INtroduction to PERCUSSION
Learn the basics of adding rhythmic beats to your songs with our brand new 5 week introductory course to percussion where you will get to explore a range of percussive instruments, playing techniques and rhythmic styles to suit a number of song genres. Other percussive instruments and a drum kit will be provided.
Suitable for ages: 18+
Session length: 45 MINS
No of weeks per term: 5
Held on: TBA
No of places: 6
Location: Toxteth TV
Course Fee: £50
Start Date: TBA
WHO CAN APPLY: Anyone 18+ who is interested in learning how to add beats and rhythmic percussive sounds to your songs.
ACTIVITIES: An introduction to the cajon, drum kit, tambourine and shakers, tempo and timing, tones, basic grooves, playing styles and a range of rhythms to get you started plus 10 essential rudiments to practice at home and some essential muscle building exercises.
GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 3.75
PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES: You will get the opportunity to attend a UCL Open mic event at the end of the course at one of our exclusive UCL venues to perform with the UCL House band.
NEXT STEPS: Join the jam in 2018 when song writers. ukulele players, vocalists, bassists and percussionists will come together to create some mind blowing original music. More information about the UCL Jam Club and further Song writing courses for 2018 will be available soon.