T42b Come & Try: Hand Percussion

Tue 9th April - 9:00am

Merchiston Courses - Classroom Space


Feel like there’s rhythm inside you that has never had the chance to escape? In this workshop we’ll cover hand percussion instruments from all over the world including shakers, cajon & djembe among others. No previous musical experience is necessary.  This is a great activity to have some fun and improve co-ordination. All instruments are provided.

Tutor: Calum Macleod - Calum is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music where he studied pedal harp. Brought up as a fluent Gaelic speaker playing and singing from a very early age he was immersed in the Gaelic culture. At the Dunoon Mod in 2012 he won the An Comunn Gold Medal for Gaelic singing. Calum’s debut solo album was launched in 2015 and featured himself multi-tracked across his numerous instruments. As a multi-instrumental freelance musician based in Edinburgh, Calum enjoys a mix of solo, orchestral, pit band and teaching work.

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