First of its kind, The Art of Class is a practical guide for musicians who want to expand their understanding of the dynamic forces we use when playing for Ballet Class. Full of audio and video examples, think of this as a handbook to consult on days when you need a shot of inspiration.
The Art of Class - Improvisation explains why it is important to play without the need to look at music manuscript and affirms that we have the musical instinct to do so.
This is a friendly practical guide offering ideas which you can practice and revisit, in order to develop the skill of music improvisation for dance. Everything in this e-book is based on the assumption you will be taking these skills into the dance studio.
Companion book The Art of Class - The Studio, is an in-depth practical journey looking at the construction of Class from a musicians’ viewpoint.It shows how to best apply the improvisation skills learned in book two in order to get the best out of Class.