Rhythm Studies Ensemble Workshop 1 

Course Number: MUS-214GDLCredit Hours: 1

Course Description

As a continuation of Rhythm Studies 1, this course instructs the musician in developing fluency while playing in more odd-meter time signatures (5/4, 7/4, 9/8, 11/8, 15/8 etc.). The class is exposed to different feels and time concepts, and is challenged to play in a variety of odd, extended, or shifting meters, with the goal of applying these concepts to their own musical endeavors.   Prerequisite: Rhythm Studies 1.



Hardware & Equipment Requirements:

You will need:

  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Amp
  • Metronome (or metronome app)
  • Audio Technica ATR2100-USB microphone
  • Behringer Xenyx Q502USB Mixer
  • CD/MP3 player (separate from computer)
  • Webcam
  • Desktop or laptop PC or Mac with speakers, running the most up-to-date versions of Google Chrome or Firefox (see “Software Requirements” for more info)
  • Video/audio recording software, such as iMovie or Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Printer, so that you can print out music examples used in the course or an iPad or similar device

Software Requirements: