Concert band is an all-campus organization dedicated to the performance of fine literature. The aesthetic aspect of the music is stressed, and special emphasis is placed on musical style. This ensemble presents concerts on campus and in the surrounding community. Students participating in the ensemble are expected to practice outside of rehearsal time to ensure maximum benefit from the rehearsals. Course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to four credit hours. [0-48-48]
The Jazz Band affords students the opportunity to develop performance skills in contemporary and traditional jazz music. This ensemble presents concerts on campus and in the surrounding community and will include music from various jazz and rock idioms. Students participating in the ensemble are expected to practice outside of rehearsal time to ensure maximum benefit from the rehearsals. Course may be repeated for up to four credit hours. [0-48-48]
This course is designed to give students the tools to listen to all types of music with greater understanding. The basic elements of music and their use in many different performance styles and cultures will be emphasized.
Prior keyboard experience is necessary. This course is for students who will be accompanists for the KCC Singers and/or Jazz Ensemble and may be repeated for credit not to exceed a total of two credit hours. Supervised experience in accompanying vocal and instrumental music, both solo and ensemble. [0-16-16]
MUSI 232 must be taken concurrently enrollment with MUSI 235. A continuation of MUSI 131 with emphasis on diatonic and chromatic modulations, augmented sixth chords, neapolitan sixth chords, sixth and other altered chords. Additional emphasis on music analysis and original composition. Lab Fee
MUSI 233 must be taken concurrentlyt enrollment with MUSI 236. A continuation of MUSI 232 designed to reinforce the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic concepts of traditional music and an introduction to twentieth century compositional techniques. Additional emphasis placed on form analysis of larger forms to include the sonata allegro variation, rondo, and the fugue. Lab Fee
A continuation of MUSI 134. The course develops dictation, error detection, and sight-reading applied to chromatic materials, irregular meters, and improvisation as applied to jazz harmonies. Lab Fee
A continuation of MUSI 235. The course develops two- and three-part dictation, error detection, and sight-reading applied to twentieth century harmonic and melodic materials. Lab Fee
This course provides the student with instructional review and a self-examination process as preparation for the certification exam in MRI. Discussions will focus on the four content specifications for examination in magnetic resonance as outlined in the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) primary pathway certification handbook. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an 8 hour registry review seminar.
This course develops the fundamental skills necessary for reading music and understanding rhythm and melody. This course prepares the non-music reader for MUSI 130.Lab Fee