Discussion, Family Saturday, Music
5 Mar

Family Saturday Series Presents

Beverly Botsford, Drum Talk

Saturday, March 5 at 11:00am

HEALTH CHECK: The Carolina Theatre of Durham is requiring all fans to provide PRINTED proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours OR full vaccination for entry. All K-12 aged guests must wear a mask at all times unless actively eating or drinking. The City of Durham is requiring face coverings to be worn while at the theater. Additional policies may apply on a show-by-show basis and are subject to change. More details available at our Health & Safety Policies page.


“Drum Talk” audience members will embark on a music journey, learning basic techniques of drumming from Africa and Latin America- with some Carolina spice. Using the rhythm of words and language, participants will learn some of the building blocks of music, steady beat, groove, phrasing, call and response, dynamics and improvisation. The only requirement is to be present; instruments will be provided.

Los miembros de la audiencia de “Drum Talk” se embarcarán en un viaje musical, aprenderán técnicas básicas de percusión de África y América Latina con algunas influencias de las Carolinas. A través del uso  del ritmo de las palabras y el lenguaje, los participantes aprenderán algunos de los componentes básicos de la música, el ritmo constante, el compás, las frases, la llamada y la respuesta, dinámica e improvisación.  El único requisito es estar presente; se proporcionarán instrumentos.