August 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dive into the fascinating world of Baroque improvisation!
Improvisation was a key element and expectation of Baroque performance. From ornamentation and embellishment to spontaneous moments of fugal fury, performers impressed by expressing their unique musical tastes through improvised moments of musical genius. Join pianist and baroque music specialist Dr. Ashley Oakley as she surveys important Baroque musical styles, details the expressive qualities of improvised music, and performs examples in demonstration of the craft!
RSVP HERE, and enjoy the below improvised piece to prep your ears for the style!