Introduction to Hand Drumming
Sep 17 - Jan 21 (Saturday)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
From Sep 17, 2016 to Jan 21, 2017
Each Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This course serves as an introduction to the various styles of Latin and Afro-Cuban hand drumming that a percussionist may encounter, such as Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Bolero, Guaguanco, Merengue, Plena, and other styles. Instruments covered in the course will be primarily congas and bongos, as well as guiros, cowbells, claves, and timbales. The performance-based course includes group technical instruction, stylistic considerations, improvising, and performing as an ensemble, giving students the necessary knowledge for any situation they may encounter.
If you have any questions regarding the Introduction to Hand Drumming class, please contact the Preparatory School office at (617)585-1160.
New England Conservatory of Music Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education