teaching

Workshops

(For Everyone - Music & Non-Music Majors)

Music is All Around Us!

WORKSHOP

• Exciting, interactive introduction to music

• Short, exciting pieces blending lyrical, colorful melodies with percussive rhythms

 

Mastery Level: Beginning

 

With Quartet

 

The Origins of the Blues: What is the Blues?

WORKSHOP

• An interactive, fun and engaging clinic learning about the blues and it's presence in today's music

• A historical & geographical analysis of the blues and the influence of society and culture

 

Mastery Level: Beginning & intermediate

 

With Quartet

Rhythms of the World (45 min)

WORKSHOP

• A musical whirlwind experience traveling around the world and exploring rhythms

• Jazz and world music pieces performed by the CT4tet, explaining the connections between geography, history and music

 

Mastery Level: Beginning & intermediate

 

With Quartet

Rhythm and Justice: Music As A Voice Of Social Consciousness

WORKSHOP

• A historical analysis on music and its relation to history

• Performance of historic pieces

 

With Quartet 

Jazz and Pop Culture: An Interdisciplinary Look on The Influence of Jazz in American Culture

LECTURE

• Fashion, Film, Photography, Dance, Language, Art and other aspects of

society influenced by the Jazz Age as well as how they influenced the

music itself.

• Audio/Visual Presentation (videos, pictures, music)

 

Solo

Women in Jazz: The First Ladies of Jazz

LECTURE

• The front leading women in Jazz: Vocalists & Instrumentalists

• The origins of Female Bands

 

Solo 

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