Sat, Mar 12 | Seekonk

Drum & Rattle Build Workshop

The drum and rattle are a part of native heritage from tribal cultures all over the world
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Drum & Rattle Build Workshop

Time & Location

Mar 12, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Seekonk, 549 Central Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771, USA

About the Event

The drum and rattle are a part of native heritage from tribal cultures all over the world. In this workshop, you will be supplied with everything you need to create your choice of a Frame Drum with accompanying Beater or a Rattle. Alan and Jaime will teach you the care and feeding of your drum or rattle, as well as how to use them in healing and cleansing ceremonies. The day will begin with a brief Sound Journey offered by Alan and Jaime, during which you can connect to the Heartbeat of the Drum and Rattle. Next, you begin creating your instruments. Once your instruments are created (and if preferred) decorated, we will celebrate their birth with a special ceremony. There will be music and drumming throughout the day.

SELECT YOUR CHOICE OF DRUM or RATTLE Cost & Materials to Build a DRUM: $230 includes 16” diameter Elk or Deer and Maple drum with a fringed drum beater. $250 includes 18" diameter Elk or Deer and Maple drum with a fringed drum beater. $270 includes 20” diameter Elk or Deer and Maple drum with a fringed drum beater. Cost & Materials to Build a RATTLE: $170 includes Elk hide for rattle head, rattle fill, stitching and stick handle NOTE * If you have some special beads or feathers, you're welcome to bring them to decorate and personalize your instrument.

To Sign Up Contact Jaime at 401-245-7979 Or email sound@sonicfield.us

Signup Deadline: Deposit of $50 required by 2 weeks prior to event, Feb 26th

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