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Basic Principles of Improvisation for Activism
September 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDTFree
This class has been cancelled.
Jazz musicians draw on some very specific approaches to creating original music while staying mindful of a barrage of sound around them. We will listen to brief selections from great musicians, then draw on some of their useful wisdom for acquiring flexibility and valuing authenticity as we apply it to real circumstances and projects in our lives.
Dr. Terry Jenoure is a musician, writer, visual artist and educator who was born and raised in the Bronx into a Puerto Rican and Jamaican family. She holds Masters and Doctoral degrees in Education, a B.A. degree in Philosophy, and certification as a workshop leader by Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA). Terry was on the graduate faculty at Lesley University for 18 years, and is an independent researcher focusing on the use of the arts in conflicted communities in South Africa, Mexico, Israel, and Colombia. She served as the Director of the Augusta Savage Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst for three decades.