Band Feast (players/singers) (MCO4704.01)

Kitty Brazelton

Bands meet for a 7-week intensive. Bandmembers (players/singers) work a minimum 6 hours of rehearsal and face-time per week. All culminates in the 5th and 6th weeks when instructor visits campus to coach in person. Resulting in a Band Feast, a marathon battle of the bands in the Deane Carriage Barn one week before Long Weekend.

While instructor is remote for the first four weeks, bandleaders are responsible for finding rehearsal space (when and if the Carriage Barn is unavailable) where the band can set up, play and be heard by the instructor through a mike and a laptop. After the show, we will meet once again remote for a debrief.


Learning Outcomes:
- collaboration
- music performance standards
- staging
- music making


Delivery Method: Remotely accessible
Prerequisites: You must be chosen to be in a band by bandleader/writer. Find out who is leading or interested in leading and tell them you are interested in playing or singing. The band must stay together for 7 weeks, have rehearsed at least 8 hours together before class begins and have made two recordings of songs.
Corequisites: Must be willing to play and show work at Music Workshop. Must arrive before workshop in time to tech before playing. Must be willing to follow bandleader instructions.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 2
Sat 1:40PM - 5:20PM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 16
Course Frequency: One time only

Categories: All courses , Composition , Remotely Accessible
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