Musical Instruments: Design, Build, Play


Winter 2015 quarter

Taught by

sculpture

In accompaniment to the study of musical sound, participants will construct a series of simple musical instruments that incorporate a vibrating membrane, vibrating string(s), or column of air. These unique soundings will present further exploration of scales/tunings, electrification, composition and more. We will practice playing our instruments together with help from a guest artist. No previous experience (musical or otherwise) is required, and all levels (especially musical) are welcome. Required text: Musical Instrument Design by Bart Hopkin.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

musical instrument design, sound design, experimental music

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5:30-9:30p Thursday

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Required Fees

$80 for project materials and supplies

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Winter)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 16

Winter

Course Reference Numbers

Fr - So (4 credits): 20204
Jr - Sr (4 credits): 20205

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