Nicholas Manson

Adjunct Faculty

Music

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

MTC203 Jazz Composition 3 Credits

Composition and analysis of standard song forms as well as other standard compositional practices and forms idiomatic to jazz.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC155, or MUP165, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33717
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Ended

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
27208
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Private Instruction
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
29191
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024
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
28980
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28980 John Coltrane Combo.

29600
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 29600 Thelonias Monk Combo

28981
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28981 Audition Required. Contact nicholas.manson@mesacc.edu for information.

Group Title: MPJE

Fall 2024

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
15428
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Open

5 of 9
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
15427
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Open

7 of 7
Seats Available

Notes: Class 15427 John Coltrane Combo

15768
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Open

6 of 6
Seats Available

Notes: Class 15768 Thelonius Monk Combo

15429
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

8 of 8
Seats Available

Notes: Class 15429 MPJE for audition information contact: nicholas.manson@mesacc.edu

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