The Peter Benjamin Master Class is an advanced concepts and practicum course for developing musicians who have successfully developed a degree of musical fluency and skill. Peter brings his considerable experience and expertise in performance, songwriting and collaboration, production, recording, and composition for media to this advanced course.
Participants will have access to a comprehensive set of tools with which to conceptualize the language and performance of music. They will explore the concept of tonality and tonal language as guiding principles with which to understand and master harmonic and melodic dimensions of music. They will also develop rhythmic fluency and literacy as part of an embodied and conceptual knowledge base in an exploration of the idiomatic landscape of various musical styles. Particular emphasis on composition, arrangement, improvisation, and recording technology will be used to focus our skills in this advanced track.