​​Instrumental ensembles

MUSC-103 Orchestra (1 Credit Hour) 
This course includes the study of and participation in orchestral techniques and performances. May be repeated three times for a maximum of four semester hours applicable toward a degree. 

MUSC-105 Concert Band (1 Credit Hour) 
This course includes the study of and participation in band techniques and performances. Out-of-class performances may be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor and are an integral part of the course. Students are required to audition for the instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of four semester hours applicable toward a degree. 

MUSC-117 Stage Band (1 Credit Hour) 
This course includes the study of and participation in jazz ensemble techniques and performances. Students are required to audition for the instructor. Out-of-class performances may be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor and are an integral part of the course. May be repeated three times for a maximum of four semester hours applicable toward a degree.  

 MUSC-118 Jazz Ensemble (1 Credit Hour) 
The jazz ensemble offers students opportunities to study and perform jazz. The ensemble utilizes traditional small ensemble instrumentation and configuration. A primary goal of the course is to provide an opportunity for students to develop an understanding of the skills required to teach and perform music in various jazz styles and idioms. 

MUSC-119 Instrumental Ensemble (1 Credit Hour)
Organized to offer further study in specialized types of instrumental music. Students are required to audition for the instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of four semester hours applicable toward a degree. 

MUSC-113 String Ensemble (1 Credit Hour) 

This course is organized to offer further study in specialized types of string music. Students are required to audition for the instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of four semester hours applicable toward a degree. 

MUSC-121 Pep-Band (1 Credit Hour) 
The ensemble utilizes traditional and non-traditional pep-band instrumentation to attain the highest possible performance standard through different styles of music. Members are an important part of the community in regard to public performances at athletic competitions and on-campus events. Students may enroll for one semester hour at a time for a maximum of four credit hours. This course also provides the needed group practice to complement individual music instruction and the music theory courses. 

MUSC-161 – Drumline (1 Credit Hour) 
This course is a survey of marching percussion and will primarily focus on rudimental drumming.  Areas that will be addressed include technique, listening, rehearsal etiquette, writing and arranging.  The class is open to any student who demonstrates basic music reading skills. Students will perform on campus and throughout the district as determined by the instructor.  Prerequisite: Audition with Instructor

 MUSC-238 Percussion Ensemble (1 Credit Hour) 
Weekly rehearsals will be utilized for instruction in percussion techniques and chamber percussion performance skills. Literature will cover standard works, avant-garde, commercial/jazz, transcriptions and arrangements. Membership and exact instrumentation will vary according to the specifications of each work studied and/or performed. May be repeated three times for a maximum of four semester hours applicable toward a degree. 

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