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Summer Music Intensive, Brazilian Samba Percussion

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Amador Valley High School Band Room

1155 Santa Rita Road

Pleasanton, California 94566

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Join us for a wonderful experience learning the powerful music from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil known as Samba. This 5 day workshop intensive will take place June 18th thru June 22nd at the Amador Valley High School Band Room 6pm to 8:30pm with a culminating performance Friday evening the 22nd. The tradition of samba as played in Rio de Janeiro is called Escola de Samba or Samba School. Specialized technique and specific rhythms for each instrument section will be taught and then put into a performance arrangement. All Brazilian instruments are provided! The classes will be paced for musicians of all skill levels, a background in percussion study is not required, students studying any music form are encouraged to attend. The workshop faculty includes Jimmy Biala of the group Bloco do Sol San José, Rob Keedy, percussion programs teacher at Amador Valley High School and a very special guest artist from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil! Registration in advance of this course is required. A minimum number of registered students will be needed in order for the course to take place, please register with us early! The course fee is $150 per student plus any applicable EventBrtie processing fees. This course is offered as a package only for students that have registered in advance. There is no "drop-in" option. Performance opportunities this Summer may include a culminating performance on the evening of Fiday June 22nd, a performance at the Mexcian Heritage Plaza afternoon of June 30th and a possible feature performance at the 2018 San Jose Jazz SummerFest the weekend of August 11th/12th. Refunds for the course will be issued if the minimum number of students required is not met.

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