Global Groove Ensemble
World Percussion Ensemble
The Global Groove Ensemble is a community based ensemble that performs Brazilian Samba, Indonesian Gamelan, Afro-Cuban Salsa, South Indian Karnatic and West African drumming dance and chant. The GGE will perform in eisteddfods and concerts alongside the PANtastic Steel Band,CYMplay GPE's and the other GW Performance Ensembles.The GPE is specially formulated for people ages 16 and over. Each term we will explore a wealth os global genres. section follows on from the Groove School's instruction class sequence further preparing musicians for concert performance. The Global Groove Ensemble will explore the rich world of drumming and chant with an emphasis on aural learning (learning through listening and watching), improvisation and creative expression. These ensembles will perform on the Groove School's world instrument collection. Each term our classes will prepare short musical compositions that will build an inner awareness of rhythm timbre and pulse.