Ear training

Karen Asatrian

Ear training is the most valuable type of training for any musician—and perhaps especially for any improviser. Ear training provides the foundation for every aspect of a musician’s work as it pertains to melody, harmony, rhythm, timbre, form, and density. In order to do any of these aspects full justice, one needs to hear with both depth and accuracy.

Active participation: all instrumentalists and composers
Intensity level: 2 (individual lessons)