The Eastern Mass
Rhythm Festival 13th Annual EMRF on August 5, 2017

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Workshop and tshirt History

 

 


emrf 2005
 

2005

Intro to Drum Circles by Dave Curry
West African Rhythms by Susan West
Small Timbre Drumming by John Chiros
Drum Vocalizing by Ed Rooney

 

 


 

emrf 2006 

2006

Intro to Hand Drumming by Dave Curry
Vocal Percussion by Ed Rooney
Specific West African Rhythms by Susan West
Integrating Rythms into the Body by Debbie Clarke
Creative Drumming by Rick Cormier
Specific Middle Eastern Rythms by Kevin Smith

 

 


 

 

 

 

emrf 2007
 

2007

Intro to Drum Circles by Dave Curry
Vocal & Body Percussion by Debbie and Ed Rooney
Belly Dancing by Erzulie
Family Circle with Shakers and Games by Otha Day
African Drumming by Susan West
Middle Eastern Rhythms by Kevin Smith and Greg Fisher

 

 


 


2008 tshirt design by Mica Low
 

2008

Intro to Hand Drums by Dave Curry
Middle Eastern Drumming by Kevin and Greg
African Drumming by Susan West
Belly Dancing by Cristina Soares and Sarah L.
Native American Drumming by Julie Corey
Gong Bath by Deb Stevens

 

 


 

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2009

Intro to Hand Drumming by Dave Curry
Intro Level Belly Dancing by Cristina Soares
Zone Chanting by Julie Woods
Pow Wow Drumming and Chanting by Susan West
Middle Eastern Drumming by Greg Fisher
African Drumming by Mike Morse
Intermediate Level Belly Dancing by Erzulie
Gong Bath by Deb Stevens and A. Michelle

 

 


 

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2010

Intro to Hand Drumming and Percussion by Dave Curry
African Dance by Susan West
African Rhythms by Julie Corey and Olaibo
Creative Drumming by Rick Cormier
Belly Dance by Cristina Soares and Jamie Lee Fury
Gong Bath by Deb Stevens

 


 

emrf 2011 

2011

Malian Rhythms by Sidy Maiga
Fundamentals of Hand Drumming by Dave Curry
Intro to Belly Dancing by Jamie Lee Fury
Creative Drumming by Rick Cormier
African Dance by Heidi Roth and Susan West
Gong Bath by Deb Stevens

 

 


 

2012 tshirt design by Bet Low 

2012

Dunun Rhythms by Mike Morse
Creative Drumming by Rick Cormier
Overcome Inner Obstacles To Be The Best Drummer by Monique Monimoto
Intro to Hand Drumming by Dave Curry
Didgeridoo by Dave Estes
Global Healing & the 4 Directions by Laney Goodman
Gong Bath by Deb Stevens
Intro to the Native American Flute by Milly Grey

 

 


 

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2013

Dooni-Dooni (Little by Little) African Rhythm by Issa Coulibaly and Zach Comb
Finding Flow - A Natural Flow of Hoop Dancing by Laura Orcutt
The Didgeridoo by Daniel Schmidt
Dunun Drums by Mike Morse
Intro to Medicine of Native American Drumming by Alan Stonewolf
TaKeTiNa by Elaine Fong and Morwen Two Feathers
Creative Drumming by Rick Cormier
African Dance by Alice Heller
Kirtan by Mary McKinnon and Paul Lagueux

 

 


 

2013 tshirt design by Mike Morin 

2014

Play Didgeridoo by David Estes
Sacred Drum and Chant by Laney Goodman
Intro to POI Spinning by Sarah Huber
KASSA: Dunun in 3 Parts by Greg Haggard
TAKETINA by Elaine Fong
Intro to Hooping by Laura Orcutt
Mali Djembekan by Issa Coulibaly and Zach Combs with Sidy Maiga
Bhakti Bliss Kirtan
Bellydance and Middle Eastern Rhythms by Johara Boston
Drum Clinic Booth – John Tracy answers questions & solves drum issues

 

 


 

2015 emrf theme 

2015

African Rhythms with Issa Coulibaly and Zach Combs
TAKETINA with Elaine Fong

Skekere with Bill Mitkoff
Dununs with Greg Haggard
Bhakti Bliss Kirtan
Didgeridoo with David Estes
Lenjen with Joel Gendler
African Rhythms with Sayon Camara

Mother Drum with Laney Goodman
Hooping with Laura Orcutt
African Dance with Tara Murphy

 

 


 

2016 EMRF 

2016

Malian Djembe Journey with Sidy Maiga and Zach Combs
Tribal Belly Dance with Neylan

Traditional African Rhythms with Sayon Camara
Shekere Technique with Bill Mitkoff
Didgeridoo with David Estes
Hoop Dance Basics with Jessie Jewels
African Dance with Tara Murphy and live drumming by Sayon Camara

Kirtan Chanting with Bhakti Bliss
Kuku Rhythm for Dununs & Djembe with Greg Haggard,
Joel Gendler & Bill Cowie