Friday, November 18th, 2005

9h00-10h15 am — An Introduction to Drum Circles – Block C47 – Bloc C47
11:00 am – QMEA Annual General Meeting – Cafeteria-Palais des Congrès

An Introduction to Drum Circles
Speaker: Shawn Mativetsky (Faculty member)
In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn basic drumming technique and participate in a drum circle.
We will examine the benefits of drum circle participation including the development of musical skills such as rhythm, improvisation, and ensemble playing. In addition, we can observe non-musical benefits such as stress reduction, self-expression, confidence building and community connection. we will also discuss facilitating, the art of leading a drum circle, as well as tips for starting your own drum program.

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Sponsored by Quebec Music Educator’s Association, Steve’s Music.

QMEA Annual General Meeting
This meeting will introduce the executive members of the QMEA and present a report of activities from the past year, as well as provide information about our mission, objectives, and upcoming events. Nominations and elections will take place for 2 executive positions of “Member-at-Large”. All teachers are invited to attend this meeting, and all QMEA members will be granted voting privileges.

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