Steelpan Techniques for Percussionists

ILPH-391
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
None
Electable by: 
All percussion principals
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

In this course, students learn the setup of all the steelpan instruments and the basic techniques of steelpan performance. This includes scale learning and sticking techniques. Students also learn to apply these techniques through simple arrangements that highlight the characteristic rhythms and comping (accompanying) patterns.

Department: 
PERC
Course chair: 
Omar Hakim
Taught By