Jazz Performance and Pedagogy

This course will include essential elements of melodic improvisation, ensemble coordination, and stylistic awareness. Students will also explore aspects of how to run a jazz program in the context of school and studio settings, including curriculum design, repertoire, improvisational methods, and directing a jazz ensemble. PREREQ: MUSC 1115 and either MUSC 1406 or 1455 or permission of department (exp 2) cr 3. Must be taken concurrently with registration in an Applied Major (Jazz) or a jazz ensemble. Students may not retain credit for both MUSC 3276 and MUSC 3275.