Friday, April 20, 2012

Percussion workshop at the Linenhall

Image of Linenhall Street, looking towards Rus...Image of Linenhall Street, looking towards Rush St., Castlebar, Mayo, Eire (Photo credit: Wikipedia)"Bodhrán player and percussionist Robbie Harris presents a Rhythms of the World percussion workshop for anyone over 16 years of age at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday May 3 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

This interactive and fun workshop will introduce participants to rhythms from all over the world and will teach them to explore their own abilities through a hands-on drumming experience. Rhythms from a wide variety of locations including Ireland, Africa, Latin America, and Asia will be explored, as well as a range of ensemble drumming pieces. Percussion instruments will be provided for all participants. No experience is necessary. Robbie has recorded and performed with artists including Bobby McFerrin, Clannad, Bob Geldof, Dónal Lunny, and Rodrigo y Gabriela. He toured extensively with Riverdance The Show, and has been a guest lecturer at The Julliard and The New School, New York.

The workshop will run from 7.30pm to 9.30pm and costs €6, booking is essential so you should call 094 9023733 for more information. The Linenhall Arts Centre acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council and Mayo County Council in making this workshop possible."

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