Contemporary Performer

College of Performing Arts: Coll of Performing Arts

Non-Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Contemporary Performer

Spring 2023

Taught By: Gelsey Bell

Section: GB

CRN: 11877

Credits: 3

This course introduces and develops several key concepts important to the contemporary performer-improviser. Students will perform several times throughout the semester, demonstrating these various concepts. Concepts covered include playing solo, playing duo, and playing with non-traditional instrumentation; chromatic approaches to harmony and melody in improvisation; game theory based performances; and global influences on improvised music. The class will also include discussions and work pertaining to community engagement, and will include performances in non-traditional environments.

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Coll of Performing Arts (COPA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:22pm EST 11/30/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 453

Date Range: 1/24/2023 - 5/9/2023