Performing and composing music with visual communication
I had the opportunity to work at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London with talented and gifted young musicians on performing and creating compositions from visual communication. The above clip of me juggling balls changes in 2, 3, 4, before dropping them all at 5 time. I wanted them to see the changes in ball numbers and the timing of the rhythms by being a ‘juggler’. Here are some of the responses and ideas with improvisation below.
Expressive performance: in sign, rhythm, distances of sound and emotions:
Another class tried out activities where they look into interpreting words into visual performance, including their hands, facial expressions and emotions.
Examples of clips and photos: