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Big Beat: Brazilian Drumming, Grades 3-5
In this high-energy course, offered by The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, you explore the rhythms, songs, and dance of Brazil. Learn to play the alfaia (bass drum), caixa (snare drum), abê (shaker), and gonguê (bell) and sing traditional Brazilian songs. The class focuses on the parallels between 400-year-old Maracatu rhythms and New Orleans grooves that helped shape jazz, funk, and R&B. At the semester’...
Aug 05 - Aug 16
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
1:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Mime & Clown for Circus
This course is an exploration into Mime, Clown, Comedy, and Movement for Actors. This course will emphasize circus-style performance, strategies, and skills and will include: circus skills such as juggling, balancing skills, unicycle, stunts, pratfalls, and traditional classical circus clown routines. The Clown is a character-driven, eclectic, and highly skilled actor who works primarily visually and rhythmically to ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6904 - TDRU 2324 A
  • Stolzenberg, Mark
Jan 25 - May 10
On Campus
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Spring 2019
The Music Video
This course traces the history of the music video from the early 1980s to the present, exploring the connections and interrelations between culture, film and television, and music. We explore and analyze techniques such as the use of editing to create a visual landscape and reinforce the rhythm or form of the music. We survey video genres and the use of setting to trigger cultural associations in listeners, such as o...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1869 - NMUS 3701 A
  • Mason, Sonya
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Summer 2019
The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music Summer Intensive at Mannes Prep
Students are grouped in ensembles and work closely with distinguished  performers and educators from the faculty of the school. The intensive  features a low student-to-faculty ratio, a nurturing musical community,  unique learning experiences, and a completion concert. All students  participate in daily ensemble coachings, ear training, and theory  classes; they also explore jazz history thr...
Aug 05 - Aug 09
On Campus
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
Summer 2019
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