World Percussion for Percussionists
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - PSW-335
A course for percussion principals focusing on abilities and techniques used to produce a wide variety of sounds from any hand drum (frame drum, dumbek, etc.). Emphasis on rhythms of North Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey and how to apply them to contemporary American music. Class meetings are split weekly into lecture and playing sections.
Course Chair: John Ramsay
Required of: Hand percussion principal MUED and PERF majors; total percussion principal PERF majors
Electable by: Vibraphone, drum set, and hand percussion principals