The Rhythm Connection Workshop

Artist: DrumatiX
Type: Workshop
Art Form: Music
Grade Level: K-12
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In this workshop, students will explore making different rhythms and beats through body percussion, bucket drumming, and percussion on various everyday found objects. Participants will connect to their inner musician and mover, and explore both individual and group work. The will learn how to be "in time" with the beat, and understand the value of collaboration with, and listening to, each other. The workshop is divided into 4 parts: an introduction to body percussion, a bucket drumming circle, a "junkyard items" orchestra--in which students will practice playing found objects such as plastic bags, metal spoons, pots, pans, tin cans, and broomsticks--and finally, a drumming combination on buckets with music. The workshop doesn't require any previous knowledge or experience in the field! 

Available as a post-performance workshop, a stand-alone workshop, or an in-depth 5-session residency featuring more exploration of improvisation. 

All options available remotely online. 
Remote Adaptation:
Includes introduction to body percussion, "junkyard orchestra" and "drumming combination." All activities will give the opportunity for individual students to demonstrate and showcase - unmuted! 

Length: 45 minutes (in-person)/30 minutes (remote)
Participant Limit: 25
Curriculum Connection: Dance, Music, S.T.E.A.M. (engineering)

Remote Stand-alone Workshop (live): $200

Post-Performance Workshop with (1 artist): $175
Residencies: $175/session. Minimum of 5 sessions with a culminating student performance or 3 sessions without a culminating student performance.

Travel fee: $100/day

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