Brazilian Instrumental Rating 4
In Brazilian Instrumental Rating 4, students will learn and apply instrument-appropriate roles to perform Brazilian music. Through participation in weekly supervised rehearsals, students will gain experience in performing Brazilian music that draws on styles such as bossa nova, samba, partido alto, choro, and afox'e. Emphasis will be given to stylistic integrity, musicality, individual interpretation, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy. Instrumentation: mixed winds, piano, bass, guitar, and drums.