Warren Wilson College Catalog 07-08

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MUS/APS 160 Appalachian String Band 1 cr

For intermediate and advanced players with knowledge of basic chords and/or Appalachian repertoire, students will learn how to play as an ensemble and create a band with opportunities to perform on campus for dances and other community events. Through the classic Southern Appalachian string band repertoire, the class will explore rhythm, arrangements, lead and harmony singing, performance dynamics, and various possibilities of instrumental combinations.
Triad: Artistic Expression (Partial fulfillment)
Prerequisite: Some proficiency on an Appalachian stringed instrument.