- Open to: children and adolescents
- Calendar: from September to June
- Application: from 1 June to 1 September
- Fees: variable based on the ISEE, see Application Fees button
- Notes: in case of openings in the class, it is possible to apply during the course of the year
The course’s goal is the students’ acquisition of the technical knowledge and basic skills in order to facilitate solo playing, in small, medium or large ensembles, expressing him/herself in a personal way but also aware of the formal and stylistic aspects relative to Jazz music.
To achieve this goal, particular attention will be given to the study of the repertoire most representative of the instrument – including ensemble music – and of the relative performance practices. Such goals must be achieved through favoring the development of the auditory perceptive skills and memorization with the acquisition of specific knowledge of organizational, compositional and analytical models of the music and their interaction.
In particular this course proposes to stimulate the students to reach a continual and efficacious development of skills and abilities like sight reading, instrumental technique, sound, rhythm, improvisation techniques and reading different genres and styles through exercises, etudes, transcriptions and analyses of the repertoire for Drum Set and Percussion in the field of Jazz and other genres.