MUS 51  Contemporary A Cappella Ensemble

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: MUS 180)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 108
Prerequisite: Admission by audition

Study, rehearsal, and public performance of contemporary a cappella music with an emphasis on the development of skills needed to perform using microphones in a small a cappella setting. Different literature studied each semester. Ensemble specializing in a cappella performances of current rock, pop, jazz, and country hits. Topics include instrumental emulation, vocal percussion microphone techniques, choreography, pop and jazz solo techniques, and arranging. Off campus performances may be required. The course is repeatable for credit the maximum times allowable by regulation.
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