- DURATION 60 mins
This event will be a percussive recital and workshop featuring works created by black composers and works and instruments that can be traced to roots in the African diaspora. This event will also include a body percussion workshop where you will learn how to make rhythms with your hands and also with tic-tac fresh mints so be sure to bring some! Throughout the session, there will be opportunities for questions about anything from education, to music, to STOMP.
- Duration: 60 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
Meet the Host, Manny
Emmanuel “Manny” Scott is a Brooklyn, New York based percussionist from Atlanta, Georgia. He specializes in classical and world percussion and believes that education and performance work together to create great musicians while elevating your own musicianship. He currently teaches music at Liberty Avenue Middle School in Brooklyn, and is also a percussion instructor for the Marching Cobras in Harlem. Along with teaching, Manny is a cast member of STOMP in New York City. Manny has received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Tennessee State University, and a Master’s degree in Percussion Performance from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Preparing for the Event
For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).
We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!
What if I can’t make the event?
If a recording’s available for the event, you can still register for it and we will send you an email with a link to a recording shortly after it ends.
Will my camera be on and will I be visible to the other people?
Your camera and microphone does not need to be on for you to enjoy your Mirthy event. The choice about whether to do this is completely yours.
How do I watch the live event?
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