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Music
Course Description

MUS 126
Music Improvisation Ensemble I
Fall

MIE is an instrumental/vocal ensemble devoted to intensive work on non-idiomatic (and pan-idiomatic) improvisation. Some basic instrumental or vocal experience is required. The focus of the course is on careful listening, sensitivity to the moment, creating an atmosphere of mutual respect, and developing a vocabulary which allows players to compose spontaneously with others.

Course Credit:
1

Instructor(s):
Staff
Instructor consent required.

Note(s):
Acceptance into the course is determined by an informal audition that takes place during the first session of the semester. The purpose of the audition is to assess your level of technical ability and experience of playing with others. Graduates admitted with the consent of the instructor(s).
Limit fifteen students.
Open to undergraduates only.

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Last Updated: 6/23/17