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Introduction to Hand Drumming; for credit

Saturday, September 17, 2016 @ 11:00 AM (EDT) - Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 12:00 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
Preparatory School 290 Huntington Ave BostonMA  02115
Saturday, September 17, 2016 @ 11:00 AM (EDT) - Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 12:00 PM (EST)
Co-Ed
Preparatory School 290 Huntington Ave BostonMA  02115

Introduction to Hand Drumming; for credit

Sep 17 - Jan 21 (Saturday)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Co-Ed

Preparatory School

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Meeting Dates

From Sep 17, 2016 to Jan 21, 2017

Each Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

About This Activity

Description

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 Continuing Education office at (617)585-1701.

Course Sub-Category

Percussion

Location

TBD

Organizer Info

  • New England Conservatory of Music Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education

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