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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014

Instrumental/Voice Instruction (MUIVI)


MUIVI 310    Voice Class    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be able to match pitch.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the development of the individual singer's voice. Basic vocal techniques of breathing and mouth position are practiced. Solo repertoire is learned and performed in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10246 
Textbook
MW        03:50PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    12650 Textbook
TTh       06:20PM-06:45PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 311    Voice Class    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the continued development of the individual singer's voice. Topics include the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and techniques of breathing and vowel formation. Solos are learned and performed in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10248 
Textbook
MW        03:50PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    12652 Textbook
TTh       06:20PM-06:45PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 320    Voice Class, Intermediate    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the continued development of the individual's voice. The course offers solo singers the opportunity to further develop the concepts begun in the first and second semesters of vocal study. Solos are learned and performed in class.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10293 
Textbook
MW        03:50PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    12654 Textbook
TTh       06:20PM-06:45PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 321    Voice Class, Intermediate    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on the practical application of bel canto technique with emphasis on English and Italian diction and literature. The course offers solo singers the opportunity to further develop the concepts begun in the first three semesters of vocal study. Performance in class is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    10295 
Textbook
MW        03:50PM-04:20PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      
TTh       05:30PM-06:20PM LEC A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512    12656 Textbook
TTh       06:20PM-06:45PM LAB A.Lapierre           ARC MAIN FineArts 512      


MUIVI 340    Beginning Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students interested in piano as a medium of expression and enjoyment, and for prospective nursery, kindergarten and elementary teachers. It is required for music majors who do not demonstrate equivalent piano proficiency.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10254 
Textbook
MW        09:50AM-10:20AM LAB S.Hamre              ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC K.Keene              ARC MAIN FineArts 513    11444 Textbook
TTh       09:50AM-10:15AM LAB K.Keene              ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
Th        12:15PM-02:05PM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10252 Textbook
Th        02:15PM-03:05PM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513      
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10250 Textbook
MW        03:50PM-04:20PM LAB R.Hughes             ARC MAIN FineArts 513      


MUIVI 341    Beginning Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better; MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better, or the ability to sight read an eight measure composition with a single line in each hand and the ability to play I-IV-I-V7-I in 5 major keys (C,G,F,D,A major)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of MUIVI 340 and is designed for students interested in piano as a medium of expression and enjoyment, and for prospective nursery, kindergarten and elementary teachers. It is required for music majors who do not demonstrate equivalent piano proficiency.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513    10256 
Textbook
MW        12:50PM-01:20PM LAB H.VanRegenmorter     ARC MAIN FineArts 513      


MUIVI 385    Jazz Styles and Improvisation    2 Units

Prerequisite: Ability to play a melodic instrument or ability to sight sing; ability to read music in a clef.
Advisory: MUFHL 400
General Education: CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study of instrumental and vocal applications of jazz improvisation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        05:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    11447 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. 1.2 hours per week online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 386    Jazz Styles and Improvisation    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 385 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 420
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is the study of advanced instrumental and vocal applications of jazz improvisation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        05:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 513    11449 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. 1.2 hours per week online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 400    Beginning Jazz Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 400, MUFHL 420, and MUIVI 385
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of jazz piano. Topics include blues, left-hand voicings, two-hand voicings, and scale theory applications to the keyboard. This course requires at least five hours per week outside preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11451 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. 1.2 hours per week online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 401    Intermediate Jazz Piano    2 Units

Prerequisite: MUIVI 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 420
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course covers intermediate studies in jazz piano. Topics include arranging jazz harmonies at the keyboard using techniques such as: three- and four-note rootless voicings, five-note mixed-modal voicings, "drop 2," Red Garland voicings, and the "So What" chord . This course requires at least five hours per week outside preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilman             ARC MAIN FineArts 526    11453 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman             ARC MAIN Online            
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. 1.2 hours per week online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


MUIVI 421    Applied Music II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, or 400; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, 411, 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
Description: This is the second course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance and jazz music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Veligan             TBA TBA                 13507 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Veligan             TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lenaghan            TBA TBA                 13509 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lenaghan            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Galbraith           TBA TBA                 13511 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Galbraith           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 13513 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman              TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 13558 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Hamre               TBA TBA                 20501 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Hamre               TBA TBA                   


MUIVI 422    Applied Music III    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 420 and 421 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 330, 340, 350, or 360; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, or 411.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
Description: This is the third course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Kidwell             TBA TBA                 20471 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Kidwell             TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Veligan             TBA TBA                 20473 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB I.Veligan             TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Crain               TBA TBA                 20475 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Crain               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Galbraith           TBA TBA                 20477 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Galbraith           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Scott               TBA TBA                 20479 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Scott               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Scott               TBA TBA                 20481 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Scott               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Scott               TBA TBA                 20483 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Scott               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                 20507 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Eifertsen           TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 20509 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman              TBA TBA                   


MUIVI 423    Applied Music IV    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 420, 421, and 422 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 310, 330, 340, 350, or 360; AND enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, 410, or 411.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
Description: This is the final course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes individualized instrumental or vocal instruction seven hours per semester with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all traditional performance music majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 13521 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman              TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Grasso              TBA TBA                 13523 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Grasso              TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Scott               TBA TBA                 13554 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Scott               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fagiolo             TBA TBA                 13636 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Fagiolo             TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 20485 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   


MUIVI 425    Applied Music - Jazz I    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 320 or 400. Also enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, or 410; OR enrolled in 2 units from: MUFHL 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
Description: This is the third course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes seven hours of individualized instrumental or vocal instruction with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all jazz studies majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance jazz ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 13526 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 20487 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 20489 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 20491 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 20493 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                 20495 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Lapierre            TBA TBA                   


MUIVI 426    Applied Music - Jazz II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUIVI 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Enrolled in 2 units from: MUP 320 or 400. Also enrolled in 4 units from: MUFHL 400, 401, or 410; OR enrolled in 2 units from: MUFHL 420 or 421.
Enrollment Limitation: Audition
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 7 hours LEC ; 33 hours LAB
Description: This is the final course in a four-part series which focuses on the development of individual performance skills and solo and ensemble repertoire. It includes seven hours of individualized instrumental or vocal instruction with a private instructor, four hours per semester of solo performance and recital attendance, and a final juried performance. It also includes five and one-half hours monitored practice time per week, and six hours of additional research, rehearsal, and performance evaluation per week as scheduled in the semester syllabus. This course is required for all jazz studies majors. Students must be concurrently enrolled in a large performance jazz ensemble and a music theory course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gilman              TBA TBA                 20499 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Gilman              TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Galbraith           TBA TBA                 13544 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Galbraith           TBA TBA                   

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014

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