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Asheville Percussion Festival 2017

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Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Asheville Percussion Festival 2017

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Ticket Type Price    
Saturday Night Concert @ Diana Wortham Theatre
Sales End Jul 1, 2017
15% discount until May 1. Regular Ticket price is $35 and allows entry into Saturday, July 1, 8:00 pm concert at Diana Wortham Theatre (12 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801). World Class Artists performing collaborative compositions created during the week-long Artist Residency.
from $29.75
Full price
$35.00 +$1.87 Fee
15 percent discount
Offer Ends May 1, 2017 11:55 PM
$29.75 +$1.73 Fee
Youth (under 15) Saturday Night Concert @ Diana Wortham Theatre
Sales End Jul 1, 2017
15% discount until May 1. Regular Ticket price is $20. This ticket is for Youth under 15 and allows entry for one into Saturday, July 1, 8:00 pm concert at Diana Wortham Theatre (12 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801). World Class Artists performing collaborative compositions created during the week-long Artist Residency.
from $17.00
Full price
$20.00 +$1.49 Fee
15 percent discount
Offer Ends May 1, 2017 11:55 PM
$17.00 +$1.42 Fee
Free Saturday Workshop Pass
Sales End Jul 1, 2017
A Free Workshop Ticket includes entry into all activities on Saturday, July 1 at the Odyssey School, but NOT the evening concert at the Diana Wortham Theatre. Topics will include performing, rhythms from around the world, and dancing taught by world-renowned performers.
from Free
Full price
Free  
Sunday Sound Meditation
Sales End Jul 2, 2017
15% discount until May 1. Regular Ticket price is $20. Ticket includes entry into Sound Meditation on Sunday, July 2, 11:00 am, at the Odyssey School (90 Zillicoa St, Asheville, NC 28801).
from $17.00
Full price
$20.00 +$1.49 Fee
15 percent discount
Offer Ends May 1, 2017 11:55 PM
$17.00 +$1.42 Fee
Intensive Program-World Percussion for Emerging Drummers
Sales End May 15, 2017
Week-long Intensive Program for for novices in world percussion - Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, also includes a Saturday evening concert ticket at Diana Wortham Theatre, and Sunday Sound Meditation. Limited to 20 students. Includes 5 hours of classes M-Th and 3 hours on Friday at the Odyssey School (90 Zillicoa St, Asheville, NC 28801). Purchase (or registration) deadline is May 15. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. No discounts applied to Intensive Programs.
from $385.00
Full price
$385.00 +$10.62 Fee
Intensive Program-World Percussion for Intermediate/Advanced Drummers
Sales End May 15, 2017
Week-long Intensive Program for Intermediate/Advanced - Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, also includes entrance into Sunday Sound Meditation. Limited to 25 students. Includes 5 hours of classes M-Th and 3 hours on Friday at the Odyssey School (90 Zillicoa St, Asheville, NC 28801), rehearsals, and performing a group piece in the Saturday evening concert at the Diana Wortham Theatre (12 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801). Purchase (or registration) deadline is May 15. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. No discounts applied to Intensive Programs.
from $435.00
Full price
$435.00 +$11.87 Fee

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Asheville Percussion Festival 2017 will be held June 26-July 2, in beautiful Asheville, NC.

Come enjoy a creative environment where percussionists and dancers of all traditions, from around the globe, gather to explore, create and innovate. The festival will be hosted by Asheville's ambassador to rhythm, River Guerguerian. Fifteen world-renowned artists will collaborate and create original compositions during the week. They will also teach a week-long intensive program, give workshops/demonstrations on Saturday for the public, perform a concert on Saturday evening, and facilitate a sound meditation on Sunday.

The intensive program, workshops, and sound meditation will be held at the Odyssey Community School. 90 Zillicoa St., Asheville, NC, 28801.

The Intensive Program will include 2 tracks: World Percussion for Emerging Drummers and World Percussion for Intermediate/Advanced Drummers. Both tickets include 5 hours of classes per day Monday, June 26 - Thursday, June 29, and 3 hours of classes on Friday, June 30. An Intermediate/Advanced Ticket will also include an hour of rehearsal per day with the Teaching Artists and performing in a group piece at the Saturday evening concert. Throughout the week, there will be an open Collaboration Room for participants to get together, jam, and share ideas. Intensive Program tickets include the Saturday evening concert and Sunday morning Sound Meditation.

There will be a community activity on Friday June 30 at 6:00pm.

All workshops and activities on Saturday, July 1 are free. Please register for a free ticket on the Tickets page. A Free Workshop Ticket includes entry into all activities on Saturday at the Odyssey School, but not the evening concert at the Diana Wortham Theatre or the Sound Meditation on Sunday.  Topics will include performing, rhythms from around the world, and dancing taught by world-renowned performers. 

The Saturday evening Masters Concert will take place at 8 p.m. on July 1 at the Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, 12 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801. The concert will feature original collaborative compositions created by our world-renowned Teaching Artists during the residency week. A separate ticket is required.

The Sunday Sound Meditation will take place at 11 am on July 2 at Odyssey Community School. A separate ticket is required.

Other activities and amenities will include a silent auction, vending, demonstrations, a food truck and ice cream.


This project is funded in part by the GRASSROOTS ARTS PROGRAM of the N.C. Arts Council, A division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, through the Asheville Area Arts Council.

 

This event is funded in part by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority’s Festivals and Cultural Events Funding Program.

 

www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com

Have questions about Asheville Percussion Festival 2017? Contact Asheville Rhythm

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Odyssey Community School
90 Zillicoa St
Asheville, NC 28801

Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM (EDT)


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Asheville Rhythm

Asheville Rhythm provides a creative environment where people of all skill levels and traditions gather to explore, innovate, educate and build community.
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