This class is designed for the drummer and percussionist at heart! If you love making music, like drum circles, or have always wanted to be in a percussion ensemble, this is the class for you. Participants will be introduced to the basics of beginning drumming and rhythm, including, notation, composition, and technique. Students will have the opportunity to play a variety of percussion instruments, hand drums, actively participate in musical games, choreography, and a drum circle. Instruments will be provided, but feel free to bring your instrument and join the fun!
Ages: All Welcome Materials: Teacher to provide
About the Teacher: Natalie Generally received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Emory University and completed her Masters of Music Education (M.M.Ed.) and Music Therapy equivalency at the University of Georgia. Natalie is a Board Certified Music Therapist and is licensed to practice in the state of Georgia. She completed specialized training with The National Institute for Infant and Child Medical Music Therapy and has worked with various populations, including premature infants, Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients, substance abuse clients, school-aged children with autism and developmental delays, cochlear implant recipients, adults with developmental delays, and children with severe emotional behavioral disorders. Natalie is also a certified music teacher in the state of Georgia and works with pre-K through grade 12 special needs students in the Fulton County school system. She serves as the Continuing Education Chair for the South-Eastern Region of AMTA (SER-AMTA) and is the President of MTAG. Natalie resides in Fairburn, GA with her sons, Steven and Jonathan and their Golden Retriever, Lila Rose.