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The Rhythmic Scale with Joseph Peck
Learn the language of rhythms with Music Center Teaching Artist, Joseph Peck, and find how mixing and matching the words of the Rhythmic Scale to a steady beat can help you create your own patterns just like a professional musician. This lesson is ideal for grades 2-8.
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About our Teaching Artist
Joseph Peck is a musician, educator, and producer of music and educational programs featuring the steel drum instrument. He attended Wichita State University, where he earned his degree in Music Education. In 1996, he traveled to Trinidad, the birthplace of the steel drum, and performed with Potential Symphony (a 120-member steel drum band) for the Panorama National Steel band Competition. Joseph went on to direct the Steel Pan Orchestra and teach World Music at Wichita State University. As an accredited artist with the Missouri Arts Council and Wichita Arts Partners, a division of Young Audiences, Joseph has conducted numerous performances and educational workshops.