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Music Performance Organizations Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Music Performance Organizations


MUS 187 - South Suburban College Voices (1, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: Audition, invitation or consent of instructor

Open to experienced community and student vocalists. Performance of a broad spectrum of vocal music with emphasis on vocal jazz.

MUS 189 - Madrigal Singers (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: Audition required

A select ensemble of singers specializing in Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music and music for chamber ensemble from other eras. May be repeated three times for credit.

MUS 190 - South Suburban Chorale (1, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Open to experienced community and student vocalists. Performance of major works of the choral repertoire, especially those involving instrumental accompaniment, two concerts per semester. May be repeated three times for credit.

MUS 191 - Opera Workshop (2, 4)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Open to voice students with a minimum of one year of voice study on the collegiate level. Students will become acquainted with all phases of opera production, with emphasis on chamber opera work and excerpts from larger works. May be repeated once for credit.  Fee.

MUS 195 - Symphonic Band (1, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: Invitation, Audition, or consent of instructor

Open to experienced community and student instrumentalists. Repertoire drawn from standard and contemporary compositions utilizing full instrumentation. May be repeated three times for credit. Two concerts per semester.

MUS 197 - Jazz Band (1, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: Invitation, Audition, or consent of instructor

Jazz, popular, and jazz-rock music utilizing commercial arrangements and those of director and students. May be repeated three times for credit. Open to experienced community and student instrumentalists. Two concerts per semester.

MUS 198 - Orchestra (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: Audition, invitation or consent of instructor

Open to experienced community and student string performers. Repertoire will be drawn from traditional and contemporary composers.

MUS 199 - Chamber Ensemble (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: Consultation with director

Literature for string, wind, percussion, brass and classical guitar. May be repeated once for credit.

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