Lehman Music Education Symposium 2013
Mon to Fri, July 8 to July 12
8:30am to 4:30pm
Professor Victor Rendon
MSP 750-H01B (3 graduate credits, 3 hours) -or-
MST 485-H02B (3 undergraduate credits, 3 hours)
Courses meet concurrently.
[Intermediate Non-Western Concepts: Rhythms of the Middle East and South India.]
An overview of playing techniques and rhythmic concepts from the Middle East and South India. Suitable for all music practitioners; percussion specialization not required. Instruments covered will include dumbek, riq, tar, bendir, and kanjira.
Visually and aurally recognize various Middle Eastern and South Indian instruments and rhythms. Demonstrate proper playing technique on dumbek, riq, tar, bendir and kanjira. Vocalize and play a selection of traditional rhythms in the proper regional / traditional style. Demonstrate an understanding of the cultural and historical contexts of the music covered in the course. Develop lesson plans for student populations.
If you are a current Lehman student, please email Darina Bejtja to obtain departmental permission.
If you are a new or returning student, please submit the Visiting Music Student Application Form form to the address on the application, with a check for the appropriate admission fee only. If you are a new student, please also include an official transcript of your degree(s).
Please click here for the fee schedule.
For further information, please contact the Music Department at 718-960-8247, or email Darina Bejtja in the Music Department office.
Last modified: May 8, 2013