This program is designed as a one to two hour excursion into the world of percussion. It includes short performances on a diverse range of instruments along with historical information and discussion of the various instruments and genres presented. This program is for all ages and audience types interested in hearing and learning about the varying instruments encompassed in the amazingly diverse percussion family of instruments.
Music from Africa
This program showcases some of the music from the West African country of Ghana. It can include varying amounts of discussion, performance, and hands-on instruction depending on the situation. Instruments can include the gyil (xylophone) and various types of drums and the lecture component can include discussion of the music and my travels throughout the southern region of Ghana.
Contemporary Solo Percussion Concert
This is a solo concert of contemporary percussion works. With a duration of a little over an hour, the specific repertoire performed will vary depending on the date and venue but can include a variety of instruments such as marimba, multi-percussion setup, body percussion, snare drum, and more.
A traditional clinic format that can be catered to audiences of various experience levels and instrument groups. This program tackles common music topics like percussion technique, rhythm, practice habits, and sight reading in fun and engaging ways. The emphasis is on broadening the perspective of music students through exercises and a detailed, multi-faceted discussion of the topics.
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