Playshops for Tots & Teens
Drumming taps children into the power of music, offer a means of self-expression.
Drumming is such a wonderful quick-start activity that everyone, even toddlers, can do immediately.
- Learning playing techniques and history from different types of drums:
- Djembe (Africa)
- Frame Drum (Middle East, India, Spain, Italy, Iran)
- African Drumming
- Learning how to solo
- Call and Response playing, where the student learns how to listen and respond through drumming
- Drumming games that show different ways to understand rhythm
- Body Percussion
- Dancing to World Music
- Singing while drumming
- Solkattu (South Indian Vocal Percussion)
- Instrument making!
Drumming introduces the child to something that is not only a rich ancient tradition, but it is also fun to do. Studies prove that drumming calms people, relaxes the mind and adds more enjoyment to life.
The drumming workshops are organized differently depending upon the age groups being taught.
The workshops are ideal for a one time experience (special class assemblies), after school program or as a residency program that leads to a PERFORMANCE!.
Drums are provided for the workshops.
Drums can be provided for up to 1,000 Children!!!
Your child will leave this experience *inspired * energized * jazzed about music, drumming, dancing and singing!
SPECIAL RESIDENCY PROGRAMS FOR TEENS:
COMPOSE & RECORD YOUR OWN TUNE!
Learn how to compose, and then record your song – take home your very first composition – with percussion, guitar, piano, voice – whatever instrument you are inspired to play
THE HEART OF RHYTHM
Group World Drumming Series (Great for after school program)
Bring Drumming to your school!
Marla can taylor a program to fit your school’s needs!
Please contact Marla for an informational Interview to learn more...