Kerryn Joyce – Percussion – Introduction to Mitsu-uchi

In these modules we will study various techniques and develop a number of skills to equip students in the basics of wadaiko: the music and practise of the Japanese drum. Students will then apply their technique to my composition called Turbine.
There are a number of levels of complexity within this module. The areas that will be covered are basic renshu, single independent strokes and form or ‘kata’
We will also look at western music concepts including polyrhythms, call and response and soloing in a set amount of time.

Module 1 covers:

* Stretches
* Taikoz Renshu
* An introduction to Mitsu-uchi
* Polyrhtyhms 2:3
* Introduction to Turbine
* Cool down