Fall 2015: Learn to Groove - MUSI 2430



Fall 2015: Learn to Groove - MUSI 2430


Wed. Aug 26, 2015 - Mon. Dec 7, 2015 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 10:50 PM

This is a hand drumming class open to all students including music majors.
The course will focus on simple hand drumming technique and time keeping along with understanding and playing syncopated patterns. The history, geography and artists associated with the rhythms presented in the course will be discussed. The course is designed to help students achieve fluency with syncopated patterns that are associated with dance rhythms from West Africa, the Caribbean, Brazil, and the United States. Included in the course is a daily practice of Mindfulness designed to enhance relaxation, present moment awareness and compassion towards oneself and others.

This course is offered by the Music department.

For more information, please contact Robert Jospe at