudis

Thursday, November 16, 8:00 pm Jazz I & II Concert, Loudis

Saturday, December 9, 3:00 pm with earlier rehearsal TBA, MPCS, Mitchell Hall


 
Note: there may be more performances TBA in class.