Music Workshops: iRock

Description: The activity is open to all English-speaking adults age 50 and over. Membership is not required. Please join Lifelong Learning as we explore a new project in collaboration with Université Laval Department of Music. Prior musical experience is not necessary - this workshop is founded on the idea that we are ALL musicians. Music-making: Explore fun and creative music-making with drumming, rock band, and digital musical instruments. Participants will have the chance to try a selection of musical instruments. Learning well-known songs: Using rock band instruments, participants will be able to play a song together within 5 minutes. Improvisation: Creative improvisation using a ‘touchless’ instrument using motion sensor technology. Song-writing: By the end of the workshops, participants will have created their own song, and will have new knowledge about how to access and use iPad music Apps. These workshops are exploratory ‘pilot’ sessions for a research project about lifelong musical learning. Previous research has demonstrated the power of music for positive quality of life among adults. Your participation in this research is extremely valuable and will help us to develop inclusive and meaningful musical activities. Participants will be asked to take part in the research, and those who agree will take part in a questionnaire, interview, and a focus group. PARKING IS FREE! To Register, please email or call Meghan at Lifelong Learning or 418.681.1258.
Location: Laval University, Faculty of Music 1055 ave du Seminaire, Room 4835 (Someone will escort you to the
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm EDT
Duration: 2 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: Organization Member
Updated: Sunday, June 2, 2019 2:52am GMT