Community World Music Ensembles: Steel Pan and African Percussion Ensemble

 CSPE End of Semester Performance

The Community Steel Pan Ensemble welcomes anyone interested in learning how to play the steel pan, the national instrument of Trinidad and Tobago, in a comfortable group setting. Throughout the session, the group will be playing traditional calypsos and other musical styles while learning the history of the pan and Trinidadian culture. The only requirement to become a member is that you must be able to read music. No prior experience with steel pans or even percussion is necessary. The session will end with an informal performance held in Loeb Hall 201. A minimum of 6 people will need to enroll in this ensemble.

The Community African Percussion Ensemble welcomes anyone interested in studying music from Ghana, Guinea, and Zimbabwe in a comfortable group setting. Throughout the session, the group will learn traditional songs by rote while learning the history of these countries' music and culture. No prior experience is necessary. The session will end with an informal performance. A minimum of 6 people will need to enroll in this ensemble. Mbira

Instruction
Community Steel Pan Ensemble - CANCELLED FOR FALL '20
-The only requirement to become a member is that you must be able to read music. No prior experience with steel pans or even percussion is necessary. A minimum of 6 people will need to enroll in this ensemble.
-Meeting Time: Mondays 7-8 PM, with an informal performance at the end of the semester
-Rehearsal Location: Sinquefield Music Center 182 (SMC 182)
-Instructor: Dr. Alex Fragiskatos
If you have any questions about this ensemble, please contact Alex Fragiskatos at fragiskatosa@moval.edu or Dr. Arns at Megan Arns at arnsm@missouri.edu.
 
Community African Percussion Ensemble - CANCELLED FOR FALL '20
- Prerequisites: No prior experience with percussion is necessary.
- Meeting Time: Wednesdays 7-8 pm, with an informal performance at the end of the semester
- Rehearsal Location: Sinquefield Music Center 385 (SMC 385)
- Instructor: Brianna Trainor
If you have any questions about this ensemble, please contact Brianna Trainor at bltmdf@mail.missouri.edu Megan Arns at arnsm@missouri.edu
 

Tuiton & Payment

Cost: $100 for 10 classes

Tuition is due by 5:00PM on the Friday of your first week of attendance.

Payments:

  • Credit card payments can be made in person from 9am-12pm or 1pm-5pm. You can also call 573-882-2606 to make a credit card payment by phone.
  • Checks should be made out to the MU School of Music and can be dropped off from 9am-12pm or 1pm-5pm or mailed to the address below. Please indicate the name of the applicant on the check.
  • Cash is only accepted in-person at the music office from 9am-12pm or 1pm-5pm.
  • Payments will not be accepted from 8am-9am or 12pm-1pm

Community Music Program
202 Sinquefield Music Center
Columbia, MO 65211

Schedule

Community Steel Pan Ensemble - CANCELLED FOR FALL '20 rehearses Monday evenings from 7-8 p.m., with an informal performance at the end of the semester.

Spring 2020 Semester 2: January 27-April 6 (10 classes)
January 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
March 2, 9, 16, 30
April 6
 
Community African Percussion EnsembleCANCELLED FOR FALL '20 rehearses Wednesday evenings from 7-8 p.m in the Sinquefield Music Center rm. 385, with an informal performance at the end of the semester.
 

Spring 2020 Semester 2: January 29-April 15 (10 classes)

January 29
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18
April 1, 15