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Exploring Rhythms! - Online Course


Classes for Adults / Art & Music -
Spring 2021 - Adult

Learn patterns and explore rhythm through songs from different styles of music such as jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Peruvian, and more! Examples used will be from multiple genres, both old and new. No percussion instruments needed for this online class - use what you have at home! 


This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.

Please see your Registration Confirmation email for your online class meeting information.

St. Joseph's School of Music

A St. Paul nonprofit organization with strong roots in community outreach and accessible education, St. Joseph's School of Music has a fifty year history of positively impacting lives through the study, exploration, and love of music. Their welcoming community and faculty of teaching artists nurture the joy of learning music in people of all ages, abilities, and aspirations. Visit https://www.stjomusic.org/ for more information.

Instructor Brad Draper earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Northern Colorado and master’s degree in percussion performance from the University of Minnesota. Brad has a strong teaching background at the primary and secondary school levels teaching student’s ages 5 – 18 years old. He has taught beginning percussion technique through advanced drum set and hand drum, and also has experience teaching college students and adults advanced orchestral techniques and a wide variety of drum set styles including jazz, funk, rock, Latin and African patterns. In addition to his percussion expertise, Brad is known for his personable teaching style. Whether instructing children or adults, Brad adapts to his students' interests with engaging curriculum, enabling students to feel engaged and master new skills. A busy performer, Brad's experience encompasses professional theater, jazz, rock, church ensembles and classical orchestras. 

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  St. Joseph's School of Music


Online Course : Zoom - T
Thursdays, Apr 8 - May 20
6:00 - 7:00 PM

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Min Age   16 yr.