Applied Rock Band is an opportunity to be coached in group performance skills and individual instrumental or vocal technique necessary to perform popular music. A minimum of three students is required to form a rock band, with a maximum of five, and an interview/audition with the instructor is required before enrolling. Each participant must perform a distinct role within the group, for example. vocal, lead instrumental, rhythm. Many combinations are possible, and the group should be prepared to discuss their ideas with the instructor during the pre-registration interview/audition. This course does not count towards ensemble requirements for the music major and minor. Students must have their own instruments (other than drums), but may use W&J drum set, amplification equipment and facilities when enrolled in this course. This course carries a fee per student enrolled.