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MUSC 1300 - Concert Choir

Credit Hours: 1.00


Prerequisites: None

Performance outlet at college level. Repertoire representative of sacred and secular masterpieces in choral literature. May be taken 4 times for credit. A student can earn a maximum of 8 semester hours credit for any combination of MUSC 1300 and MUSC 1351 thru MUSC 1359.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate growth in personal vocal development.

Objectives: During the course, students will:

  1. Sing in tune.
  2. Acquire one’s part.
  3. Recognize one’s part within the context of the whole.
  4. Utilize musicianship.
  5. Perform with a musicality consistent with the piece.
  6. Maintain posture and breath support.
  7. Energize the sound.
  8. Communicate the text to the listener.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate growth in musicianship.

Objectives: During the course, students will:

  1. Define basic musical terminology and fundamentals, including:
    1. Key signatures.
    2. Time signatures.
    3. Note values.
    4. Pitches.
    5. Rhythms.
    6. Accidentals.
    7. Dynamics.
    8. Tempo indications.
    9. Various Italian terms that give direction in the music.
  2. Recognize the harmonic nature of one’s part.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate growth in musicality.

Objectives: During the course, students will use:

  1. Style.
  2. Phrasing.
  3. Consistency and continuity.
  4. Emotional communication.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate growth in choral balance.

Objectives: : During the course, students will:

  1. Exhibit sensitivity to others on the same part.
  2. Exhibit sensitivity to the other parts within the whole.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate growth in foreign language as it applies to singing.

Objectives: During the course, students will:

  1. Pronounce individual sounds, including appropriate intonation and stress.
  2. Paraphrase translations to English.

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate growth in aesthetic sense as it is applied to performance.

Objectives: During the course, students will:

  1. Apply text within the music.
  2. Recognize the value of quality choral literature.
  3. Recognize the value of excellence in performance.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Students will rehearse and perform selected literature. Selections will vary. Rehearsal will include:

Intonation
Part
Musicianship
Musicality
Choral tone
Posture/support
Focus/energy
Communication


Primary Faculty
Moses, Todd
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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