Lee University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Aug 12, 2020  
Lee University Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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MUSE 102 - Elective Ensemble


The following ensembles with course numbers ending in 02 are designated as “elective” for School of Music Majors. Requirements vary based on specific degree program, as noted by asterisks (*) in the course descriptions.

May be repeated for multiple credits. Each semester provides unique performance opportunities and new repertoire to build breadth in literature.

BR-Brass Choir: Study and performance of music for brass choir.  Open to all students by audition.

CM-Chamber Music: Study and performance of music for small ensemble. Instrumentation based upon student interest and availability, to include any of the following: brass, woodwind, percussion, or string instruments; piano; voice. Open to all students by audition.

CC-Campus Choir: Study and performance of a wide variety of sacred choral literature of the worship tradition and in a worship setting. One major tour each semester in addition to other off-campus appearances.  Open to all students by audition. A minimum of 3 hours of rehearsal per week.*

ES-Evangelistic Singers: Study and performance of a wide variety of sacred choral literature ranging from the Negro Spiritual to traditional and contemporary Black Gospel settings. Open to all students by audition. A minimum 3 hours of rehearsal per week.*

JE-Jazz Ensemble: Utilizing standard stage band instrumentation, this ensemble studies and performs the best of the traditional and contemporary jazz repertory. Open to all students by audition. A minimum 3 hours of rehearsal per week.

LC-Chorale: Study and performance of choral literature with emphasis on standard classical choral repertoire. Concerts given each semester. Open to all students by audition. May fulfill the “required ensemble” requirement for some students.

LL-Ladies of Lee: Study and performance of a wide range of choral music for treble voices. One major tour and various performances on and off campus each semester. Open to all female students by audition. A minimum 3 hours of rehearsal per week.*

LS-Lee Singers: Study and performance of a wide range of choral literature. One major tour each semester in addition to other off-campus appearances. Open to all students by audition. A minimum 4 hours of rehearsal per week.*

MT-Musical Theatre Workshop: A practical laboratory course which involves the production of musical theatre works. Includes casting, rehearsing, designing and constructing sets, lighting, costuming and publicity for recitals and public presentations.

OR-Orchestra: Study and performance of orchestra repertoire. Open by audition to music majors, general university students, and members of the local community.  One major concert each semester. May fulfill the “required ensemble” requirement for some students.*

OT-Opera Theatre: Experience in the practical application of musical and dramatic preparation and performance of opera. Open to all students by audition.

PE-Percussion Ensemble: Study and performance of percussion ensemble literature. Open to all students by audition. A minimum of 3 hours of rehearsal per week.

PB-Pep Band: Study and performance of commercial and marching-band literature. Open to all students by audition.*

SB-Symphonic Band: Study and performance of concert and church wind band literature. One major tour each semester in addition to a wide variety of venues both on and off campus.  Open to all students by audition. A minimum of 3 hours of rehearsal per week.  May fulfill the “required ensemble” requirement for some students.* 

SJ-Small Jazz Ensemble: Study and performance of a variety of music for small jazz ensemble. Instrumentation based upon student availability. Open to all students by audition. A minimum of 3 hours of rehearsal per week.

ST-Chamber Strings:  Study and performance of music for chamber strings.  Open to all students by audition.

VL-Voices of Lee: A 16-voice ensemble designed to study and perform a variety of a cappella, jazz and contemporary choral stylings, both sacred and secular. A minimum of 5 hours rehearsal per week with extensive off campus performances. Membership by audition.

WE-Wind Ensemble: Study and performance of concert wind ensemble literature.  Open by audition to music majors, general university students, and members of the local community.  A minimum of 4 hours of rehearsal per week.  Two major concerts per semester. May fulfill the “required ensemble” requirement for some students.*

*Does not count toward the “elective ensemble” requirement for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science students.

Credit Hours: 1



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