Drum & Shake (Omega Centre)

Ref: C3743762

Duration: 2 hour Hand Drumming and Percussion playing /free style/ including using the voice as an instrument. Also encourage participants/learners to bring along any kind of hand drum or percussion instrument to join in with the session that makes a sound or can be adapted to create a percussion sound and have a go at making a simple shake percussion instrument out of re-cycled materials

Course aim

To create percussion sounds from hand drums and percussion and hand held instruments. Encouraging the students to have a go at creating their own sounds

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • To explore their own development and learning to have fun and be able to express themselves through sound
  • Be able to engage with other students in a positive way, while in the session
  • Gain confidence in themselves by learning how to make sound and join in with others

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • Resources can be left at the Omega Centre for the Drama group to use in the afternoon.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • Feedback will be evaluated by student response and if they are happy and can engage with carers helping them, adjustments will be made where necessary.

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • All resources will be provided but if the students want to bring and share any hand held/drum instruments, they are free to do so

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • The students will be engaged in other / workshop /activities at the WEA and they will continue to be both during and following the sessions.

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Drum & Shake (Omega Centre)

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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