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Saturday, November 3 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Face Music: Doing More with Beatboxing

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In this class, students will learn to do more with beatbox in ways that still support the arrangement, discover what successful solo, tag team, and crew beatboxers around the world do to make innovative music, and learn how to incorporate elements of solo beatbox into a cappella music to push the boundaries of what kinds of music we can make with our faces. Being a creative beatboxer/vocal percussionist does not mean stealing the spotlight, it means exploring the spectrum of emotion we can express with percussive sounds.

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Craig Simonetti

Craig Simonetti, music director and beatboxer for Blacklight, distinguishes himself with award-winning settings of contemporary music for numerous vocal ensembles. He specializes in educating young A Cappella performers, delivering workshops as a beatboxer and as a member of Blacklight... Read More →
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Michael Wingate

Michael Wingate is an internationally-ranked beatboxer studying Music Education-Voice at Delaware State University. He is the beatboxer for the professional, Baltimore-based group, ember. With ember, Michael has competed in the 2018 Varsity Vocals Aca Open finals at Carnegie Hall... Read More →

Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
D124 - Medium Choir Room 400 N Duke St Durham, NC 27701

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