Alternate Ways of Teaching Young Percussionists

Alternate Ways of Teaching Young Percussionists by Diane In working with kids aged 7-12 for over 25 years now, I have found that through the use of mnemonics, listening, movement, and singing, young children can learn to play complicated rhythms, improvise and create original pieces without written music. I certainly recognize that music reading is Read more about Alternate Ways of Teaching Young Percussionists[…]

Teddy Visits!

The Louisville Orchestra Conductor Teddy Abrams stopped by rehearsal to visit us.  We played a couple of tunes for him, then he told us all about how he became a conductor at such a young age.  After that, he lead us in a jam session!

TEDxKC

  In August 2016, we traveled to Kansas City, MO to perform at the Ted Talk Convention for an audience of over 3000 people!  This Ted Talk is the largest in the United States. We were treated like VIPs the whole time with our private dressing room, free admission to Science City, a picnic on Read more about TEDxKC[…]

Leopard Hannah Ford Welton joined Prince’s band!

We are very proud of our Leopard, Hannah Ford Welton, who was the drummer and vocalist for Prince and 3rdEyeGirl.  Hannah is a great inspiration to our young Leopards showing them with hard work and determination, anything is possible.  Hannah visits us when she’s in town to keep us updated on her adventures and play for Read more about Leopard Hannah Ford Welton joined Prince’s band![…]