New Music Improvisation Ensemble
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - ENPN-371
An ensemble for pianists to study improvisational systems and structures using both traditional notation and other methods such as graphic, visual, or written instructions. Topics include motivic development; varied scales and harmonic materials; dynamic registral and spatial contrasts; and repetition and variation of patterns with an emphasis on listening and group interaction. Students are encouraged to develop their own compositions for performance in class.
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Prerequisites: ILPN-113 and ILPN-121, or overall ensemble 2
Required of: None
Electable by: Piano principals