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Learn to sing or play and instrument: Beginning Courses

Each Course is group instruction - 1 unit of credit - 3 hours per week

Interest Course Subject
Sing Music 71A Voice Techniques
Piano Music 41A First Year Piano
Guitar Music 83A Beginning Guitar
Guitar Music 81 Classical Guitar Techniques
Electric Bass Music 112A Electric Bass Techniques
Drums Music 87A Percussion Instrument Techniques
Drums Music 116 Drum Set Techniques
Drums Music 121 Latin Percussion Techniques
Drums Music 38B African Drumming
Woodwinds: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon Music 85 Beginning Woodwind Techniques
Brass: Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba Music 86 Beginning String Techniques
Strings: Viola, Violin, Cello, Upright Bass Music 88 Beginning String Techniques
Chinese Instruments

Music 38C

Chinese Music Ensemble

Music Fundamentals

Music 101

A self-paced multi-media course in the Music Lab. The basics of music notation - melodic and rhythmic. Note values, meter, time signatures, the grand staff, major scales and keys

Intro to Sight Reading Music

Music 102

Music notation and the basics of sight reading music. (2 hrs. Lecture, 1 hr. Lab)

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