This course traces the historical origins, characteristics and stylistic developments of rock music from a musical and sociological perspective. This course is not recommended for music majors. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
This course is designed to introduce to the student primary forms and genres of blues and jazz music in both their historical and cultural context. Blues and jazz will be explored methodically as a distinctly American contribution to world music. The course will feature lecture and performance presentations by some of Florida's better known musicians and commentators. Literary and visual images of blues and jazz idioms will be incorporated into the course content. Assigned readings with active listening are an integral part of the course. The student will be introduced to Internet resources on the subject of blues and jazz themes. Students will be required to compose a journal with reactionary criticisms of blues and jazz guests and must complete a project that presents biographical and musical materials about a selected blues or jazz musician. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This course fulfills the Area B Humanities requirement.
Open to all students, this course is designed for the musical layman and is a survey course devoted to music in world civilization. Included is a study of the music relating to the background of the life and other arts of the times. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This class satisfies the General Education State Core Humanities requirement for AA degree seeking students.
This course is open to anyone in the community interested in performing all styles of concert band literature. No audition is necessary. Any band instrument will be acceptable. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
Open to all students, the Seminole Community Chorus is a course offering a wide variety of types and periods of choral literature, specializing in the great masterworks. This course is primarily a form of recreation and cultural enrichment for College students and members of the community. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students. Jazz Ensemble has a repertoire that includes both traditional and contemporary jazz and rock literature. No audition is required. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students and includes the introduction to reading and performance of music including principles of notation, scales, triads, rhythms and interpretive markings. The course will also provide an introduction to the basics of the keyboard. For students with little or no previous musical training or for music majors as deemed necessary through the Music Theory Diagnostic Assessment.
This course is a continuation of MUT 1122 (Music Theory and Musicianship II). Studies in music theory, both written and aural skills, including musical analysis, model composition, sight singing, ear training and improvisation.