Flamenco Rhythm Styles
This course enables students to enhance their knowledge of flamenco music, focusing on the study and practice of its rhythms and percussion. Composing and arranging music inspired by the flamenco tradition will lead the students to discover the style, expanding their musical language and creative skills. Students will develop their ability to play flamenco cajón and claps. Students will complete exercises that enhance their sense of rhythm as well as their interpretative and improvisational skills in a practical environment that involves composition and arranging projects, listening, and playing music. Students learn to maintain stylistic integrity by developing their domain over rhythmic practices associated with flamenco music.