MUSC 101 Community Symphonies • 1 Cr.


Students earn credit for playing in approved community orchestras or ensembles. Provides an opportunity to perform a wide variety of literature. Rehearsals are usually one evening per week. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Participation may require audition. Prerequisite: Permission of program chair for approved ensembles.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Perform a variety of musical techniques including legato, staccato, spiccato, and slurring.
  • Perform in a chamber orchestra concert with rhythmic accuracy, good intonation, and dynamic variety.
  • Perform scales in several different keys.
  • Compare and contrast different aspects of musical styles.