Term: Spring 2022

Subject: Music Ensemble

MUE 101 - Small Ensembles

Small music ensembles including the following sections: (A) Pep Band; (B) Jazz Guitar Ensemble; (C) Latin Jazz Ensemble; (D) Percussion Ensemble; (E) Nonet; (F) Jazz Combo. See the expanded course descriptions for more ensemble-specific details. Audition for placement. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 112 - Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Nine to sixteen vocalists (SATB), a cappella or accompanied by piano or rhythm section, performing arrangements of standard songs and jazz tunes. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Audition for placement. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 121 - University Concert Band

Large woodwind, brass, and percussion ensemble. Repertoire chosen from the standard literature as well as contemporary music, with emphasis on the art of ensemble playing. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Audition for placement. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 122 - University Concert Choir

Mixed SATB choir. Performing choral masterworks from the baroque period to the present. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Audition for placement. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 123 - University Symphony Orchestra

Full orchestra comprising strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. Several performances each year. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Audition for placement. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 124 - University Jazz Ensemble

Exploration of classic big band repertory and works of contemporary composers and arrangers. Performance in one major concert every semester and occasional appearances off campus. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Enrollment confirmed by audition. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 201 - Advanced Small Ensembles

Small music ensembles including the following sections: (A) Post Bop Ensemble; (B) Chamber Music. See the expanded course descriptions for more ensemble-specific details. Audition required for admission. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 211 - Catamount Singers

Mixed, select SATB chamber choir. Performing vocal music from the medieval period to the present. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Audition required for admission. Prerequisite: Placement audition.

MUE 213 - Vermont Wind Ensemble

Vermont Wind Ensemble is a select instrumental group. Repertory is chosen from the standard literature as well as contemporary music. Open to students from all majors and colleges. Audition required for admission. Students should also be enrolled concurrently in MUE 121. Prerequisite: Placement audition. Co-requisite: MUE 121.