Christopher K. Reidy

Instructor - Applied Music Instruction

Music

Classes Taught

Fall 2023

MUP102CI Private Instruction: Percussion 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
17925
Dobson Campus

TBA

Private Instruction
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2023 - 12/15/2023

Class Started

Notes: Class 17925 Registration is by department permission only. To register please visit: https://www.mesacc.edu/departments/music/private-instruction

Fall Flex Start 2023

MUP190 Percussion Ensemble 1 Credits

Practical and performance experience in various percussion styles. Percussion literature from a diverse number of world musical traditions. Western European art music, various African traditions, Indian music, Japanese music, Indonesian music, Mexican, Central, and South American music, and percussion compositions from the American Experimental Tradition rehearsed and performed. Concerts presented throughout the semester. Percussion techniques are studied and refined as they relate to the literature performed. Emphasis placed on reading and listening skills, increased aesthetic discrimination. Informed performance practice and skills on all percussion instruments and traditions. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
18063
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/08/2023 - 12/15/2023
Fr
2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Closed

Notes: Class 18063 Students may contact instructor at: christopher.reidy@mesacc.edu

Class 18063 This course is for any/all percussion players in concert band (MUP162) which meets at the normal band time. For more information contact Rob Hunter at Robert.hunter@mesacc.edu or call 480-461-7884

Spring 2024

MUE108 Percussion Methods I 1 Credits

Practical class with emphasis on techniques of playing and teaching percussion instruments including hand position, rudiments, stick control, and elements of reading rhythms. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33569
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Open

7 of 8
Seats Available

Spring Flex Start 2024

MUP190 Percussion Ensemble 1 Credits

Practical and performance experience in various percussion styles. Percussion literature from a diverse number of world musical traditions. Western European art music, various African traditions, Indian music, Japanese music, Indonesian music, Mexican, Central, and South American music, and percussion compositions from the American Experimental Tradition rehearsed and performed. Concerts presented throughout the semester. Percussion techniques are studied and refined as they relate to the literature performed. Emphasis placed on reading and listening skills, increased aesthetic discrimination. Informed performance practice and skills on all percussion instruments and traditions. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27292
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
02/02/2024 - 05/10/2024
Fr
2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Open

13 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

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