2017-18 Academic Catalog
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Music Ensembles Courses (MUS ENS)

Organization and Ensemble Credit: 1 semester hour of credit may be earned by a student who completes a semester in an approved ensemble. Ensembles may be repeated for credit. Maximum of 2 credits for organization and ensemble participation may be earned in any one semester. For students who have been awarded two or three music scholarships or are majoring in more than one instrument/voice, a maximum of 3 credits for organization and ensemble participation may be earned in any one semester (with approval from the Director of the School of Music). Maximum of 2 credits in Jazz Band I (except for B.A. Music, Jazz Specialization majors, who will fulfill the large ensemble requirement by taking 8 hours of large jazz ensembles - section 02, 03, or 04) or Chamber Singers may be counted by music majors toward departmental ensemble requirement (or electives for B.A. students). All music ensembles are open to any university student by audition.


Ensemble numbers are assigned as follows, based on the student's classification:

Courses

MUS ENS 1100 (530:010). Chorus.

(Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers, UNI Singers, Varsity Men's Glee Club, Women's Chorus, Cantorei) (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 1120 (530:012). Ensemble.

(Chamber Wind Ensemble, Flute Choir, Kaji-Daiko-Taiko Ensemble, West African Drum Ensemble, Chamber Woodwind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, Horn Choir, Clarinet Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble, etc.) (Variable)

MUS ENS 1121. Chamber Music — 1 hr.

Chamber music ensemble (small ensemble without conductor - strings, winds, brass, percussion, or mixed). Prerequisite(s): instructor consent required. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 1150 (530:015). Band.

Concert Band (Offered Fall); Symphonic Band (Offered Spring); Pep Band (Offered Fall and Spring); Wind Symphony (Offered Fall and Spring) (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 1160 (530:016). Jazz Band.

(Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 1170 (530:017). Orchestra.

(Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 1180 (530:018). Marching Band.

(Fall)

MUS ENS 1190 (530:019). Opera.

Vocal performance ensemble specializing in opera literature. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 3100/5100 (530:110g). Chorus.

(Concert Chorale, UNI Singers, Varsity Men's Glee Club, Women's Chorus, Cantorei.) Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 3120/5120 (530:112g). Ensemble.

(Chamber Wind Ensemble, Flute Choir, Kaji-Daiko-Taiko Ensemble, West African Drum Ensemble, Chamber Woodwind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, Horn Choir, Clarinet Ensemble, etc.). Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 3121/5121. Chamber Music — 1 hr.

Chamber music ensemble (small ensemble without conductor - strings, winds, brass, percussion, or mixed). Prerequisite(s): instructor consent required; junior standing. (Variable)

MUS ENS 3150/5150 (530:115g). Band.

Concert Band (Offered Fall); Symphonic Band (Offered Spring); Pep Band (Offered Fall and Spring); Wind Symphony (Offered Fall and Spring. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 3160/5160 (530:116g). Jazz Band.

Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 3170/5170 (530:117g). Orchestra.

Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

MUS ENS 3180/5180 (530:118g). Marching Band.

Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall)

MUS ENS 3190/5190 (530:119g). Opera — 1 hr.

Vocal performance ensemble specializing in opera literature. Prerequisite(s): junior standing; consent of instructor. (Fall and Spring)