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MCC-Longview Music Department
500 SW Longview Rd
Lee’s Summit, Mo., 64081-2105

Contact Info

Liberal Arts Building, room 111
Phone: 816.604.2321
Fax: 816.672.2147
Email: LV.Music@mcckc.edu

Department Coordinator:
Cathy Hardy
Email: Cathy.Hardy@mcckc.edu

This group of courses includes mixed chorus, band, orchestra and ensembles.

To view the schedule and catalog descriptions of these courses, go here.

Course Highlights

Mixed Chorus I, II, III, & IV - MUSI 101, 102, 201, & 202 - 1 credit

Fall & Spring Semesters: TBA day & time
Open to all students interested in group singing. Performance of various types of choral music in public.

Orchestra I, II, III, & IV - MUSI 105, 106, 205, & 206 - 1 credit

Fall & Spring Semesters: M 7:00pm - 9:00pm
This course is in cooperation with the Lee’s Summit Symphony. Students interested must audition. For details see: lssymphony.org. Class meets at Lee’s Summit High School.

Ensembles - MUSI 117A - 1 credit

All ensembles require minimal note reading & knowledge of instrument.

Guitar Ensemble

Fall & Spring Semesters: T 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Brass Ensemble

Fall & Spring Semesters: TBA day & time

Strings Ensemble

Fall & Spring Semesters: TBA day & time

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Performance Groups

Course Descriptions

MUSI 101 - Choir I - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Choir I is designed to introduce students to choral literature and provide the tools to develop excellent ensemble singing skills and techniques through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who have had previous choir experience and who pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency in music reading.

MUSI 102 - Choir II - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: MUSI 101 Choir I with the grade of a C or higher. Choir II is designed to introduce students to choral literature and provide the tools to develop excellent ensemble singing skills and techniques through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who have had previous choir experience and who pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency in music reading.

MUSI 105 - Orchestra I - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor. Orchestra I is a full orchestra serving as an educational and musical outlet through the performance of standard orchestra literature. The course is designed to build excellent musicianship and ensemble playing skills through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who play the violin, viola, cello and bass. Students will need to pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency on their respective instrument and music reading abilities. Students will need to provide their own instrument.

MUSI 106 - Orchestra II - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: MUSI 105 Orchestra I with the grade of a C or higher. Orchestra II is a full orchestra serving as an educational and musical outlet through the performance of standard orchestra literature. The course is designed to build excellent musicianship and ensemble playing skills through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who play the violin, viola, cello and bass. Students will need to pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency on their respective instrument and music reading abilities. Students will need to provide their own instrument.

MUSI 117A - Special Problems in Music - 1.00 credits

Directed studies in special interest music topics (e.g., composition, MIDI music, pedagogy, music industry, etc.).

MUSI 201 - Choir III - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: MUSI 102 Choir II with the grade of a C or higher. Choir III is designed to introduce students to choral literature and provide the tools to develop excellent ensemble singing skills and techniques through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who have had previous choir experience and who pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency in music reading.

MUSI 202 - Choir IV - 1.00 credits

Prerequisites: MUSI 201 Choir III with the grade of a C or higher. Choir IV is designed to introduce students to choral literature and provide the tools to develop excellent ensemble singing skills and techniques through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who have had previous choir experience and who pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency in music reading.

MUSI 205 - Orchestra III - 1.00 credits

Prerequisite: MUSI 106 Orchestra II with the grade of a C or higher. Orchestra III is a full orchestra serving as an educational and musical outlet through the performance of standard orchestra literature. The course is designed to build excellent musicianship and ensemble playing skills through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who play the violin, viola, cello and bass. Students will need to pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency on their respective instrument and music reading abilities. Students will need to provide their own instrument.

MUSI 206 - Orchestra IV - 1.00 credits

Prerequsite: MUSI 205 Orchestra III with the grade of a C or higher. Orchestra IV is a full orchestra serving as an educational and musical outlet through the performance of standard orchestra literature. The course is designed to build excellent musicianship and ensemble playing skills through rehearsal and performance. This course is open to students who play the violin, viola, cello and bass. Students will need to pass an audition to demonstrate proficiency on their respective instrument and music reading abilities. Students will need to provide their own instrument.

Last Modified: 10/26/15