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Art of Percussion Family Workshop

Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:00 AM
$15/family of 4; $3/extra child

10 am-2:30 pm Saturday, September 23

Get in the rhythm at this year’s Art of Percussion family workshop! The event is a collaboration between Quad City Botanical Center, River Music Experience and the Figge Art Museum. The fun starts at the Figge with live music followed by studio time for creating imaginative musical instruments from gourds and recycled materials. We’ll break for lunch (bring a sack lunch) then meet back in the Figge lobby with your instruments. Terry Hanson will lead everyone to RME for a lively percussion circle. Award winning singer-songwriter Amy Lowe will join the group performing songs with the drum circle along with giving a performce herself on the RME Community Stage.
To Pre-register: Contact Lynn Gingras-Taylor at 563.345.6635 or
10-10:30 am           Registration/Live music
10:30 am-Noon      Instrument making in Figge studios
Noon-12:30 pm      Sack lunches
12:30 pm                Meet in Figge lobby for parade over to RME
12:30-1:30 pm        RME drum circle
1:30-2:30pm           Performance by Amy Lowe and Dave Katzman (website)