GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MUSIC

This certificate prepares students to demonstrate intermediate technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression in at least one major performance area at a level appropriate for the particular music concentration. Students will demonstrate fundamental theoretical and historical analytical music score skills, and demonstrate basic keyboard competency in introductory piano performance literature. The courses are divided into four categories: core classes, instrumental and vocal classes, performing ensembles, and electives.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  Select 9 units from the following core courses:
  MUSIC 101 Music Fundamentals 3
  MUSIC 102 Fundamentals for Music Majors 3
Corequisite: MUSIC 107 MUSIC 104 Musicianship I 2
MUSIC 104; Corequisite: MUSIC 108 MUSIC 105 Musicianship II 2
Corequisite: MUSIC 104 MUSIC 107 Harmony I 3
MUSIC 107; Corequisite: MUSIC 105 MUSIC 108 Harmony II 3
  MUSIC 120 or
MUSIC 125
& MUSIC 126
Music Appreciation or
History & Literature and
History & Literature
3 or
3+
3
  Select 6 units from the following instrumental and vocal courses (2 units from each group):
  GROUP I  
MUSIC 135 Voice Training I 2
MUSIC 135 or equivalent MUSIC 136 Voice Training II 2
MUSIC 136 or equivalent MUSIC 137 Voice Training III 2
  GROUP 2  
Must demonstrate a basic proficiency on the instrument or voice. Audition required MUSIC 140* Applied Music 2x1
  GROUP 3  
  MUSIC 160 Piano I 2
MUSIC 160 or 1/2 year of piano experience MUSIC 161 Piano II 2
MUSIC 161 or 1 year of piano experience MUSIC 162 Piano III 2
MUSIC 161 or equivalent MUSIC 163 Piano Workshop 1
  Select 4 units from the following performing ensembles courses:
Ability to perform upon the trumpet, trombone, saxophone, drums, string bass, guitar, or piano. MUSIC 143 Jazz Band 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band/orchestra/etc. MUSIC 144 Woodwind Ensemble 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band/orchestra MUSIC 145 Brass Ensemble 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 146 Community Orchestra: Literature 1725-1850 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 147 Community Orchestra: Literature 1825-1950 1
Ability to perform on a std. string, winds, or keyboard instrument MUSIC 148 Chamber Music 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band/orchestra MUSIC 152 String Ensemble 1
MUSIC 157 or equivalent MUSIC 159 Classical Guitar Ensemble 1
MUSIC 135 or equivalent MUSIC 231** College Choir 1
  MUSIC 232** Chamber Chorale: Winter Productions 1
  MUSIC 233** Chamber Chorale: Festival 1
  MUSIC 234** Concert Singers: Madrigal Feast 1
  MUSIC 235** Concert Singers: Masterworks 1
  MUSIC 236** Vocal Ensemble: Holiday Review 1
  MUSIC 237** Vocal Ensemble: Jazz/Show Classics 1
  MUSIC 240** Concert Singers: Holiday Concert 1
  MUSIC 241** Concert Singers: Traditional 1
  MUSIC 242** Concert Singers: Contemporary 1
  Select 5 units from the following elective courses
  MUSIC 121 History of Rock Music 3
  MUSIC 127 World Music 3
  MUSIC128 Music of America 3
  MUSIC129 Commercial Voice 2
  MUSIC156 Classical Guitar I 2
MUSIC 156 or equivalent MUSIC157 Classical Guitar II 2
MUSIC 157 or equivalent MUSIC158 Classical Guitar III 2
MUSIC 101 or equivalent MUSIC176 Popular Songwriting 3
  MUSIC 177 Introduction to Music Technology and Sequencing 2.5
  MUSIC 178 Introduction to Recording and Digital Audio Production 2.5
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24
* Corequisite: Enrollment in a one-unit course (performing ensembles) from the following: MUSIC 143 (instrumentals only), 146, 147, 148, 231, 234, 235, 236, 237, 240, 241 or 242.
**Audition required.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2012 GCC Catalog 2012-2013

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