Brooklyn, NY 11215
I can offer teaching to skilled percussionists and
dancers, and also to the general populaton on a beginning level.
I can teach alone, or with Martha Partridge, a movement specialist
and musician who danced professionally for many years and now
teaches at her movement re-education practice in Manhattan, employing
principals of Trager, Pilates, Cranial-Sacral, and energy work.
WORKSHOPS FOR DANCERS AND
These are workhops designed for college level dance
and/or music programs, dance festivals, and private professionally
oriented dance centers and studios.
A. STUDIO WORKSHOPS FOR DANCERS AND
TOPIC 1: Methods of Percussion Accompaniment for
TOPIC 2: Improvisation for dancers and musicians
TOPIC 3: Body and Voice Percussion.
TOPIC 4: Percussion Accompaniment for Modern Dance
B. CLASSES FOR MUSICIANS ONLY
TOPIC 5: Physical Awareness for Instrumental Musicians
TOPIC 6: Fundamental Rhythmic Concepts.
TOPIC 7: Advanced Rhythmic Concepts.
TOPIC 8: Approaches to creating organized improvised
music, alone or in a group.
C. DISCUSSIONS FOR DANCERS
TOPIC 9: Aspects of Instructor/Accompanist Interaction.
TOPIC 10: Music and Concert Dance: collaboration
between composers and choreographers.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE ANY OF THESE 10 TOPICS DESCRIBED IN MORE DETAIL,
PLEASE EMAIL ME AND I WILL GLADLY REPLY.
WORKSHOPS WITH MARTHA PARTRIDGE FOR THE GENERAL
DRUMMING, SINGING, AND BODY
A workshop that combines drum circle style drumming
with body and voice percussion.
The voice will be activated and used, both as a
way of learning rhythms, and as a way of accessing personal expression
Drumming or body percussion could also be presented
as separate topics, each supported by voice work.
Drumming and singing workshop can contain an aspect
of hands on group healing work if desired. The hands take on tremendous
positive energy through drumming, and to pass it along through
touch is a powerful healing tool.
A workshop dedicated to the wonderful pentatonic
log xylophone of Uganda. The amadinda is traditionally played
by 3 people at once, and can be played with as few as 2 and as
many as 6.
SHAMANIC JOURNEYING WITH LIVE
Instruction in methods of soul travel to the upper
and lower worlds, taught by Martha, and supported and encouraged
by repetitive drumming, which grounds the participants and holds
WHO AND WHERE WE WOULD LIKE TO TEACH:
Human Potential and Spiritual Centers
Schools of any kind
FORMATS IN WHICH WE COULD
Partial day or full day workshops
Private, semi private or group weekly instruction
We are based in Brooklyn, New York.