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Thursday, 19 September, 2019

[PHOTOS]: RCS wardens complete ’Basic Music Course’ at PTS

Eighteen Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS) wardens, on Thursday, completed a six-month ‘Basic Music Course’ at the Police Training School (PTS) Gishari in Rwamagana District.

The 24-week course covered both theoretical and practical music sessions, including clef and compass, note values and rests, rests and tied notes as well as Music terms and signs.

Others include time signature and grouping, key signatures and scales of major keys, key signatures and scales of minor keys, intervals above the given notes, intervals below the given notes, tones degrees and their technical names and band display, among others.

Commissioner of Police (CP) Vianney Nshimiyimana, the Commandant of PTS, while speaking at the closing of the course, congratulated the trainees and trainers for the “job well done.”

“This course has left RCS personnel with the required knowledge and skills to enhance their professionalism,” CP Nshimiyimana said.

He, however, observed that skills development is a continuous process adding that “there is a need for further upgrading of music skills.”

CP Nshimiyimana said that composing music, transcription of music, arranging music for marching and jazz band require continuous training.

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