About the course
"Don't discard your musical ideas — evolve them! Follow along with Frank as you develop your favourite improvisations into bigger compositions. Grab your glue and let's get rearranging by cutting and pasting old melodies into new ones.
Tell a story through music with a melodic motif, spontaneous musical improvisation, and an intentional editing process."
Students will look at all the variations of Beethoven’s 5th piano reduction
Students will come up with 4 different pitch variations of the their motif
Students will come up with 4 different rhythmics variations of the their motif
Cut and Paste
Students will cut up each motivic idea and rearrange them in any order
Perform our piece
Students will glue their final product together.
Paper, pencil, instrument, provided Sheet Music.
Frank is a professional jazz musician with training from NYU and WWU. Nominated as the Emerging Artist of the Year 2017 by Earshot Jazz Magazine, his music is fluid and unapologetic. Frank aims to inspire a deep love of the art in his students.
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