The Salsa ensemble will study and perform the music of Eddie Palmieri, Isaac Delgado, Fania All-Stars, El Gran Combo, Marc Anthony, and Los Van Van. In this course, students will participate in weekly supervised rehearsals. Students will gain experience in performing traditional and contemporary salsa as well as folk rhythms from Cuba and Puerto Rico such as guaguancó, bomba, and plena. Emphasis will be given to stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy.
Written approval of course instructor
All B.M. and P.D. students
Fall, Spring, Summer