Percussion Ensemble with Barbara Allen includes many aspects World drumming. There is a different focus each semester. Ethnic drumming of West Africa, the Middle East, Cuba and Brazil, parade styles, mallet ensembles, written ensembles for the classical and modern percussion battery, music for found objects, and original compositions are all a part of what the students get together during the year to rehearse and perform. Various small ensembles are created specifically for the skills of the group, and rehearsals are scheduled on Friday evenings, about seven or eight per semester.
Tuition: $225 for 8 sessions
Instructor: Barbara Allen (for more information email Barbara at Barbara@aquarianmusic.com or MusicProgram@RiverArts.org)