Five College Consortium

African Opera

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Music
Course Number: 
228
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
In this course, African opera will provide the framework for exploring salient features of African music. The course will begin by examining a wide range of performance elements, including ensemble practice, the role of dance, and musical storytelling. The second part will feature practical sessions culminating in a public performance of an African opera. Students will work with visiting and local musicians and choreographer. The practical sessions will afford students an opportunity to reflect on the theoretical issues examined earlier on in the semester, and gain practical knowledge of the African operatic tradition.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
103130,102804
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
102804

Course Sections

African Opera
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Olabode Omojola bomojola@mtholyoke.edu MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Pratt Memorial Music Bldg 109