MUSC 3227 New Music Seminar

3 hours, 3 credits

The course explores contemporary trends in new music through discussion, presentations, guest artists, and new works written for guest ensembles. Extended techniques, notation, historical precedents, improvisation, performance strategies, and our place(s) in the new music community will be examined. New compositions will be created, realized, and collectively critiqued over the course of the seminar.


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