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GE Course: The Brazilian Experience

Music 3360

The Brazilian Experience: Surveying Brazilian Culture through Music and Education *

Summer Term

GEL: Visual and Performing Arts (VPA)

GEN: Traditions, Cultures and Transformations Theme (TT)

Open to music majors and non-majors. No previous musical experience required.

* This is a 4-credit theme course.

Please consult Class Search to confirm course meeting times, locations and delivery mode. 

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide Ohio State students with an intense immersion experience centered on Brazilian music, culture and education.
Following six days of on-campus coursework, participants will trek to Salvador and Rio de Janeiro for two weeks of study and cultural engagement. Events include city tours of Salvador and Rio; master classes in Afro-Brazilian percussion, samba and forro dance styles; Brazilian chamber music and samba school traditions. Additionally, participants will perform eight school concerts for Brazilian school children in Calabar, Pacificadora, Barrio de Paz, Maple Bear (Salvador) and Meu + Seu (Rio).

For program details, application and more, visit the Ohio State Office of International Affairs.