Aug 08, 2022  

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MUS 240 - Guitar Ensemble

Credits: 2
Performs as a member of a guitar ensemble using proper tone and technique to create meaningful artistic interpretations of the music. Reads music effectively and understands a musical score. Communicates effectively with other musicians in a group setting. Course designed for guitarists who have experience with classical guitar technique and music reading skills.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 135  or MUS 137  with minimum grade of “C”
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate proper classical guitar tone and technique.
    1. Demonstrate various basic guitar techniques such as scales, arpeggios, and slurs effectively.
    2. Perform basic guitar compositions utilizing a variety of timbres on guitar.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading of guitar music.
    1. Perform several short pieces of polyphonic guitar music.
    2. Complete a basic guitar notation assignment.
  3. Perform as a member of a musical ensemble.
    1. Listen to and communicate with others in ensemble via musical sounds.
    2. Keep rhythmic time and perform the proper notes of a composition.
    3. Perform with proper dynamics and expressive devices.

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