An ensemble course in the musical arts of the Trinidadian steel band. Students learn to perform on steel band instruments and study the social, historical, and cultural context of the ensemble. We also address issues of theory, acoustics, arranging, and composing. Readings, recordings, and video viewings supplement in-class instruction. The ensemble will present public performances.
Audition InformationAll students interested in taking this class should attend the audition.
If you cannot make the audition, please contact the instructor.