Homeschool Percussion Ensemble is a weekly program that will give the young percussionist a chance to learn, and play a wide variety of instruments in a fun, supportive, group environment. Experience is not necessary. This is a great opportunity to learn basics, or to build on existing skills. Student should bring drumsticks. All instruments will be provided.
Students will participate and learn the following:
Drumming & Mallet Technique
- Wide Variety of Drum and Percussion Instruments
- Hand Drum Circle
- Ensemble Rehearsals
- Ensemble Performance at the end of the Session
- World Drumming & Percussion Workshops
The program meets 7 times on Mondays from 12:30pm-2:00pm.
Session 1 - January & February
Session 2 - March & April
- Session 3 - May & June
The Homeschool Percussion Ensemble is under the direction of professional percussionist and educator Rob Tovar. In addition to 35 years of performance experience, Mr. Tovar is a Vic Firth Educator and has been teaching private drum and percussion lessons in Plano since 1999. Additional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association and Percussive Arts Society, PISD Enrichment Programs, as well as instructing community lessons with The City of Plano's Parks and Recreation department.