Percussion Faculty

Daniel Bauch
Frank Epstein
Jerry Leake
Aaron Tran

Certificates

A Certificate of Merit and aProfessional Studies Certificate are available in classical percussion. A Jazz certificate is also available.  Check out our Certificates page for more information.

Private Lessons

Studentswishing to broaden their musical training whether general or expert cando so through private instruction. Private classical and jazz instruction is offered by highly qualified and experienced faculty. Lessons range from 30, 45, or 60 minutes.  Lessons are open to everyone and you can enroll at anytime. Please contact the Continuing Education Office at 617-585-1701 or ContinuingEducation@necmusic.edu for more information.

Classes

Introduction to Hand Drumming

Luis Herrera, Instructor
Sat. 11:00am - 12:00pm
1 credit: $700
Non-credit: $465

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This course serves as an introduction to the various styles of Latin and Afro-Cuban hand drumming that a percussionist may encounter, such as Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Bolero, Guaguanco, Merengue, Plena, and other styles. Instruments covered in the course will be primarily congas and bongos, as well as guiros, cowbells, claves, and timbales. The performance-based course includes group technical instruction, stylistic considerations, improvising, and performing as an ensemble, giving students the necessary knowledge for any situation they may encounter.

2016-08-25


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