Private Lessons Private Lessons: Percussion
Teaching Artist Emanual Ellinas
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Emanual Ellinas has been immersed in the world of music for over 30 years. A multi-instrumentalist, he has played with a very diverse cast of artists, ranging from Taj Mahal to Nag Hammadi. Enjoying both sides of the microphone, Emanual runs Magnetic Audio recording studio, where he has worked with artists and producers such as Dan Sartain, Tony Lombardo and Eric Essex. Whether teaching percussion or audio engineering, his focus on the soul of the art ensures the student not only learns essential skills and techniques, but also a deeper enjoyment of music. Having taught group classes as well as individual lessons in both percussion and the recording arts across the country, Emanual is happy to bring this experience to the Birmingham community through ArtPlay.
Ages 13 - 18 | Saturday | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
This class will examine the complex and controversial music process of sampling in Hip Hop music and present a study that illuminates the history, creative mechanics, and philosophy...
Ages 17 - Adult | Saturday | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
This class offers a glimpse into the world of beat making and provides students with the skills to make beats for a variety of genres such as hip...
Ages 16 - Adult | Monday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This class will teach the fundamentals of long-form improvisation, including how to create strong characters, play at the top of one’s intelligence, and build strong comedic scenes together...
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