Footscray-Yarraville City Percussion Academy Open Day

Published by: CarolineK | 17-Feb-2018
Percussive Excellence in the Western Suburbs. Run by Melbourne percussionist and tutor Katie Thomas, the Footscray-Yarraville City Percussion Academy is designed for students of all ages and ability levels. JOIN US for the Footscray-Yarraville City Percussion Academy's official Open Day, on Saturday 24th February, from 11am. Meet the Percussion tutor, sign up for classes, check out some sheet music and videos, view the instruments, have a listen, and generally have a chat! @FYCPercussionAcademy
Venue: Footscray-Yarraville City Band Hall
Address: 10A Hyde Street Footscray 3011
Date: Saturday 24th February
Time: 11am - 12.30pm
Meet Katie Thomas, our Percussion Tutor! Katie is a Melbourne-based percussionist, drummer and teacher. After finishing her Bachelor of Music from the University of Western Australia in 2015, she has gone on to tour and perform internationally and nationally with many WA and Victorian orchestras.

In 2016 Katie toured with the Australian Youth Orchestra around Netherlands, Germany and China with French pianist Hélène Grimaud, finishing the Australian leg of the tour in the Sydney Opera House. Also in 2016, she toured as Principal Percussionist of the West Australian Youth Orchestra to Singapore and Japan.

Katie teaches privately and at schools, and has recently completed her postgraduate studies in Education from the University of Melbourne.

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