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Western Australia Day of Percussion 2012

Submitted by 7a7ae063-7218-4c62-a15d-d81726ee8abe on 3/26/2013 9:45:56 PM   Last updated by 7a7ae063-7218-4c62-a15d-d81726ee8abe on 3/26/2013 9:45:56 PM

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 
Just Percussion  
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!

Click here to see all the other benefits of being a PAS member: http://www.pas.org/membership/individual.aspx

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
Any questions about PAS or the Day of Percussion - please contact louisedevenish@gmail.com.  
Hope to see you all there!

South Australia Day of Percussion 2012

Submitted by Gary on 6/18/2012 6:07:36 AM   Last updated by 7a7ae063-7218-4c62-a15d-d81726ee8abe on 8/20/2012 5:38:58 PM

New South Wales Day of Percussion 2012

Submitted by Gary on 4/23/2012 5:09:00 PM   Last updated by 7a7ae063-7218-4c62-a15d-d81726ee8abe on 7/11/2012 9:48:38 PM
Days Of Percussion 2012

PAS NSW Day of Percussion  - 1st July, 2012
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Mark Robinson - PAS NSW  coordinator

PAS Australia Chapter NSW Day of Percussion 2012 
was an exciting day of activities attended by over 120 percussion students, educators, professionals and aficionados. Headlining the 2012 DOP were Sydney Symphony Percussionists (Richard Miller, Rebecca Lagos, Colin Piper, Mark Robinson), David Clarence, Gordon Rytmeister, Jess Ciampa, Claudia Chambers, Iain Scotland, and the Daryl Pratt Sextet! 

Hosted by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Open Academy, this event was held in the beautiful facilities at the Sydney Conservatorium. Optimum Percussion and Just Percussion were on hand with  trade displays and there were lots of prizes and give aways!

Here is a link to the program:    PAS_NSW_A4PROGRAM_01.pdf
Here are links to the hand outs:
Gordon Rytmeister: Gordo (Pop Session) Final.pdf
Jess Ciampa: Champia_handout.pdf

Victoria Day of Percussion 2012

Submitted by Gary on 9/28/2011 3:55:03 PM   Last updated by 7a7ae063-7218-4c62-a15d-d81726ee8abe on 7/11/2012 9:50:49 PM
Victoria Day of Percussion 2012
This was a great event featuring a huge variety of Percussion activities for percussion performers, educators and aficionados.
Special thanks and recognition must be given to Sergei Golovko, our Victoria representative, and Peter Neville our host at University of Melbourne whose hard work and dedication laid he foundation for this terrific "All Things Percussion" event.  
Attached please find our program and poster for you to download and distribute. 


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