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Whether in front of the audience or behind the scenes, expert instrumentalists are the heartbeat of the music scene. Good music is often transformed into great music by stunning instrumental performances and good players have the respect of all their musical peers. At USSCM you'll be given the tools and guidance to become an accomplished instrumentalist, who is aware of what is expected and who can deliver it.
The following example meets the minimum requirement for a performance concentration.
In the program design example below we add Schillinger before Advanced Improvisation. We recommend this strategy for players who want to have a significant competitive edge and to incorporate a thorough understanding of the sophisticated harmonic, rhythmic and melodic analysis tools developed by Joseph Schillinger, who influenced great Hollywood and New York songwriters, composers and improvising instrumentalists.