|This course may be repeated for credit.|
An ensemble course in the musical arts of the Trinidadian steelband. Students learn to perform on steelband instruments and study the social, historical, and cultural context of the ensemble. We also address issues of theory, acoustics, arranging, and composing. Readings, recordings, and video viewings supplement in-class instruction. The ensemble will present public performances.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance is required.
A sign up sheet will be posted in the Music Studios Lobby. Sheet music will be available with the sign-up sheet and students should attend practice sessions on Monday and Wednesday at 1:10 in the Usdan Music Room B23 to prepare for the auditions on Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11.
|Instructor(s): Blejewski,Hallie Rita Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: USDANDRUM; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 20
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 8||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 7|