Recital Attendance Syllabus for 2023-2024
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Instructor Information

Office Location

Music Building 308

Office Hours

Monday & Wednesday 8:30-9:30 AM; summer hours by appointment

Course Information

COVID-19 Protocols

Recording Policy

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Tutoring for Success applies to any student whose overall performance in the course falls below 75%. The instructor will create the task in the Student Engagement Portal (Watermark) to direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty- or SI-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. The tutoring service assigned, the due date for when the tutoring must be completed, and the amount of tutoring required are at the discretion of the instructor. Additionally, the task will alert the student’s success team. Students who do not fulfill the assigned tutoring task may be subject to program- and course-specific penalties that could result in a grade reduction and/or in not being allowed to progress in the course until the tutoring requirement has been satisfied.

Administrative Drop Policy

Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016

Student Withdrawal Procedures

Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.

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Course

MUSI-1012-001 Recital Attendance

Prerequisites

Course Description

One hour seminar per week on topics of importance to the musician, including student recitals, guest artist speakers and music careers.

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Department Expectations

Occupational License Disclaimer

Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:

Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:

Melodie Graves
Justice Involved Advocate
Student Service Center 117
mgraves24@actx.edu
806-371-5995
Make appointment at https://melodiegraves.youcanbook.me

You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.

Hours

(1 lec)

Class Type

On Campus Course

Syllabus Information

Textbooks

none

Supplies

none

Student Performance

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE: One hour seminar per week on topics of importance to the musician. Attendance required at specific number of fine arts activities. Class periods are designed to present various topics of interest to the music major by AC Music Faculty and special guests from the Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Opera, and other music professionals. Three class periods will be designated for student recitals, and each student is required to perform twice per semester. 

STUDENT PERFORMANCE/LEARNING OUTCOMES: The primary objective of this course is to help students fulfill music department requirements for recital and concert attendance. The secondary objective is to strengthen student performance skills. The third objective is for students to gain information about careers in music and related skills necessary.  The fourth objective is for students to build a basic portfolio with documentation of their educational progress that can be used and adapted after graduation from AC. After completion of the semester, the student will:

1. Attend a minimum of 10 fine arts concerts outside of class and keep all programs as proof of attendance.

2. Be able to demonstrate appropriate performance etiquette and skills in a recital setting.

3. Be exposed to topics relevant to the music major.

4. Present a student portfolio with documentation of educational progress and career goals. 


 

Students Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Log in using the AC Connect Portal

In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .

If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".

Expected Student Behavior

1. Attend every class period.

2. Prepare questions for guests and be prepared to ask and answer questions.

3. Attend a minimum of 10 concerts/fine arts events.

4. Perform on two student recitals.

5. Document recital attendance and other materials as assigned.

6. Produce a student portfolio.

Grading Criteria

This is a pass/fail class. Students must have a minimum of 10 concerts attended to pass.   Extra concerts will be added for every class period missed.

 

CONCERT ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT:

You are required by the music department to attend a minimum of 10 fine arts performances. You may count 1 concert for each performing group of which you are a member, with a limit of 4 concerts. In other words, if you are a member of 4 performing groups, you may count 4 concerts towards your fine arts requirement (3 groups - 3 concerts, etc.). At least three of the performances must be related to your major. The other performances are your choice. Upload all programs for proof of attendance. A minimum of 5 attended concerts are due by midterm and the remainder are due on the last class day . A grade of F will be given for failure to attend the minimum ten concerts and failure to provide ten programs. A grade of incomplete will not be offered!!!

You must attend one additional concert for every class period missed.

Attendance

 

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Regular attendance is necessary for satisfactory achievement. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to attend class. Students are expected to attend every class unless excused by the professor with written documentation. Don't be late for class, especially on guest informance days, and prepare several questions!!! 

 

An extra concert will be required for each class period missed for any reason.

Calendar

RECITAL ATTENDANCE CLASS SCHEDULE

See weekly schedule in Blackboard

Additional Information

Information on protecting your Hearing Health can be found at:

http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/site/docs/PAMA-NASM_Advisories/4a_NASM_PAMA-Student_Guide-Standard.pdf

http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/site/docs/PAMA-NASM_Advisories/5a_NASM_PAMA-Student_Information_Sheet-Standard.pdf

Syllabus Created on:

05/25/23 12:26 PM

Last Edited on:

05/25/23 12:26 PM