Henri A. Benard

Adjunct Faculty

Music

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

MUC242 Music Genres and Styles 2 Credits
Operation and development of creative skills in the commercial music production process. Geared towards music producers and emphasizing analysis and comprehension of commercial music styles and genres, including: pop, country, rock, soul, rhythm and blues, funk, and hip-hop. Study of the thematic organization of popular musical styles. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30655
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/07/2022

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at henri.benard@mesacc.edu

MUC293 Self Promotion for Music 1 Credits
Designed to provide the skills and knowledge required for effective self-promotion. Focus on career goal development, market analysis, communication and networking skills, and the development of a self-promotional campaign. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36287
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 36287 Students may contact instructor at: henri.benard@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2022

MUC180 Computer Literacy for the Music Business 3 Credits
Basic computer literacy, including business applications used in the Music Industry, with hands-on experience.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC109, or permission of Instructor or Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31248
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31248 Students may contact instructor at: henri.benard@mesacc.edu or alexandra.perdue@mesacc.edu

MUC210 Advanced Industry Topics: Concert Promotion and Touring 3 Credits
Operation, scope, and career opportunities in the music business. Focuses on advanced aspects of concert promotion, touring and festival production. Areas of focus include marketing, planning, operations, talent buying, and budgeting for profitable and successful music-performance stage shows.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC109, or permission of Instructor or Department or Division Chair.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29272
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29272 For enrollment permission, please contact Dzintra Malins at: dzintra.malins@mesacc.edu or call the Music Department office at 480-461-7575.

Students may contact instructor at henri.benard@mesacc.edu

MUC216 Music Workshop/Seminar 1 Credits
Workshop seminar in commercial music disciplines. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31519
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
11/07/2022 - 12/05/2022
Mo
5:30 PM - 8:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31519 Students may contact instructor at: henri.benard@mesacc.edu. Workshop topic: How to Release New Music. This live online workshop covers all facets involved with releasing music professionally. Students will have the opportunity to go through the ins and outs and all the steps needed to release music successfully.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Spring 2023

MUC242 Music Genres and Styles 2 Credits
Operation and development of creative skills in the commercial music production process. Geared towards music producers and emphasizing analysis and comprehension of commercial music styles and genres, including: pop, country, rock, soul, rhythm and blues, funk, and hip-hop. Study of the thematic organization of popular musical styles. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30507
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023

Open

11 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30507 Students may contact instructor at: henri.benard@mesacc.edu.

MUC293 Self Promotion for Music 1 Credits
Designed to provide the skills and knowledge required for effective self-promotion. Focus on career goal development, market analysis, communication and networking skills, and the development of a self-promotional campaign. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29110
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29110 Students may contact instructor at: henri.benard@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

MUC180 Computer Literacy for the Music Business 3 Credits
Basic computer literacy, including business applications used in the Music Industry, with hands-on experience.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC109, or permission of Instructor or Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30925
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30925 Students may contact instructor at alexandra.perdue@mesacc.edu

MUC210 Advanced Industry Topics: Concert Promotion and Touring 3 Credits
Operation, scope, and career opportunities in the music business. Focuses on advanced aspects of concert promotion, touring and festival production. Areas of focus include marketing, planning, operations, talent buying, and budgeting for profitable and successful music-performance stage shows.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC109, or permission of Instructor or Department or Division Chair.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29109
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

12 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29109 Students may contact instructor at: henri.benard@mesacc.edu.

For enrollment permission, please contact Dzintra Malins at: dzintra.malins@mesacc.edu or call the Music Department office at 480-461-7575.

MUC216 Music Workshop/Seminar 1 Credits
Workshop seminar in commercial music disciplines. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34278
Dobson Campus
Live Online
Independent Study
Lecture
04/10/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
5:30 PM - 8:10 PM

Open

10 of 10
Seats Available

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