Hand Drumming: Rhythm and Sound Exploration WORKSHOP

CRN: 
20107
Course Dates: 
March 21, 2015
Times: 
1-4 p.m.
Instructor(s): 
River Guerguerian
Course Catalogs: 
2015 Spring

Fee:  $35/person
Location: Odyssey Community School, 90 Zillicoa Street, Asheville, NC

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - OLLI MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED TO REGISTER

Learn proper playing techniques for hand drums and how to keep your internal time going. Explore rhythms from around the world. Bring your doumbek, frame drum, djembe, cajon, etc. or reserve a drum (as available) from the instructor. Participants will also experiment with gongs and Tibetan singing bowls and investigate their effects on the body.

River Guerguerian (riverhumm@yahoo.com) is a multi-percussionist/composer/educator and has been performing internationally for thirty years with such artists as Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Tan Dun, Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble, Lionel Hampton, Chuck Berry, and Ziggy Marley. He is the music director at the Odyssey Community School and director of the Asheville Percussion Festival. See River's website: www.ShareTheDrum.com