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A Rough Guide to World Percussion

Bloomingdale percussion faculty, Douglas Marriner, leads this eight-week lecture course designed to inspire a greater appreciation for the history, development, and styles of world percussion throughout a variety of cultures and time periods.

*Special note for Summer 2020: In compliance with New York City/State mandates, Bloomingdale School of Music will be completely virtual this Summer and will continue to offer online learning options only.

A Rough Guide to World Percussion
  • FOR AGES
    14-Up
  • CLASS
    Lecture Class
  • LENGTH
    8 weeks
$320 per semester
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Fall 2020
Day
Times
Instructor
Start Date
Thu
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Douglas Marriner
10/15/20

What you will learn

Participants will take a guided tour of world rhythm through the lens of percussion–exploring key instruments and styles though lecture, discussion, curated listening lists, and demonstrations of musical concepts.

A Rough Guide to World Percussion

Discover the colorful universe of percussion instruments and their musical origins, from West Africa, India, the Middle East, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Europe. Bask in the wide palette of percussive flavors and broaden your rhythmic horizons, knowledge, and imagination.

The Music of Our Students

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BECAUSE MUSIC MATTERS

MUSIC EDUCATION CHANGES LIVES

We provide access to music education to anyone who seeks it, regardless of economic status, ability, ethnicity, or religion, which has a profound impact on individual lives as well as on our entire community.

We offer Need-based financial assistance

Our goal is to make music education accessible and to remove the financial barrier that may prevent students from participating. Therefore, we offer need-based financial aid to as many students as possible.