Provides students with an opportunity to develop their music abilities through solo or ensemble performances before college audiences, through individualized private study of instrumental or vocal music under the supervision of qualified teachers. A recital is performed during the semester in class and a jury (musical exam) is performed for the music faculty during exam week. A minimum of twelve (12) one-hour lessons is required. Cost of lessons is not included in MCC tuition. Technology of recording is studied including selection and placement of microphones, mixing of tracks to a digital computer program, and conversion to MP3s to create an audio portfolio. One class hour plus one hour of private instruction. (May be repeated 4 times for a total of 8 credits.)(SUNY-A) .