(All Ensembles and Classes are through the U of L Conservatory of Music)

Feel the Beat: Let's Drum

Get your groove on! Take an educational journey through musical styles from around the world. Students will play drums from all around the world and have a blast doing it! The class is most importantly fun and a great way to incorporate music as a positive activity in your children's lives!


There are two different classes available (based on age):

Ages 7-9 (Thursdays 4:45pm-5:30pm)

Ages 10+ (Thursdays 5:35pm-6:20pm)

2017/2018 Dates: Sep 21 - Dec 7 | Jan 18 - April 19
Final Concerts: Dec 8 at 5:30pm and April 24 at 5:30pm in Casa ATB Community Room
NOTE: No class: Feb 22, Apr 5

Instructor: Joe Porter
Location: Casa, Stephure Hall (230-8th Street South)
Cost: $150 per semester

More information about the classes can be found here.

Register through University of Lethbridge Sport & Recreation Services at (403)329-2706 or online at www.uleth.ca/sportrec

FeelTheBeat

W.H.I.P. We Hit It Percussion

The brand new W.H.I.P. Percussion Ensemble is an enthusiastic group of young percussionists dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. The goal of the group is to create a community of musicians who are drawn together to develop and share their passion for music. We strive to enhance the talents of students who have discovered a passion for music and excellence.

Instructor: Joe Porter

Ages: Students must be in Grade 7-12 to participate.
The group is audition/invite only with limited space. For students interested, please contact Joe Porter at: joeporterpercussion@gmail.com
Time: Tuesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm at Casa

2017/2018 Dates: Sep 19-Dec 5 | Jan 16-April 17
NOTE: No class: Feb 21
Final Concerts: Dec 8 at 5:30pm and April 24 at 5:30pm in Casa ATB Community Room
Cost: $225 per semester


Feel the Beat: Let's Drum Annual Summer Camp

The annual Let's Drum Camp is the perfect summer activity to have fun! We have week-long half-day camps for ages 7-10 and a week-long all day camp for ages 11-16. There is also a great weekend camp for adults!

Beginner and experienced drummers are welcome!
More information on the camps can be found here.

Instructors: Joe Porter & Adam Mason

Register through University of Lethbridge Sport & Recreation Services at (403)329-2706 or online at www.uleth.ca/sportrec



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Global Drums

Be swept away to the Caribbean, Japan, South Pacific, Africa and Brazil with Global Drums. Let our ensembles transport you around the world with performances by our Steel Band, Polynesian Ensemble, African Drumming & Dancing, Japanese Taiko Group, Brazilian Samba Batteria and Classical Percussion Ensemble.

Global Drums has an expansive collection of instruments from around the world. It is the only ensemble of its type in Canada and has quickly grown in international demand and notoriety. Performances include tours to Japan, Hawaii, Trinidad, the Netherlands, England and Hong Kong. Global Drums has also performed in the Calgary Stampede Parade, a nationally televised performance and two tours to the Gulf Coast Caribbean Festival in Florida. Members of the ensemble have additionally participated in competition and conferences in Germany, Texas, Ohio, and Indiana.

Global Drums is directed by Adam Mason & Assistant Director Joe Porter. More information can be found at our website: www.globaldrums.ca



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