WORLD MUSIC + DANCE
WORLD MUSIC + DANCE are two strands of study that offer a kinesthetic approach to learning. Students journey into a rich cultural landscape integrating mind, body, and spirit, through high-energy, hands-on exploration of the local music, dance, and traditions of other countries and cultures.
Students interested in Ballet and Modern Dance, should check out the Dance department coursework and requirements.
World Music students participate in:
- Japanese Taiko drumming
- Indonesian Gamelan and Chant
- Afro-Brazilian Samba percussion
- Afro-Cuban drumming
- World Chorus
World Dance students are introduced to dance traditions of:
- West Africa
- Indian Bhangra & Bollywood
- Filipino Tinikling
- Mexican Folklorico
Students learn the fundamentals of movement and technique, choreography, dance theory, and history from a global perspective with an emphasis on dance customs and current practices.