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MUS 513-600 – Colorado All-State Middle School Choir Music Festival

A Spring 2019 Music Education Professional renewal Course

Course Objectives

Students will successfully prepare their own student(s) for CMASC Festival participation and discern ways in which to apply observed conducting and rehearsal techniques from CMASC rehearsals into their own teaching. Students will also evaluate and reflect on the effectiveness of the conducting gestures of guest clinicians are rehearsal technique of these nationally recognized leaders and compare their effectiveness to the sound of the ensemble.

Course Description

All State Middle School Choir (CMASC) will include the following components:

  1. Teacher musical preparation of their own students prior to the CMASC Festival.
  2. An All-State organizational/procedural meeting at the event.
  3. CMASC Festival rehearsal observations.
  4. Journal entry related to student preparation and events observed during of All State Middle School Choir rehearsals.
  5. CMASC Concert attendance.

Students will be required to obtain scores from the All State repertoire lists and prepare their own participating students prior to the CMASC event. The All-State Choirs are conducted by nationally known conductors.



Graduate Students

If any prerequisites are required, they will be listed above. Prerequisites require an instructor override in advance of your registration in Ursa. Please contact the instructor before registering to provide proof of completion of the prerequisite course. Other UNC staff are not able to assist with prerequisite overrides for registration.

UNC Degree Seeking Students

Current UNC graduate students can register for this course.

UNC Non-Degree Seeking Students

Non-degree seeking graduate status refers to a student who has at least a Bachelor's degree and has either applied to our Graduate School and not yet been admitted or is wanting to take classes but not pursue a degree. Please note, as a non-degree seeking student, you are not eligible for Financial Aid.


Use CRN: 24808

Follow the instructions for class registration using the CRN (Course Registration Number) listed above. Step 1 of this process can take 1-2 days turnaround time, so we recommend you start the process a couple of days in advance of the "add/register by" deadline posted on this page.

Directions for course registration and activation

Contact Us

Instructor email: Jill Burleson Burgett

UNC Extended Campus
Campus Box 21, Michener Library, Room L54
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Phone: 970-351-2594
Fax: 970-351-1870
E-mail: aimee.rogers@unco.edu
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Once You register

Registration Confirmation

Once registered, you will receive a registration confirmation letter in the mail. This letter will list the drop and withdrawal deadlines. If you wish to drop or withdraw from the course, you must contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@unco.edu or 970-351-2231 on or before the deadline date. It is your responsibility to know the drop and withdrawal deadlines and procedures.

Billing and Payment for Your Course

1. Any course materials costs (textbooks, digital access, etc.) are assessed and paid separately.
2. You will be billed for the cost of your course tuition.
3. Tuition for this course is listed in the Course Basics box on this page.
4. You will be billed by UNC Bursar's Office. For any questions regarding your billing please contact the Bursar's Office at 970-351-2201 or you can also access e-Bill on Ursa - please pay your bill by the end of the month in which it was received to avoid finance charges.


Course Basics

MUS 513-600
Level of Study
Online + Off Campus (contact instructor)
Course runs: January 31 - March 11, 2019
Add/Register by: February 9
Drop by: February 15
Jill Burleson Burgett
$65 / credit hour

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