International Cuban Music School Course Details

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The International Cuban Music Course is open to players of all instruments and singers of all experience levels. We also welcome non-players who would like to join our musical experience.

Date:  3rd - 10th Feb. 2018


Course Director:  Clive Fenner


Course Tutor:  Omar Puente


(For more information on Omar Puente visit www.omarpuente.com


Course Aims


An introduction to performing traditional and contemporary Cuban music:-


•    the history of Cuban music
•    an introduction to key styles of Cuban music
•    rhythm in Cuban music - for all instruments and singers
•    harmony in Cuban music
•    song form and structure in Cuban music
•    singing in Cuban music
•    improvisation in Cuban music
•    performing Cuban music


Activities will include


•    pre-course listening and playing
•    small group workshops
•    specialist instrument workshops for percussion, voice, piano, front-line
•    evening performances and 'jam'
•    end of week performance
•    visits to top music venues in Havana
•    time to visit Havana and beyond