Playing With Percussion

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Playing With Percussion

Introduce your child to the world of percussion through the making and playing of instruments made from everyday materials.

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OWL Oneonta World of Learning 167 Youngs Road Oneonta, NY 13820

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About this event

Participants will learn about the four main percussion instrument families by building instruments that are theirs to keep. After creating their instruments, participants will learn and practice the different techniques of each group of instruments with professional percussionist Brian Melick.

This event is made possible with the support of Rotary International and the Oneonta Concert Association.

By donation. Donations can be made through Eventbrite or in-person at the event.

SPACE IS LIMITED. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. If your child is registered and unable to attend, please cancel your registration as soon as possible via Eventbrite or contact

Geared towards children ages 4-12. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. (Accompanying adults do not need to pre-register.)

This is an outdoor event, held at OWL at Fortin Park in Oneonta. In case of rain, we will move inside the OWL PlayHouse, 167 Youngs Road, Oneonta.

Brian has been a featured artist on more than 400 commercial recordings, and is an active performer and educator. Brian is also known for designing and building the first ever Lego snare drum.

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