Nicholas Manson

Adjunct Faculty

Music

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

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
22694
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

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 22694 Students may contact instructor at: nick.manson@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

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
22722
Dobson Campus
TBA
Private Instruction
Lecture/Lab
08/21/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

Notes: Class 22722 Registration is by department permission only. To register please visit: https://www.mesacc.edu/departments/music/private-instruction

MUP164 Jazz Improvisation I 2 Credits
Theoretical and performance skills in many styles of jazz improvisation. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38038
Dobson Campus
PA 229
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Started

Fall Flex Start 2021

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
38017
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 38017 John Coltrane Combo

38062
Dobson Campus
PA 229
In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Audition required: contact nicholas.manson@mesacc.edu

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