Free Drum Workshop for Kids in Brooklyn, NY
Music is My First Language (MiMFL), a provider of free music education for under-served students, announces its next free music education workshop with world renowned drummer & educator Swiss Chris. Entitled “The Journey of Rhythm: From Africa to NYC”, this electrifying workshop experience will guide students through an important cultural exploration.
Educational programs are being rolled out in New York, San Francisco, Dallas / Fort Worth and London to start, with rapid expansions to other influential music cities across the globe. This is your chance to get involved at the beginning of something beautiful!
Swiss Chris’ workshop takes place at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn on the 15th December 2013. Additional workshops are being planned across the NY Metropolitan Area. Workshops will be followed up with public school sessions and individual scholarships for private music lessons.
Parents interested in registering their child for this workshop can do so at www.musicismyfirstlanguage.com/events
About Music is My First Language
Music Is My First Language (MiMFL) is dedicated to inspire positive social change through sustainable music education and empowerment programs to benefit the social-economic and musically disenfranchised. www.musicismyfirstlanguage.com
About Swiss Chris
Drummer/Musical Director/Educator Swiss Chris has performed and toured with drummer for John Legend, Gloria Gaynor, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Sir Elton John, Estelle, Wyclef Jean and more. He is an in demand, first call session call/music director. His book Modern Drum Set Stickings is number 1 on the Amazon Best Seller list and nominated for Best Educational Book in the 2014 Modern Drummer Reader Poll Award. Swiss Chris is also featured in the Modern Drummer Magazine December 2013 issue.
About Shapeshifter Labs
ShapeShifter Lab is a 4,200 square foot performance space in Park Slope; this newly renovated performance space hosts the world’s most innovative artists who are looking for a flexible platform to present their work. http://www.shapeshifterlab.com
Notes for editors
Request for interviews and images from:
Ray Archie CEO firstname.lastname@example.org (NY) 212 363 0363
John Ousby, President email@example.com (DFW) 214 606 7169