2017 New England Area Collegiate ACDA Conference

Saturday  14 October  2017  9:00 AM    Saturday  14 October  2017 4:30 PM
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Save the date for our Annual Collegiate Conference for ACDA Collegiate Chapter members, In service teachers and community singers.

Join us for a whole day as we use drumming and improvisation to explore body connection and rhythm in our teaching and singing.

Tentative Schedule:
9:30-10am Coffee and registration
10-11am Yoga
11:10-12:30 Drumming with Randy Armstrong
12:30-1 Lunch
1-2:15 Workshop with André de Quadros
2:30-3:45 Collaborative Improvisation Session with drumming and singing
3:45-4:15 Wrap Up Discussion

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Silver Center for the Arts
114 Main St, Plymouth, 3264, NH, United States

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-- 29/06/2017 16:36
Hailed by the Boston Globe as a "sure-fingered guitar virtuoso", Randy Armstrong is the co-founder of Do’a World Music Ensembleand UNU MONDO. With a collection of over two hundred instruments from around the world, including acoustic, synthesizer and nylon-string guitars, sitar, balofon, djembe, koto, charango, mbira and a wide variety of percussion and stringed instruments, he has amazed audiences throughout the United States, Canada, Alaska, and India. Randy recently returned from Central America and West Africa performing and studying with Garifuna musicians and drummers in Dangriga and Hopkins, Belize and Ewe, Fanti and Ga drummers in Accra and Legon, Ghana. He has performed at Carnegie Recital Hall and festivals at Lincoln Center in New York City. Randy holds a degree in composition and world music studies and has conducted workshops at schools, universities and cultural institutions throughout the United States. He is an adjunct faculty instructor of West African drumming and North Indian sitar and tabla at Phillips Exeter Academy and teaches for the Graduate Studies Integrated Arts Program at Plymouth State University. He also performs with the award-winning storytelling, music and movement duo, Armstrong & Aichele: World Tales that has been receiving wide critical acclaim. With Do’a World Music Ensemble and as a solo artist, he has been the recipient of numerous grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the state arts councils of Arkansas, Arizona and New York and the National Endowment of the Arts. He has shared the stage with such artists as Dizzy Gillespie, King Sunny Ade, the Paul Winter Consort, Babtunde Olatunji, Pierre Bensusan, Michael Hedges, Eddie Palmieri and Richie Havens.
Silver Center for the Arts
114 Main St, Plymouth, 3264, NH, United States
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