10am to 6pm
Varner Hall, Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309 [map]
Percussion Day is targeted to all students, junior high through adult, who are interested in the Oakland University experience. The entire OU percussion faculty will be present which includes: Mark Stone, Dan Maslanka, Mike Medvinsky, Sam Jeyasingam, Sean Dobbins with guests Miguel Gutierrez and Sandy Mabery. The students will enjoy solo and ensemble coaching sessions; learn how to start a school drum group; learn to play the Kanjira; Jazz drum-off; Latin percussion; Steel drums and participate in a drum circle.
The day will be filled with exciting experiences from percussion around the world!
Note: Parents and Teachers are welcome to attend!
· 10am to 1pm – Room 110 Varner Hall
Solo and ensemble coaching with Dan Maslanka
(fine tune your MSBOA percussion pieces)
· 10am to 11:30am – Room 134 Varner Hall
Drumming in the Classroom with Mike Medvinsky
(how to start a school drum group - featuring students from the
Indaba Drumming Ensemble)
· 11:30am – 1pm – Room 134 Varner Hall
South Indian rhythm with Sam Jeyasingam (learn to play the Kanjira)
· 2pm to 4pm – Room 134 Varner
Jazz drum-off with Sean Dobbins
(play a solo, or bring your jazz combo)
· 2pm to 3:30pm – Room 110 Varner
Latin Percussion with Miguel Gutierrez
(learn Latin rhythms on drum-set and other percussion)
· 3:30pm to 5pm – Room 110 Varner
Steel Drums with Mark Stone (learn to play pan)
· 4pm to 5pm – Room 134 Varner
Jazz Drum Set 101 with Sean Dobbins (develop your jazz knowledge)
· 5pm to 6pm – Room 134 Varner Hall
Drum Circle with Sandy Mabery (equality through rhythm).
For more information, contact Deneen Stapleton at firstname.lastname@example.org.