Introduction to Tabla
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 6:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This 6-week class serves as an introduction to the tabla, the percussion instruments used in Hindustani Classical music. These distinct and expressive drums, used to accompany performances of classical, light classical, folk and devotional song styles of Northern India, have their own expansive collection of solo repertoire. This class is open to everyone; no musical experience is required, only an open mind and the willingness to try something new!
Classes will be held at Art Share on Sunday at 5pm.
Parking is available in the lot at 321 S. Hewitt Street (across from Art Share).
$95 Registration Fee - A limited number of drums are available for classroom use, and students are encouraged to bring their own drums.
When & Where
Helix Collective Film Scoring Ensemble - The Academy for Scoring Arts - Art Share L.A.
Los Angeles-based Helix Collective performs a high-energy, out-of-the-box mix of world, classical and rock n' roll. At performances you will find yourself dancing, singing, banging on tables and always having a fantastic time! The ensemble is at home in nightclubs and on the concert stage from a residency at Los Angeles’s venerable Silverlake Lounge to performances for the West Michigan and Pacific Symphonies. Helix "has a little something for everyone: those who like their classics straight up, with a contemporary edge to it, or with populist appeal” (Audiophile Audition Magazine). Called "dizzyingly virtuosic [with] exquisite musicianship and world-class range" by The Free Times and praised for their "beyond-the-ordinary programming," the flexible ensemble includes flute/piccolo/alto flute, oboe/English horn, cello, piano and percussion. The group has released two critically acclaimed albums. All In was released in 2009 followed by World Dance Club in 2013.
The Academy of Scoring Arts
The Academy of Scoring Arts is an educational non-profit organization founded by composer Ron Jones (Star Trek: Next Generation, Family Guy) that strives to build a collaborative community across many filmmaking disciplines, from composers and musicians to directors, producers, and editors. In 2009, a community of working composers began meeting monthly to study orchestration and to share information and ideas among their peers. This group, nicknamed the “Ravel Study Group,” continues its monthly gathering in LA, helmed by musician Don Williams, brother of film music composer John Williams. In a few short years, it has expanded to chapters all over the US and Canada. The Academy also produces “INFOrums,” seminars presented by professionals working in all aspects of the industry, including TV producers, picture editors, music supervisors, entertainment attorneys, hit songwriters, audio engineers, and concert conductors. The vibrant Academy of Scoring Arts community is brimming with creative, talented members who are looking forward to showcasing their work at the third annual LA Live Score Film Festival!
Art Share L.A.
Art Share L.A.’s mission is to support artists by providing a creative environment to reside, develop, perform and exhibit. Art Share L.A. inspires artists and provides connection to the community for shared benefit.
Founded in 1997 and operating out of a converted warehouse in the Los Angeles downtown Arts District, the non-profit Art Share provides low-income residency for 30 artists, and houses an art gallery, performance venue, and studio workshops. The Los Angeles Times dubbed Art Share ‘the Town Hall of downtown Los Angeles’ for its function as ‘the meeting place of culture, ideas and education.”