Explorations in Process and Mastery - Spring 2020 - Mr. Tim Fitts
(Explorations in Process & Mastery SP20)

In this Nonfiction Writing class, we will explore our Creative Processes and Processes of Mastery. This class is designed to allow students the opportunity to examine their own journeys, formed by years of accumulated practice, performance, meditation and instruction. The objective of the course will be to create essays and observations of value to individuals pursuing similar goals. Students will be required to write essays detailing their Creative Processes and/or Processes of Mastery pertaining to both musical and nonmusical endeavors. Possible readings include: Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast, Igor Stravinsky, Poetics of Music, Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners, as well as the Confucian translations of Ezra Pound.