Great American Songbook Ensemble
Offered - Fall
Course number - ENVC-245
This course will familiarize voice students with jazz standard songs and composers of the "Great American Songbook," including George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, and many more who impacted America's music. Students will learn to sing and perform songs in the jazz style with rhythm section. In addition, students will learn about a specific song era, historical content, and the composer by making song introductions regarding the composer and song.
Course Chair: Anne Peckham
Required of: None
Electable by: Voice principals and piano/voice dual principals