Intermediate Marimba for Teachers - Marimbas Just for Fun

Teacher: Maria Minnaar-Bailey

Age Levels: Adults

Skill Levels: Intermediate

Topics: Marimba, Music Educator

Audio recording allowed. Video recording allowed.

Cost: $28

This workshop will explore another Zimbabwean marimba tradition, which is as old as the instrument itself: picking out popular tunes from the radio and arranging them for marimbas. Songs taught in this workshop will be "Jamaica Farewell" and also a jazzy version of "When the Saints". Techniques will be taught for how to arrange popular songs on marimba. If there is time, "Under African Skies" by Paul Simon will be taught.

Student Materials


Music Educator

Please check with your Oregon State school district to verify that this workshop qualifies for PDUs. For more information, read About Workshops, Music Educator Workshops section.

Session Location Length
Session 3 (Fri 3:30 PM) Callahan Floor 4 Lounge 2 hours

Workshop Enrollment

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