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The first International Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion in Perth was held on September 23, 2012 and featured these fabulous sessions:
Ric Eastman - Professional Drumset Skills
Kuniko Kato (Japan) - History of the Marimba
Kuniko Kato - Multi Percussion
Garry Lee and Gary France - Jazz Vibes and Improvisation
Iain Robbie - PNG DrummingTim White,
Alex Timcke and Tom O'Kelly (Qld)- Orchestral Percussion Discussion
Tetrafide Percussion performance
Joshua Webster - Introduction to the Hungarian Cimbalom
Louise Devenish - Rhythm Workshop
Villanova College Percussion Ensemble with Gordon Hughes
Eastern Hills Senior High School Percussion Ensemble with Maurice Bourgault
with a trade display by
Our first W.A. PAS Eisteddfod, was also held on September 22.
There were door prizes and eisteddfod prizes, generously donated by Just Percussion and Optimum Percussion.
This wonderful day included percussionists of all ages with multiple interactive performance sessions with local, national and international artists as well as opportunities to meet and speak with players and teachers of numerous percussion disciplines. The WA DOP was a great opportunity to bring together all facets of the Perth percussion community.
Special thanks to Louise Devenish, Tim White and the WA team for producing a fantastic event!
WA Day of Percussion Registration fees:
PAS Members: $10
Non-Members: $30 + 1-year e-membership: $35 (does not include registration for the DoP)1-year e-membership with DoP registration: $45
Eisteddfod Entry is free with your DoP registration. (You do not have to be a PAS member to participate)
For parents of students performing on day or in eisteddfod
Parents of members: suggested gold coin donation
Parents of non-members: $10
It's is highly recommended people intending to join PAS do so ahead of time and then just pay the $10 DoP registration on the Day - a quick and easy way to join PAS is by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/MobDOPMem12
Hope to see you all there!