MUTY 518 Advanced Clinical Piano Improvisations

The training will develop the concept of clinical improvisation and provide specific strategies for developing and applying clinical improvisation skills within a therapeutic relationship. Piano is the primary medium and use of the voice will also be addressed. A variety of styles will be explored. In addition, the concept of developing improvisations based on classical repertoire will be presented. The importance of thematic development specific to individual client profiles will be discussed. Experiential work of improvising with others will provide opportunities for integrating the knowledge, skills and abilities addressed in the training. Required readings as well as video and audio recordings will be utilized as learning tools.




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