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Pre-Requisite:  Instructor Approval

Course Description:    This course is designed for second or third year Steel Band participants or for students designated by the instructor as qualifying for the course. Students enrolled will learn a broad spectrum of drumming concepts through a low stress and spirited group environment. Music performed will include Reggae, Hip hop, Folk, Rock and traditional music styles. All instruments are provided and homework is minimal. Throughout the course, students will continue playing drums, reading music, and writing songs and will experience the thrill of performance. Drum set players who are proficient may enroll in the class with instructor approval.

Work Load:  The majority of work and practice in this class will happen during class time. Outside of class, the Steel Band will perform two concerts per year as well as occasionally for the student body on campus.

Why would you be interested in the Class:   Steel Band is a class for any student who wishes to continue exploring making music in a fun ensemble setting. Steel band is ideal for those students who have not received any formal instruction on an instrument, but is equally well suited for students with musical experience looking for a secondary performing ensemble.

  • Fine Arts - Performing