Rhythm – the International Summer Academy for Drums and Percussion, Markoberdorf, Germany
SABIAN Artists Walfredo Reyes Jr., Phil Maturano, and Claus Hessler have all confirmed they will be on hand to participate in RHYTHM, seven enlightening days of celebrating the art of percussion and drums. Inside the stunningly beautiful environment of the Bavarian Musicacademy in Markoberdorf, Germany, these and many more world class artists will share their vast knowledge with percussionists and drummers of every stripe, whether professionals, students, advanced amateurs or teachers. The seminar is not suitable for beginners. Seminar languages are German and English.
The Seminar includes:
– Morning warm-up sessions
– 18 hours of lessons within groups of 10 students
– Individual presentations by teachers
– Evening concerts (free admission)
– A comprehensive exhibition of music, instruments and recordings
Internationally renowned for its high quality teaching courses, it’s been three years since this seminar was last held. The seminar begins July 22 and ends July 29. Accommodations are available at the Academy. Please contact the Academy directly for more information and booking reservations., or visit their website at www.modakademie.de.
Phil Maturano is a real all-rounder. The man from New York has mastered Afro Cuban drumming as well as big band, R&B, straight ahead jazz, rock, world music, even punk rock. He’s been giving lessons at the Musicians Institute P.I.T. since his mid-twenties.
Walfredo Reyes Jr. has performed with Carlos Santana, Traffic, Steve Winwood, Jackson Browne, Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan, David Lindley, Ricki Lee Jones, Richard Marx, Sergio Mendes, Smokey Robinson, Robbie Robertson, Joe Sample, Boz Scaggs, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Johnny Hallyday, Khaled, Lindsey Buckingham, and more.
Claus Hessler is the German master of the open handed playing technique and is in high demand at drum clinics around the world.
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