Steelpan Techniques for Percussionists

Course Number
ILPH-391
Description

In this course, students learn the setup of all the steelpan instruments and the basic techniques of steelpan performance. This includes scale learning and sticking techniques. Students also learn to apply these techniques through simple arrangements that highlight the characteristic rhythms and comping (accompanying) patterns.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
None
Electable By
All percussion principals
Required Of
None
Semesters Offered
Fall
Location
Boston Campus
Department
PERC
Course Chair
Yoron Israel

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