Arranging 2 for Entering Students

AR-112
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
Satisfactory placement score
Electable by: 
All entering students with placement score into this course
Required of: 
All entering students with placement score into this course
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Valencia (Spain) Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

The course encompasses the study of the properties of trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone, and baritone sax, and the writing/arranging processes of standard and spread voicings, approach techniques, melodic embellishment, and guide tone backgrounds. Focus is on applying the writing processes to soli and background writing for two-, three-, four-, and five-part combinations of these instruments. The course also contains an overview of the fundamental of writing for rhythm section including drums, bass, guitar, and keyboard.

 

Department: 
CWP
Course chair: 
Andrea Pejrolo