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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Art Day 2018

Time: 9 am to 12 pm

Contact: Benjamin Benus · · (504) 864-7040

Location: Art Department, Monroe Hall

Prospective students and families are invited to Loyola University's Art Department on Saturday, February 24, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. We have planned a variety of events and activities including:

- tours of our studios, labs, and exhibition spaces
- hands-on demonstrations, showcasing a wide range of artistic media and technologies
- a chance to meet with members of the Art Department faculty and view students' artworks
- presentations about our degree programs, with insights and information about career paths in the arts

The Breakdown: Hand Percussion Techniques and Drum Circle Facilitation for Inclusivity & Creativity

Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Contact: Kathleen Murphy · · 504-865-2122

Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Cost: See event website Get Tickets

This Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) course will review basic hand percussion playing techniques, including practice tips to prevent injury.  The presenter will teach participants traditional Afro-Caribbean rhythms and counter rhythms to include when they are facilitating drum circles. Strategies for simplifying rhythms and techniques in order to include participants of various abilities will be demonstrated.