Paul W. Brewer

Residential Faculty - Music

Music

480-461-7887

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

MHL204 Hip-Hop Music and Culture 3 Credits

A history of Hip-Hop's musical and artistic elements and how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have shaped its evolution.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28068

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Closed

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 28068 Students may contact instructor at: paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

MHL242 Music History and Literature 1750 to Present 3 Credits

In-depth study of music history from the Classical period through the Contemporary period.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MHL241 or permission of instructor.

General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27273

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 27273 Students may contact instructor at: paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

MUP162 Band 1 Credits

Designed to emphasize instrumental techniques and the preparation of all styles of band literature for ensemble performance. Includes public performances. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28831
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

MUP163 Jazz Ensemble 1 Credits

Practical and performance experience in various jazz styles. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27239
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 27239: Auditions required.

Spring Flex Start 2024

MHL204 Hip-Hop Music and Culture 3 Credits

A history of Hip-Hop's musical and artistic elements and how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have shaped its evolution.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28297

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 28297 Students may contact instructor at: paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

MHL204 Hip-Hop Music and Culture 3 Credits

A history of Hip-Hop's musical and artistic elements and how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have shaped its evolution.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14671

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

13 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 14671 Students may contact instructor at: paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

14734

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

25 of 25
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 14734 Students may contact instructor at: paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

MHL241 Music History and Literature to 1750 3 Credits

In-depth study of music history from the primitive era through the Baroque period.

Prerequisites or Corequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC155 and MTC156, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13845

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

13 of 16
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 13845: Students may contact instructor at: paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

MUE107 Woodwinds Methods I 1 Credits

Practical class with emphasis on techniques of playing and teaching woodwind instruments including embouchure, breath control, tone, mouthpiece selection, and literature. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33782
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

9 of 10
Seats Available

MUP162 Band 1 Credits

Designed to emphasize instrumental techniques and the preparation of all styles of band literature for ensemble performance. Includes public performances. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14028
Dobson Campus

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 14028 This section is for woodwind players only. For auditions or other information please contact Paul Brewer at paul.brewer@mesacc.edu

MUP163 Jazz Ensemble 1 Credits

Practical and performance experience in various jazz styles. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13939
Dobson Campus

Performing Arts Center Instrum

In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Open

18 of 18
Seats Available

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