Drumming in the elementary classroom workshop will include drumming skills in tone production and proper playing techniques. You will learn to construct formats for improvisation by identifying the elements of Question / Answer and Call / Response exercises and develop improvisational skills. You will learn to analyze an ensemble to discover relationships within the musical score, and how to modify World Music Drumming Ensembles with songs, movement, and for programs in your school. This workshop also will incorporate children’s books with several ways to illustrate literature with sound and drumming ensembles called “Sound Stories”.
Course Schedule (15 Contact Hours)
Friday: 5pm – 9pm
Saturday: 8am –5pm (1 hour break)
(5pm – 8pm Group Reflection (credit only)
(We understand teachers may be late arriving to Friday start time because of contract obligations)
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