The Acoustic Unplugged ensemble will meet weekly for a supervised rehearsal. In this class students will focus on the development and performance of traditional and modern acoustic players whose repertoire is totally unplugged. Artists include Eric Clapton, Edward Powell, Tommy Emmanuel, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, Sting, Paco De Lucía, Andy McGee, etc. In this course, students will participate in weekly supervised rehearsals. Students will gain experience arranging all aspects of a song including vocals. Students will take part in a end of semester performance. Emphasis will be given to stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic and rhythmic accuracy. Instrumentation: piano, bass, two guitars, drums, and three voices.