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MUS 192 - Shades of Blue

Credits: 1
Contact Hours: 2
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: Shades of Blue is an auditioned vocal jazz choir open to any student at GRCC. Shades of Blue consists of 10-16 auditioned singers. This highly select ensemble studies and performs music from the American jazz genre, specifically music from this genre that has been arranged for the vocal jazz ensemble. Skills taught include vocal pedagogy, music theory and aural comprehension skills. The quality of musical literature studied is comparable to that of the most advanced vocal jazz ensembles at 4 year institutions to which GRCC music graduates will transfer. Shades of Blue will perform 4-6 times yearly. Grading is based on attendance, punctuality to rehearsals and concerts and demonstrated mastery of the music being studied in the class. Recommended Skills: Functional knowledge of music theory, aural comprehension and demonstrated skill in vocal production.

Department Consent: Instructor Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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