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Rhythm Rocks - Insight into Ethnic Percussion

Programme Details

Programme IDAEP0315669
Art FormMusic
Programme TypeExperience
Programme Format Digital/Blended, On-site
Language English
Duration 04 - 10 Sessions session(s)
45 - 60min per session
Venue Enclosed Room / Music Room / AVA Room / Dance Studio
Target Audience Primary-Lower, Primary-Upper, Secondary-Lower, Secondary-Upper, JC/CI, ITE, SPED
Cost $145/60min, $125/45min, $80/30min for One Artist Facilitator Loan of percussion instruments with delivery: $250/set Loan of percussion instruments with delivery: $200/subsequent set

Programme Synopsis

1) Understanding the character of the equipment as a musical instrument. 2) Learning of basic musical notation for the basic main local ethnic groups’ rhythmic patterns as an ensemble parts (and in unison). 3) Understanding of phrasing, balance and blend music composition with input from students relationship between the rhythm and music 4) Expose students to various ethnic percussions as an ensemble consisting of drums, auxillary and melodic percussions by giving them the opportunity to play an instruments that are not within their own ethnic group and appreciate the learning of knowing the other ethnic group culture. 5) Playing selected rhythms that have influenced or help define music that we hear today. *Digital mode for this programme will be conducted via ZOOM video conferencing platform.
Objectives 1) To enhance students’ understanding of the relationship between body and mind through rhythmic movement 2) To increase students’ awareness of the various forms of rhythmic movement & possible emotions that rhythms can evoke 3) To provide students with an opportunity to discover another outlet of expression through creativity in making percussion music 4) To encourage the development of character, leadership, teamwork and arts appreciation in general To promote group responsibility rather than just group participation. 5) To provide students with an insight of another form of making percussion music - instruments that are different from what they usually play in regular concert bands To provide students with the opportunity to experience and learn how instruments from various ethnic groups complement each other. 6) To develop in young people, a sense of cultural identity and inter-cultural understanding, through the playing of instruments from another culture.


One Chair per Participating Student

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