Nicholas Manson

Adjunct Faculty

Music

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

MHL145 American Jazz and Popular Music 3 Credits
The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28538
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

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 28538 Students may contact instructor at: nick.manson@mesacc.edu

MUP102AD Private Instruction: Piano 2 Credits
Private Instruction emphasizing musicianship, literature, technique and performance. Four-course sequence designed for university transfer equivalency. Instruction provided on voice, piano, harpsichord, organ, guitar, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, bass guitar, percussion, and harp. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28476
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Private Instruction
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

MUP102AP Private Instruction: Trumpet 2 Credits
Private Instruction emphasizing musicianship, literature, technique and performance. Four-course sequence designed for university transfer equivalency. Instruction provided on voice, piano, harpsichord, organ, guitar, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, bass guitar, percussion, and harp. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28478
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Private Instruction
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2022

MUP165 Jazz Improvisation II 2 Credits
Intermediate theoretical and performance skills in many styles of jazz improvisation.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUP164 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37321
Dobson Campus
Performing Arts Center Instrum
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Ended

MUP183 Jazz Combo 1 Credits
Jazz Combo participation provides an opportunity for students to develop improvisational skills in a variety of styles from historical and contemporary jazz practice, while offering a creative outlet for composers and arrangers. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35264
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 35264 John Coltrane Combo.

35265
Dobson Campus
Performing Arts Center Instrum
In Person
Lecture/Lab
02/01/2022 - 05/13/2022
Tu
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 35265 Audition Required. Contact nicholas.manson@mesacc.edu for information.

Fall 2022

MHL145 American Jazz and Popular Music 3 Credits
The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29075
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

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 29075 Students may contact instructor at: nick.manson@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Fall Flex Start 2022

MUP183 Jazz Combo 1 Credits
Jazz Combo participation provides an opportunity for students to develop improvisational skills in a variety of styles from historical and contemporary jazz practice, while offering a creative outlet for composers and arrangers. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37054
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Open

6 of 6
Seats Available

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