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Saturday, July 29 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Spicing up your Rhythm Section II FULL

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You ask your students who is interested in becoming the class drummer. Chances are, more than one hand will be raised, but you may not have more than one drum set. How do you keep the excitement for all of these students? Diversify your instrumentation and musical genre! This workshop will build off the last year's popular workshop, Spicing Up Your Rhythm Section: Latin Percussion. Participants will not only be able to jam with other teachers learning new skills on cajons, congas, and other auxiliary percussion, but also learn how to effectively implement them into your student-centered repertoire. We will be guiding you on how to differentiate instruction on these instruments, therefore this session is welcome to participants from very beginner to advanced playing! ¡Vaya!

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Joe Panganiban

Regional Program Director, Chicago, Little Kids Rock
Joe joined the Little Kids Rock team as the Regional Program Manager for Chicago in 2014 and has taught in the Chicago Public School District since 2012. Prior to teaching in Chicago, Joe has had the opportunity to teach and perform in a wide variety of settings from preschool through the collegiate level and from the Midwest to the international stage. He spent some time in New South Wales, Australia working with students as well as community members in band, orchestral, and choral ensembles. State-side, Joe has worked with several bands as a percussion instructor, arranger, and clinician. He has the opportunity to work with several award-winning high school marching bands in Iowa serving as the drumline instructor for Prairie High School, Mediapolis High School, and Williamsburg High School as well as later assuming the role as the assistant band director for the Maine West High School Marching Band in Illinois. He has received a... Read More →
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Charly Schwartz

Chief Operating Officer, Little Kids Rock • Verona, NJ
Charly joined Amp Up NYC in February 2014 as its director, and was named Little Kids Rock’s Chief Operating Officer in June 2014. Charly brings over twenty years of experience in team leadership, operational management, marketing and youth development to Amp Up NYC. Most recently, prior to joining Amp Up NYC, Charly served as the Chief Operating Officer at America SCORES, a nonprofit organization that uses sports and creative expression to engage, empower and inspire thousands of at-risk public school youth in low income communities around the country. Prior to America SCORES he served as a Vice President at LeadDog Marketing Group, an award-winning marketing company he helped found in 1999. At LeadDog, he shepherded the infrastructural development of the company as it quickly grew in revenue, clients, services and employees, directing various operational functions along with supervising both administrative and account teams. While at LeadDog, Charly also served as an adjunct professor at NYU. Before moving to New York in 2000, Charly was the Director of Operations at a promotion agency in Atlanta, Georgia, and a Producer for the 1996 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games and other major sporting events, including the MLB All-Star Game. His professional career began in the area of informal education, serving as a regional Assistant Director, Senior Advisor and Program Director for a national Jewish youth organization, where Charly primarily worked with elementary school and high school students. | | As a first-generation Cuban-American... Read More →

Saturday July 29, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
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