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Drum Set Ensemble 2 - DRUM1302

Year - 2020

This subject will follow a trajectory beginning with Charles Wilcoxin's snare drum compositions, progressing through to complex contemporary rhythmic works for drum set. The ensemble will perform both through-composed and semi-composed materials, allowing for improvisational theory and action. Works included in the drumming ensemble repertoire will explore a variety of stylistic and rhythmic areas, thus offering a broad overview of contemporary and traditional drumming practices, rhythmic frameworks, and improvisational prompts.

Classes
1 x 2hr seminar/week + 1 x guest workshop and 1 x performance.

Assessment
weekly rehersals and performance (80%), 1 x report (20%), 1 x exam 20%.

Assumed knowledge
Students enrolling must have fundamentals of drum set performance and some performance experience in place. In addition, participants must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Performance degree, with a principal study in Drum Set.

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Simon Barker
HECS Band: 1
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