Aug 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 1910 - Techniques and Improvisation I

Credits: 3

Description: This course provides students the opportunity to build a solid foundation of facility on their chosen instrument through a logical progression of exercises and application. Students are challenged to experiment with basic techniques to begin to develop a creative approach to improvisation. Students situate technical vocabulary and improvisational skills within a variety of musical contexts across numerous genres. Students develop a comprehensive method for practicing productively, keeping track of their own progress as they critically reflect on it. Group lectures are enhanced with masterclasses and opportunities for one-on-one tutorial sessions.

Note: This course may be taken once per instrument area.

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