Concert Reviews *You will watch Two live video taped or filmed concerts/performances. *It must be of a college level of expertise or higher. (No high school productions) *The concert must include live instrumental and/or vocal performers. (DJ concerts are not acceptable) *Concert papers are to be at least two FULL pages in length, 500 words typed and double-spaced. One-inch margins and 12pt. font. *Include link to the performance watched in your paper. *All factors from length, content, grammar, punctuation and style will be considered in the evaluation of your work. How to: Take notes before; during and after the performance to help you best describe the concert. Include titles of music, names of composers, musical styles, musicians, venue, date, time and location of performance. The review should have an Introduction: Give specifics of the concert, what, where, when, and who? Why did you choose this performance? Description: Discuss the pieces performed; include background to the pieces and the composers to give a context for your description and opinion. Use vocabulary developed in class and consider comparing the concert to any of the music we have listened to in class and/or your own music and concert experiences. Evaluation: Give your overall opinion to the performance. What were the strengths and weaknesses? How did the audience respond? Do you think the performers felt that their performance was successful? What pieces did you like best? How did the performance make you feel? What emotions did it evoke? In the Conclusion: Summarize your feelings and experiences at the concert. Did this performance meet you expectations? Was this performance like anything you have seen before? Is this something you would see again or recommend to a friend?