Looking to get out of the house and just make some music? Join us for an open community drum circle! Participants will spend the hour improvising on a variety of world percussion instruments while exploring techniques for community music making. No previous musical experience required!
About the teacher:
Wade Richards, LCAT, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist and Orff-Schulwerk instructor. A graduate of the Music Therapy program from S.U.N.Y Fredonia, Wade also pursued training in Performance Wellness, Neurologic Music Therapy, and Orff-Schulwerk from programs at Arizona State, Colorado State, University of Kentucky, and the Eastman School of Music. He served as Chair of the Music Therapy Department and Orff-Schulwerk Department at Hochstein School of Music & Dance. Currently, Wade is one of the Directors at Spectrum Creative Arts in Pittsford, New York. He loves guiding others through creative music-making, and has facilitated group drumming workshops for local schools, colleges, and community programs.