Feb 03, 2023  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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APST 142 - Beginning Improvisation

HC CNDP
2 credits
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. Prerequisite & Notes: Prerequisites: Open to all instrumentalists and vocalists in majors other than jazz.



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