Support your students in learning rolls, syncopation and rhythms through a variety of percussive instruments.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles struck, scraped or rubbed by hand or struck against another similar instrument. Excluding zoomusicological instruments and the human voice, the percussion family is believed to include the oldest musical instruments.
Leigh has been performing as a freelance percussionist and educator for 25 years.
He currently performs with Musica Viva group B’tutta and has recently completed his second season as on stage percussionist with The Lion King.
For many years Leigh has played with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestras well as the Brandenburg Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Leigh has taught at UNSW, Macquarie University and the University of Western Sydney.
Leigh has a fully-equipped studio in Dulwich Hill (Summer Hill side) where he teaches drum kit, mallet (glockenspiel, xylophone, marimba and vibraphone), hand drums (djembe, congas, bongos etc) and all the auxiliary percussion.
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