Aug9

SHASTRA SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES: Composing with Indian Rhythm

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William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ

Hindustani tabla player Shawn Mativetsky and composer Payton MacDonald team up to co-teach an intensive workshop where you will:

• Receive intensive training in the rhythmic fundamentals of North Indian classical music. • Receive individualized instruction on the best practices for working with Hindustani musicians and incorporating elements of Indian music organically into the music you write. • Compose and workshop your own concerto for tabla and percussion quartet. • Record your concerto with Shawn Mativetsky and the legendary New Jersey Percussion Ensemble.

For more details: http://www.shastramusic.com/summer-intensive-rhythm/