The Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University announces a new Summer Percussion Workshop for middle and high school age students. Participants work with NIU percussion instructor Ben Wahlund, NIU professor and Fulbright award recipient Greg Beyer, DeKalb High School Director of Bands Steve Lundin, and several other professional educators and percussionists during this five-day intensive workshop. Workshop classes range from steel pan to timpani, snare drum to keyboard percussion, and all attendees participate in a final concert performance for family and friends.
The NIU Percussion Workshop meets Monday – Friday, July 24 – 28, from 9 a.m. – 5 .pm. The registration fee includes daily lunch, a workshop T-shirt, masterclasses, admission to faculty recitals and pizza party/concert, samba sessions and more. Registration is first-come, first-served, with workshop deposits due by Monday, June 5.
For more information about this and many other summer activities, contact the NIU Community School of the Arts, 815-753-1450.