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APST 142 - Beginning Improvisation

Next Offered: Spring Semester

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits: 2 Credits
Attribute: CNDP

Intended for beginning improvisers or those with only limited experience in improvisation, this class will introduce techniques and concepts that cultivate the development of basic improvisational skills: Melodic embellishment, outlining chords with melody, melodic transformation, developing vocabulary, strategies for ear training and strengthening theoretical knowledge.  This class is not genre specific; examples of common practices in a variety of styles and genres will be studied.

Enrollment Limit: 18
Instructor: P. Dominguez, Staff

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists in majors other than jazz. 

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