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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS-1030 - Ensemble I: Latin Ensemble (1)

Prerequisite: prior study or performance experience required ;

This ensemble explores the diverse styles of Latin-American music with an emphasis on performance skills. Repertoire will include salsa, merengue, cha-cha, rumba, Latin jazz, bolero, reggae, and other styles. Performance skills will include improvisation, reading and playing Caribbean and South American rhythms, and interpretation of Latin musical styles. Those electing to play percussion will learn techniques of instruments such as the conga drum, bongos, claves, maracas, and timbales. The Latin Band is open to beginning and experienced musicians in the following instruments: woodwind (flute, clarinet, or saxophone), brass (trumpet or trombone), guitar, bass, piano, voice, and percussion.

Course Fee: $45

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