Do You Hear What I Hear? Make Your Own Drum

Do You Hear What I Hear? Make Your Own Drum

20.00

2:00PM - Hosted by Adam Cole & Katherine Moore

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Make a handmade drum and then beat it. Kids aged 8 to 12 learn how to make their own musical instrument, learn about sound, and practice with their classmates. Materials provided: All materials for creating a drum (shell, skin, etc.), plus art supplies for decorating.

Grant Park Academy of the Arts will lead a drumming workshop for little drummer boys and girls aged 8-12. Instructors Adam Cole and Katherine Moore will help kids construct drums, explaining basic properties of sound involved, and then lead the group in a rhythm improv workshop.

  • Duration Of Workshop: 60 minutes
  • Materials provided: All materials for creating a drum (shell, skin, etc.), plus art supplies for decorating.

About the instructors:

The Grant Park Academy of the Arts is a gathering place for the community around music and learning. We are maintaining a place where the arts are seen as prioritized, protected and made to thrive.

 Adam Cole

Adam Cole is a pianist, composer and conductor who has worked professionally in Atlanta since 1991. A graduate of Oberlin College and Georgia State University, he has taught many students in Atlanta from children to adults. He has written numerous books on jazz and classical piano and vocal instruction, and has recently worked for the Georgia Department of Education to develop Georgia’s Standards for Music Instruction. Adam has maintained his Guild Certification in the Feldenkrais Method since 2000.

Katherine Moore is a singer and vocal instructor with degrees in voice from the University of Montevallo and Middle Tennessee State University. She has performed opera and musical theatre in the Southeast and New England, including work with Nashville Opera and New Opera and Musical Theatre Initiative (NOMTI), and has trained singers at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama and Riverside Theatre Works in Boston. Katherine has also helped to build musical foundations in hundreds of young children around Atlanta through her work with The Music Class, both in the classroom and through writing a curriculum for The Primrose Schools. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.