Community Music Making at The 2018 NAMM Show

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Get energized to play music at The 2018 NAMM Show!

Community Music Making (CMM) programming begins on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 with the All-industry Drum Circle and continues on Sunday, Jan. 28 with the Community Music Making Forum and Ukulele Circle. View the CMM event schedule below.

Sound Bites from Past Events

“Drumming is not about filling up space with notes. It’s really about making space for other people’s creativity.” - Arthur Hull, Drum Circle facilitator

“To bring a new group of people into our world to share a love of [the ukulele] is truly special.” – Lenny San Jose, aka Ukulenny, Uke Circle facilitator

“We can make music into life-long involvement. Build on school music experiences and use those as stepping stones.” - Roger Mantie, Arizona State University, on Community Music Making

Music-Making Circles: Facilitators

Ukulele Circle
Lenny San Jose, aka Ukulenny, Kala Brand Music

All-Industry Drum Circle
Arthur Hull, Remo, Inc.

Complete Schedule for CMM Programming

DateEventTimeDescriptionLocation
Friday, Jan. 26All-industry Drum Circle5:45 pmDrum up enthusiasm for the music industry at NAMM’s annual All-industry Drum Circle, a can’t-miss NAMM Show rhythm celebration! Blow off some steam and get ideas for setting up fun, group-based Community Music Making experiences. Percussion instruments provided. Brought to you by NAMM in collaboration with Remo, Inc.Palm Garden, Outside of the Anaheim Convention Center
Sunday, Jan. 28Community Music Making Forum12 pmJoin host Mary Luehrsen for the NAMM annual Community Music Making Forum where attendees will discover tips for hosting music making events and activities that will engage first-time and seasoned music-makers. Anaheim Convention Center, NAMM Member Center
Ukulele Circle1:30 pmAdd the uke to your musical repertoire! Unleash your island spirit at our ukulele circle where you’ll learn the basics of the instrument known as the “jumping flea.” No experience required. Brought to you by NAMM in collaboration with Kala Brand Music.Anaheim Convention Center, NAMM Member Center
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