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MUSP 3070. Orchestral Ensemble Activities (0-5-1) Prerequisite: 4 credits of MUSP 1070. Rehearsal and performance of orchestral and string ensemble literature. The course exists as a variety of ensembles: primarily the CSU Philharmonic and the Chamber Orchestra. Open to all students on an audition basis. The repertoire provides experience of a variety of musical styles. May be repeated for credit.

MUSP 3080. Wind Ensemble Activities (0-5-1) Prerequisite: 4 credits of MUSP 1080. Rehearsal and performance of wind band and chamber wind literature. The course is divided by section into the CSU Wind Ensemble and the CSU Wind Orchestra by audition process. Chamber wind groups are formed as literature demands within both large wind band ensembles. Open to all students on an audition basis. The repertoire is carefully selected to provide a variety of musical experiences from the traditional to the historical, to the cutting-edge of contemporary art music. May be repeated for credit.

MUSP 3090. Vocal Ensemble Activities (1-4-1) Prerequisite: 4 credits of MUSP 1090. Rehearsal and performance of choral and operatic ensemble literature. The course exists as a variety of ensembles: Chamber Singers (the premiere mixed ensemble, primarily but not limited to music majors), Women's Vocal Ensemble (primarily but not limited to music majors), Concert Chorale (primarily but not limited to music majors), Chorale (comprised of CSU students and members of the community from Columbus and the surrounding region), Choral Union (the combined ensembles), and other chamber vocal ensembles. Admittance to any and all choirs is based on successful completion of an individual vocal audition. May be repeated for credit.(Course fee required.)