FA 605 Wind Ensemble, 1 credit

A weekly one-hour rehearsal for students who have the ability to play a musical instrument. Under the guidance of a director, students rehearse music composed or adapted for the combination of instruments available in a given semester, either as a full ensemble or in smaller chamber ensembles. Emphasis is on achieving proper rhythm, intonation, tone production, and phrasing in order to produce satisfying performances of music from varying periods and styles. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, based on an evaluation of the student's ability to play an instrument