Workshop length: 1 hour, 2 hours, or 3 hours
Number of artists: 1
Set up/tear down time: 30 minutes
Space needed: 15 feet long x 5 feet deep
Ages: 6 years +
Maximum # of participants: 30 people
Description: In the Rhythm and Recycling Workshop, participants learn the importance of rhythm in music and life. In a drum circle fashion using reused materials for percussion instruments Junkyard Symphony teaches the basics of rhythm, such as tempo, beat, dynamics, quarter notes, eighth notes, half notes, whole notes as well as syncopated rhythms. Add in a cheer box and a few rhythmic games and the workshop becomes a 'Stomp' for students. The importance of recycling and the Four R's, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rock is covered as students learn how to have fun while helping the earth.