Sight-Reading Guitar 2A

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Performance

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

Sight-Reading Guitar 2A

Fall 2019

Taught By: Richard Boukas

Section: A

CRN: 1037

Credits: 1

The third and fourth semesters of the Guitar Sightreading program are conducted at a professional rehearsal level. Topics and skills include: reading 8va (octave higher than written), linear materials, written-out voicings and deciphering chord symbols, alternate clefs (bass, alto, tenor), transposing Bb and Eb parts at sight, advanced repertoire in contemporary jazz, classical (from Renaissance to contemporary, including choral and chamber ensemble reading from parts), Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and other world music traditions; odd meters, crossrhythms and polyrhythms; improvised solo transcriptions, actual charts from Broadway pits and studio sessions, instructor original compositions, folliowing a conductor and strategies for preparing larger pieces for performance and recording. Prerequisite: passing through Level 1B or advanced placement through initial screening.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Group Lessons (G)

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2019 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2019 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

*Status information is updated every five 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: 11:16pm 2/28/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 12:00pm - 12:50pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 613

Date Range: 8/27/2019 - 12/3/2019