An ensemble for piano performance majors that focuses on practical rehearsal techniques. The student applies rehearsal techniques to duos, trios, and larger ensembles with one or more horns.
An ensemble for piano principals emphasizing the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and compositional innovations of Thelonious Monk.
An ensemble for piano principals focusing on tunes in various jazz, pop/rock, and R&B styles.
This ensemble will expose the pianist to the stylistic diversity among gospel keyboard performers.
An ensemble designed for piano principals emphasizing basic synthesizer programming and performance in a live situation.
A hands-on, in-depth study of odd meters (5/4, 7/4, 5/8, 11/8 and 15/8) using rhythmic speech and counting/tapping of various groupings and accents.
This course emphasizes rhythmic aspects and the historical context of Afro-Cuban piano montunos.
An ensemble for piano students who want to improve their ability to function in an ensemble setting with bass and drums.
A piano ensemble designed for entering students with strong classical technique but little background in jazz performance.