Advanced Ensemble Writing

CW-211
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
AR-112, CW-171, and CW-216
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
CWPR majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus

Instruction in advanced small group writing concepts that encompasses sophisticated rhythm section scoring and groove writing, including writing for auxiliary percussion; an introduction to writing for voices and strings; background writing for horns, strings, and voices; manipulation of elements of large-scale form and structure; creation of complex, layered textures; and hybrid writing techniques involving sequencing and live players. In addition, the course will focus heavily on score and part preparation.

Department: 
CWP
Course chair: 
Andrea Pejrolo