NEW World Percussion Workshop with NEC!! Join us at our Action satellite location at the 77 Arts Academy. We’re super excited to welcome Jeremy Cohen of ThisWorldMusic! Focusing on African drumming, Jeremy is bringing his expertise and passion for education to NEC.
Jeremy designed and implemented a comprehensive African drumming curriculum at both the Boston Arts Academy Performing Arts High School and at the Umana Middle School, located in inner city East Boston. As music director at the Umana, he also established a multi-genre guitar program and set up a fully-integrated music technology lab.
Jeremy also works at ZUMIX Community Music Center and with incarcerated youth through the non-profit Unlocking the Light. He is Adjunct Professor of Music at Central Connecticut State University (graduate level), University of Southern Maine (graduate level), Westfield State University and UMass Amherst (graduate level), where he designed the university’s first cultural field study in Ghana, West Africa.
We are STOKED to have Jeremy offer this workshop for us!