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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Portfolio for Music
Course: MUC295AB

First Term: 2002 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S


Description: Includes developing a portfolio that demonstrates music related skills and marketing of songs, recordings, and musical performances



MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Use presentation skills for marketing music skills and products. (I, II)
2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate with agents, team workers, and prospective employers. (III)
3. Develop a portfolio of musical products, including examples of promotionals, recordings, videos, presentation materials. (IV)
 
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Selecting the Right Pieces for a Portfolio
   A. Who is the client and what does the client want to see or hear?
   B. Number of pieces: unless specified, quality over quantity
   C. A neat and clean presentation:
      1. Simple
      2. Brief
      3. User friendly
   D. Style appropriate for client
   E. Keeping the portfolio up to date
II. Presenting One`s Work
   A. Initial contact with client
   B. Good quality promotionals, recordings, videos
III. Verbal Skills Needed in Discussing the Portfolio
   A. Who is the client and what is the objective?
   B. Expressing one`s ideas and working with the client
   C. Criticism
      1. Learning from it
      2. How it can improve your portfolio
IV. Developing a Portfolio
   A. Including actual examples of one`s work
   B. Including reproduced samples
   C. Troubleshooting
      1. Identifying weak points
      2. Improving content and presentation
 
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  5/28/2002

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