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Media, Music & Sound Production

Hand Percussion Interactive Workshop

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Evening

Duration 8 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

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Taught by an experienced Edinburgh College music lecturer at our Milton Road campus, this 10-week course will introduce you to the instruments and techniques of hand percussion: claves, cowbells, gogo bells, finger cymbals, djembes, bongos, congas, rain sticks, surdos, tambourines, cabassas, vibraslaps, udus, shakers and more.

You'll explore different rhythmic styles, creating pieces made up of interlocking patterns and grooves. 

What you will learn

  • Hand percussion playing techniques
  • Rhythmic styles from around the world
  • Group composition and performance

Number of days per week

  • Wednesdays 25th January – 22nd March (excluding 15th February), 6.30 – 7.30 pm – Milton Road campus

Entry requirements

  • Some musical experience (of any kind) is recommended 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Evening 25/01/23 8 Weeks

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