MUSC 206 BC Jazz Band • 3 Cr.

Description

Offers performance opportunities for instrumentalists within the Stage Band instrumentation who have completed three quarters of MUSIC 106. The ensemble focuses on jazz improvisation, performance, and interpretation of Big Band jazz literature. Students audition for available chairs. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Prerequisite: May enroll in MUSC 206 after 3 quarters (9 credits) in MUSC 106.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Correctly perform pitch notation on her/his instrument as prescribed by the respective instrumental part.
  • Correctly perform rhythmic notation on her/his instrument as prescribed by the respective instrumental part.
  • Correctly perform metric notation on her/his instrument as prescribed by the respective instrumental part.
  • Tune her/his instrument based on the readings of an electronic tuner.
  • Participate in public performances.

Offered