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Percussion Ensemble @ Open Music Academy – Term 4, 2023

Sat 28 Oct @ 9:30 am - Sat 25 Nov @ 10:30 am

Discover the excitement of Percussion Ensemble every Saturday morning from 28 Oct – 25 Nov with the Open Music Academy. For ages 8-18.

Cost: $166 + booking fees for 5 weekly sessions

Percussion Ensemble @ Open Music Academy

When: Every Saturday morning – 28 Oct – 25 Nov join tutor Andrew Chan for Percussion Ensemble at the Elder Conservatorium of Music.

Venue: Percussion Studio Madley Building – North Terrace, Adelaide – see map

Time: 9.30am-10.30am
Instrument: drum and percussion

Who can join?
You must be of school age.
You must have been learning your instrument for at least two years to meet the minimum level requirement.

Why join an ensemble?
Music ensembles offer valuable benefits for learning music. They foster collaboration, teamwork, and communication skills as students work together to create harmonious performances. Through ensemble participation, musicians develop technical skills, such as sight-reading and musical phrasing, listening and reacting, leading and following. Ensembles create a sense of belonging and foster social connections, promoting emotional well-being. Overall, music ensembles provide a holistic learning environment that nurtures musical growth and a lifelong passion for music.

About Open Music Academy
The Open Music Academy opens the doors to Australia’s renowned Elder Conservatorium of Music, provides high-quality music education with access to leading educators, musicians, and events. Our program inspires and challenges students at all levels, nurturing their musical growth. We offer one-on-one lessons, ensemble sessions, and performances for school-aged children. Located in Adelaide, Australia lessons are held at the historic Elder Conservatorium buildings nestled in the University of Adelaide.

About Andrew Chan
Andrew Chan completed his musical studies specialising in Classical Percussion at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Over the years, he has enjoyed a teaching career specialising in drum and percussive studies, educating throughout several schools and institutions. Some of these include St Peter’s College, Prince Alfred College, St Andrew’s School, State Music Camp of South Australia, and the Adelaide Youth Orchestra’s.
Alongside his one-to-one tuition, Andrew has built up and established several Percussion Ensembles and Drumlines (both Junior and Senior) around the state to a competing standard, often placing strongly in events such as ABODA and the Balaklava Eisteddfods. Teaching has been a passion of Andrew’s as he welcomes the opportunity to share his musical knowledge with students from all ages!


Elder Hall
North Terrace
Adelaide, 5000 AU
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