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    Oberlin College
  Jan 22, 2018
Course Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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APST 808 - Performance & Improvisation Ensemble

Next Offered: [2013-2014]
Semester Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Credits (Range): 1
Attribute: CNDP
Performance and Improvisation Ensembles provide an opportunity for students to enrich their existing musical vocabularies and skills through practical exploration of many different world musics and improvisation across a range of genres and styles.  Emphasis is placed on transcription and creating a means of adaptation to the student’s primary (western) instrument.  Ensemble instruction will be divided into two modules per semester, each focusing on the musical styles of a particular region (Sub-Saharan Africa, South America/Central America/The Caribbean, Northern Africa/The Middle East, Asia).  PI ensembles will participate in intensive residencies and collaborative performances with visiting artists.
Enrollment Limit: 999
Instructor: J. Haddad
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes
APST 140 or 141 (Internalizing Rhythms) and APST 142 (Beginning Improvisation) or demonstrated improvisational skill.  Audition and instructor’s consent required.  Students with highly proficient performance skills on a unique or indigenous instruments are also eligible to audition. PI ensembles may not be used to satisfy major ensemble requirements.

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