Keyboard Lab – Improvisation

ILPN-253
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
ILPN-121 or overall ensemble rating 2
Electable by: 
Piano principals
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

A performance lab intended for keyboardists with little or no experience in improvisation. Instructional focus is on understanding of materials of improvisation both theoretically and aurally, and assimilating these materials into established musical forms and styles. Learning methods include playing with tapes and MIDI sequences, various call-and-response activities, and writing, performing, and analyzing improvisations.

Department: 
PIANO
Course chair: 
Tony Germain