PA 30 abc. Guitar. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms. Offered on
three levels: beginning (no previous experience required), intermediate,
and advanced. Instruction emphasizes a strong classical technique,
including an exploration of various styles of guitar—classical, flamenco,
folk, and popular. Instructor: Elgart.

PA 31 abc. Chamber Music. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms.
Study and performance of music for mixed ensembles of three to
seven members and for piano four-hands. Literature ranges from the
baroque to contemporary eras. Open to students who play string,
woodwind, brass instruments, or piano. After auditioning, pianists
will be placed in either section by the instructors.
Section 1: Mixed ensembles. Instructor: D. Bing.
Section 2: Piano four-hands. Instructor: Gross.

PA 32 abc. Symphony Orchestra. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third
terms. Study and performance of music written for full symphony
orchestra and chamber orchestra. The orchestra performs both the
standard symphonic repertoire and contemporary music. Two and a
half hours of rehearsal per week. Instructor: Gross.

PA 33 abc. Concert Band. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms.
Study and performance of music written for the classical wind ensemble and concert band. Emphasis is placed on the traditional literature, but the study of contemporary music is an important part of the curriculum. Instructor: Price.

PA 34 abc. Jazz Band. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms. Study
and performance of all styles of big band jazz, from Duke Ellington to Maria Schneider. The study of jazz improvisation is also encouraged.    Instructor: W. Bing.

PA 35 abc. Women's Glee Club. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third
terms. Preparation and performance of women’s and SATB choral repertoire spanning a range of historical periods and musical styles. Includes collaborative performances with the Men’s Glee Club and occasionally with orchestra. No previous experience required. Three hours a week. Instructor: Sulahian.

PA 36 abc. Men's Glee Club. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms.
Preparation and performance of men’s and SATB choral repertoire spanning a range of historical periods and musical styles. Includes collaborative performances with the Women’s Glee Club and occasionally with orchestra. No previous experience required. Three hours a week. Instructor: Sulahian.

PA 37 abc. Chamber Singers. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms.
Advanced study and performance of SATB choral music. Emphasis is placed on more difficult choral repertoire, both a capella and accompanied. Includes performances with the Glee Clubs as well as at other on-campus events. Audition required. Participation in Glee Club required. Instructor: Sulahian.

PA 40 abc. Theater Arts. 3 units (2-0-1); first, second, third terms.
Instruction in all phases of theatrical production, culminating in multiple
performances for the public. A hands-on, practical approach
includes workshops in stage combat, costume construction, scenic arts,
occasional informal encounters with professional actors, designers, and
directors, as well as a few relevant field trips offered as possible.
Understanding of dramatic structure, respect for production values,
and problem solving are stressed. Material of academic value is drawn
from 3,000 years of worldwide dramatic literature. Instructor:
Brophy

PA 61 abc. Silkscreen and Airbrush. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third
terms. Instruction in silkscreen and airbrush techniques, using a variety
of media including T-shirts. Instructor: Barry.

PA 62 abc. Drawing and Painting. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third
terms. Instruction in techniques of drawing and painting, utilizing
models, architecture, and still lifes as subjects. Instructor: Barry.

PA 63 abc. Ceramics. 3 units (0-3-0); first, second, third terms.
Instruction in the techniques of creating ceramics, including the slab
roller and potterís wheel, and glazing methods. Instructor: Freed.

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