Heart of Frame Drumming
427 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293, USA
RHYTHM, CHANT AND CEREMONIAL DRUMMING
WITH MIRANDA RONDEAU
JOIN MIRANDA AS SHE SHARES HER PASSION FOR ONE OF THE OLDEST ARCHETYPAL INSTRUMENTS IN THE WORLD. THE DRUM IS THE ECHO OF THE FIRST SOUND WE EVER HEAR, OUR MOTHERS BLOOD PULSING THROUGH HER ARTERIES WHILE WE WERE FETUS'S IN THE WOMB.
RHYTHM GOVERNS ALL OF LIFE.IN ANCIENT TIMES THE WOMEN WERE THE PREDOMINANT PLAYERS, WHO WERE A EARTH HONORING SOCIETY, HONORING THE CYCLES OF LIFEWITH RHYTHM AND SONG.
WE WILL CONNECT IN WITH THE SYMBOLIC MEANING OF THE DRUM AND IT'S CONNECTION OF THE DRUM STROKES TO THE ELEMENTS.
WE WILL WEAVE IN OUR VOICES AND COMMUNE TOGETHER IN PULSE. DRUMMING AND CHANTING IS A BEAUTIFUL MARRIAGE AND ANCIENT PRACTICE.
COME EXPLORE RHYTHM AND THE UNIQUE SOUND OF THE FRAME DRUM FOR THE FIRST TIME OR COME TO GET A REFRESHER REVIEW.
WORKSHOP INCLUDES :* BASIC MUSIC CONCEPTS EMBODIED* LEARN BASIC DRUM STROKES* RECITE DRUM STROKES* WEAVE MELODIC VOICE* CALL AND RESPONSE VOCALS* SYMBOLIC MEANING OF THE DRUM* CONNECTION OF DRUM STROKES TO THE ELEMENTS* LEARN THE ELEMENT SONG* MA CHANT & RHYTHM* HANDOUTS* CEREMONIAL DRUMMING
NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED*NOTE: THIS IS DRUMMING WITH OUR HANDS AND FINGERS.
*LIMITED FRAME DRUMS PROVIDED AND
SOME AVAILABLE FOR SALE OR BRING YOUR OWN*
THIS WILL BE THE LAST INTRO FRAME DRUMMING CLASS AT AY^AM FOR SOME TIME. OUR INTENTION IS TO GROW AS A COMMUNITY AND THE NEXT OFFERING, "HEART OF FRAME DRUMMING" WILL BE A PREREQUISITE
Miranda Rondeau is a Internationally recognized devotional singer, musician, Remo frame drum artist and teacher. She sings to remember and to connect to soul, chanting in a devotional language of her own. She is inspired by the Beloved, the Ancestors, the Mystery, the Sun, the Wind, the Water, the Earth and the Inward Journey.
Miranda is ever grateful to her late teacher Layne Redmond, author of When the Drummers Were Women- A Spiritual History of Rhythm.
She has opened for Dead Can Dance, Starhawk, Marianne Williamson,Grandmother Agnes Baker and Aamo Bambo of the 13 International Grandmothers. She’s performed for Asheville Percussion Festival, North American Frame Drum Festival, Tamburi Mundi Frame Drum Festival, Germany, and American Frame Drum Gathering, She taught at Asheville Percussion Festival and was a featured speaker and teacher at the International Biblical Frame Drum Festival.
Miranda facilitates Vocal Playshops, Frame Drum Workshops and online workshops. She teaches privately and via skype. She created and maintains an online presence for Women Frame Drumming via social media.https://www.facebook.com/MirandaRondeauMusic
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