Join Les DeMerle, world-renowned drummer and Artistic Director of the Amelia Island Jazz Festival, as he teaches kids the basics of drum and rhythm skills. Drum Camp is three days of fun, music, and rhythm jams where kids get to play on state-of-the-art Zildjian Practice Pads, snare drums and a professional drum set.
Subjects include correct way to hold drum sticks, counting and reading rhythms, creating a groove with a steady beat, learning drum rudiments and applying them to the drum set. Plus, a special recital on Wed. where all the kids play together in the final jam session performing the skills they learned for family and friends.
Cost is $60 for ages 9 and up. Drum Camp is held at Arts Alive Nassau, located at 96072 Chester Road in Yulee. To register call (904) 310-9243 or email kimrust.artsalive@#gmail.com.