GE Course: The Brazilian Experience


Music 3360

Summer Term

(not currently offered)

GE: Visual and Performing Arts / Open Option

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

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.