Sound & Colour Camp (ages 10 to 13)

July 31, 2017 - 9:00 am
$255/week or $229.50 Gallery Members; Materials provided

SOUND & COLOUR CAMP (ages 10 to 13)
July 31 to August 4, 2017
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Rotary Education Centre, MacLaren Art Centre
$255.00/week or $229.50 Gallery Member; Materials provided

Led by musician Ray Dillard and visual artist Sean George, participants will experience a unique week of mixed-media artmaking, creating visual art inspired by what they see and hear. Exploring the history and function of different kinds of instruments, campers will construct whimsical musical sculptures from recycled materials and perform them at the end of the camp!

Before and aftercare is available from 8:30 to 9:00 am and from 5:00 to 5:15 pm for an additional $10 per day. Become a member of the Gallery and receive a 10% discount on registration fees.

Texas-born, Toronto/Barrie-based producer/percussionist RAY DILLARD received his Bachelor’s and Masters of Music degrees from West Texas State University. For several years, Ray was percussionist for the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra, and Director of Percussion Studies at West Texas State University. He then served as Guest Lecturer and Instructor of Percussion at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, before becoming the head of Percussion and MIDI Technology at San Jacinto College in Houston, Texas, a position he held until 1998 when he relocated to Toronto.

Ray has toured internationally for over four decades.  Recent activities included the completion of projects for solo percussionists Michelle Colton, Jamie Drake and Nicholas Papador.  Other recent projects include his fourth recording with The Ohio State University Wind Symphony, the Taktus Percussion Duo and a first solo project for Martha Johnson of “Martha and the Muffins” fame.  He also has just finished his 15th and 16th recording projects for the renowned percussion ensemble NEXUS, a group he has been working with since 1983. Six additional new projects are currently underway for a variety of artists from the US, Canada and Europe.


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