Rhythm Studies 1 is the first in a series of four rhythm courses taught during each semester of the Dance Diploma. This intensive skills course focuses on the acquisition of strong skills in performance time-keeping, metre, rhythmic grouping, and tempo. The course introduces elements of Western European rhythmic principles side by side with other sophisticated rhythm traditions and practices from Africa, Latin America and India. The student develops a solid grounding in rhythmic practice and an introductory knowledge of available tools for strengthening rhythmic feel.
This course is part of the full-time Dance Program.
Course code: DNCE 1111
Length: 38 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.