Music-Ensemble Courses (MUS_ENS)

MUS_ENS 1841: Instrumental Ensemble

Provides experience in instrumental performance and repertory. Open to all MU students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Enrollment in Marching Band is limited to a maximum of five semesters. Sections are: Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Varsity Band, Studio Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, Marching Band. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: Audition


MUS_ENS 1842: Choral Ensemble

Provides experience in choral performance and repertory. Open to all MU students. May be repeated for credit. Sections are: University Singers, Chamber Singers, Choral Union, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Concert Chorale, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: audition required for all but Choral Union


MUS_ENS 1846: Chamber Music

Preparation and performance of chamber music. May be repeated for credit. Sections are: String Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble. Jazz Combo. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: audition and instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 1865: Opera Workshop

Study, preparation and performance of selected operatic or musical theatre work in staged or concert versions. Open to all MU students by audition. Credit arranged; may be repeated for credit. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: audition and instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 2843: Piano Ensemble

Study, preparation, and performance of ensemble literature for piano. May be repeated for credit.

Credit Hour: 1
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 4866: Musical Theatre Performance

(same as THEATR 4460). A practical study for the actor of theatrical songs through character analysis, lyric interpretation, and movement. A performance course.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 8841: Instrumental Ensemble

Research, preparation and performance of instrumental compositions. May be repeated for credit. Sections and credit hours are: Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Studio Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, Marching Band. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: audition and instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 8842: Choral Ensemble

Research, preparation and performance of choral compositions. May be repeated for credit. Sections are: University Singers, Chamber Singers, Choral Union, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Concert Choral, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: audition and instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 8843: Advanced Piano Ensemble

Study, preparation and performance of standard piano literature for four hands. May be repeated for credit.

Credit Hour: 1
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 8846: Advanced Chamber Ensemble

Study, preparation and performance of chamber music. May be repeated for credit. Sections are: String Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Combo. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-1
Prerequisites: audition and instructor's consent


MUS_ENS 8865: Advanced Opera Workshop

Study, preparation and performance of selected operatic or musical theatre works in staged or concert versions. Credit arranged; may be repeated for credit. Some sections may be graded on an S/U or A-F basis only.

Credit Hour: 0-2
Prerequisites: audition and instructor's consent