New Music Improvisation Ensemble

ENPN-371
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
ILPN-113 and ILPN-121, or overall ensemble 2
Electable by: 
Piano principals
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

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.

Department: 
PIANO
Course chair: 
Dave Limina
Taught By