Body Beats – Digital
For 7 to 12 year olds
The whole body is a musical instrument!
In the constant pleasure of moving, discover the rich universe of body percussion and the different musical styles that are related to it. Explore flamenco, beat box and learn about Gumboot, all with energy and good humor!
2 versions for 4-6 year olds and 7-12 year olds
Duration of each workshop: 5 segments of 8-10 minutes each
Language of presentation: French and English
Available November 2020
Creation and Concept : Aurélie Négrier
Original idea : Catherine Messier
Host : Aurélie Négrier (FR) / Gabriela Iznardo (ENG)
Musican Contributors : Gabriela Iznardo, Marton Maderspach, Aurélie Négrier, Bruno Roy
Coming soon :
Segment 2: Palmas / Flamenco – Experience the clapping of hands, called in Spanish “palmas” which accompanies the Flamenco music and dance.
Segment 3: Quebec Podorhythm – Learn the art of “foot tapping” which accompanies the violin, accordion and singing in traditional French Canadian festivals.
Segment 4: Gumboot – Practice this dance music created by the miners of South Africa.
Segment 5: Human Beat Box – Try to imitate the sounds of the drums with your mouth.
7 to 12 year olds
In this introductory segment about body percussion, we focus on the natural beats of our body (heart, breathing, steps). We approach musical notions such as pulsation. We develop our sense of rhythm.