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Indian Rhythm Ensemble - San Francisco, CA

  • San Francisco Community Music Center 544 Capp Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

The new Indian Rhythm Ensemble will explore universal techniques and approaches of Indian rhythm with a focus on the ancient South Indian Carnatic tradition. Gain hands-on experience playing several traditional instruments, including the pitched mridangam, khanjira frame drum, ghatam clay jug drum, and konakkol, a unique system of vocal percussion. Classes will culminate in a public performance with guest artists.

Ages: All

Instruments: Mridangam (double-sided pitched drum), khanjira (frame drum), ghatam (clay jug drum), konnakol vocal percussion (beat boxing). Open to singers and instrumentalists. Bring your instrument if you have one!
Musical Styles: Hand drumming; Indian rhythmic improvisation and composition; adapting traditional techniques to other instruments and across genres
Prerequisites: None
Location, Day and Time: Mission District Branch, Wednesdays, 6:00–7:00pm 

For more details, visit SFCMC.

Earlier Event: September 24
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Later Event: October 7
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