Native American Pow Wow Dance & Song
This course provides a broad overview of Native American Pow Wow in its present state. History and background of the Native Pow Wow will also be discussed. Musicians and other students of music will be interested in the theories and techniques of Native Pow Wow music that are explored in this course. Dances and their corresponding dance styles will also be investigated. Participation will be encouraged and options for attendance at nearby Pow Wows shall be offered; specifically, a class trip to Austin Pow Wow on November 8, 2014!
Marvin “Mo” Pair has a Master of Arts in Native American Studies and is a professional musician with over twenty years experience singing on Pow Wow drums as a head singer.
Requirements: Please note, this class will involve some dancing. The course fee does not include the entrance fee for the Austin Pow Wow.
Please note, this class will involve some dancing.
The course fee does not include the entrance fee for the Austin Pow Wow.
Date: Oct. 14-Nov. 11
Day: Tuesdays (5 meetings)
Time: 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM
Location: Thompson Conference Center, Room 2.120 (click for map)
Class limit: 20
Current enrollment: 6