Advanced Percussion

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Course Code: 
MUS 2115
Course Credit Units: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Academic Programs: 
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Course Description & Objectives: 

Developing form MUS 1211, this course enhances the skill at a higher level. As such, it grounds the skills in reading percussion music, its performance and critical analysis. The course includes repertoire from several different idioms: folk, blues, ragtime, classical, jazz, soul, funk, and a number of Latin America styles.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Objectives: 

  • To enhance the skills of playing different percussion instruments
  • To offer skills in creating accompaniment, soloing, arranging and improvisation on percussion
Learning Outcomes: 
  • Advanced level of playing an assortment of percussion instruments
  • Demonstration of the ability to create accompaniment, soloing, arranging in a musical performance
  • Ability to easily improvise


Advanced Percussion
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