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RCM Festival of Percussion
11:00am | 07 May 2017 | Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall
The RCM Festival of Percussion returns with special guest, the international rock, jazz, classical and funk drummer Benny Greb.
The jam-packed day features O Duo with the Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment, drummer and RCM professor Ralph Salmins performing with three different groups, top percussion quartet Amadinda, and Brazilian workshops with The Lion King percussionist Damien Manning.
The Festival also includes the RCM Trade Fair with leading UK instrument manufacturers, family workshops and the chance to try out the RCM’s performance simulator.
Please note that there is limited capacity for many of these events, including the family workshops, and entry will be on a first-come-first-served basis on the day.
All day from 10.30am | RCM Trade Fair
11am | Interactive Zone
11am | Workshop with Malcom Edmonstone and Ralph and Lester Salmins
11am | Let’s Play Percussion
11.15am | Junior Showcase
12.15pm | BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Timpani and Percussion Sections
12.15pm | EVANS re-heading session with Ben Alldred
1.30pm | Lunchtime Concert
1.30pm | “Close up and Personal” with Ralph Salmins
3pm | Timpani Workshop
We welcome Tony Bedewi, London Symphony Orchestra's Co-Principal Timpanist, to lead an insightful workshop.
3pm | Benny Greb in Conversation and Drum Clinic
3.15pm | Samba Family Workshop
4.45pm | Zildjian Workshop
5pm | Amadinda
6pm | Ralph Salmins with his Jazz Trio
7pm | RCM Big Band
Daytime events only: £10
All-festival tickets: £15
Includes entry to all daytime events and the evening RCM Big Band concert. Add both events to online basket to receive automatic discount.
* Over 60s, under 18s and students receive a 50% discount. Concession rate tickets are not available online; please speak to a member of staff, either by phone or in person, to verify your eligibility.