Improv Game of the Day: Write What You Can Sing

Improv Game of the Day: Write What You Can Sing

  1 player, i.e. you. You have 1 minute. Write a melody that you can easily sight sing. Now yo...

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Tag: charles-young, improv-games-2, improvisation, lyrics, melody

Improv Quote of the Day: Early Musicians Were All Creative

Improv Quote of the Day: Early Musicians Were All Creative

The strict division into groups of creative musicians (composers), performing musicians (singers, ...

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Tag: creative-music, creative-musicians, early-music, ernest-thomas-ferand, improv-quote, improvisation

Improv Game of the Day: Interval Accompaniment

Improv Game of the Day: Interval Accompaniment

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Tag: accompaniment, improv, improv-game, intervals, music

Improv Games of the Day: Forever Young!

Improv Games of the Day: Forever Young!

Nobody makes it alone. We all need teachers, mentors, friends, and community to help us through life...

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Tag: charles-rochester-young, evan-mazunik, university-of-wisconsin-stevens-point

Classical Conversations?

Classical Conversations?

This week is high school band camp at the university. I'm giving two masterclasses (Dan Spencer is...

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Tag: charles-rochester-young, evan-mazunik, university-of-wisconsin-stevens-point