Michael Bennett

Courses Taught

AD1016World Percussion

This is a "hands on" class for learning and performing conga, snare drum, drum set, hand percussion techniques, focusing on the role of percussion in European, Latin American, African, and American music. In addition to enjoying themselves and having a better understanding of the world of percussion, students master rhythmic notation, counting and subdivision, time signature, and reading percussion music. Requirements include: test on notation, composition of a percussion ensemble solo that will be performed by the group, and a paper on a percussion topic of student's choice with approval of the instructor. 

Level: Introductory. Class limit: 12.  Meets the following degree requirements: ADS