Modal Music Ensemble

Director: Adrian McNeil

The modal music ensemble is an intercultural project which draws upon the creative melodic and rhythmic practices outside of an explicit harmonic environment. The repertoire of this unique ensemble comprises of contemporary tunes that draws about reworked traditional musical approaches and improvisatory practices from across Asia. Participation in this ensemble will help you develop: structured improvisation skills, ways of constructing melody based on modal thought, and strategies to gain greater confidence in rhythmic fluency.