Jun 23, 2024  
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025 
    
[PRELIMINARY] Course Catalog 2024-2025
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APST 808 - Performance and Improvisation Ensemble

HC CNDP
2 credits
This course providse an opportunity for students to enrich their existing musical vocabularies and skills through practical exploration of many different musics of the world 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. Audition required. Students with highly proficient performance skills on a unique or Indigenous instrument are also eligible to audition.

Prerequisites: (APST 140 or APST 141) and APST 142.



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