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UDU DRUM WORKSHOP

July 6 & 7 & 13, 2024

(3 Days)  $475

at GIORGINI STUDIO 

4425 County Route 67, Freehold, NY 12431

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Frank Giorgini & Dr. Abbas Abuwan co-teaching the First Annual Udu Drum Workshop in 1989

Explore the concepts and techniques underlying the construction and decoration of Nigerian pottery.  Experience the actual forming of clay drums by traditional hand building methods.  African tribal design motifs and symbolism are discussed and utilized as surface decoration.  Each participant completes muliple UDU drums during this trans-cultural experience.  The final day culminates in an outdoor primitive type firing, potluck meal, and musical drum jam session around an open fire in the evening.  Each student should finish the workshop with multiple completed udu drums. Your instructor is DeBorah Goletz, Potter & Subway Muralist who trained with Frank Giorgini and Abbas Abuwan attending over 30 Udu Drum workshops under their tuteladge.

 NO PREVIOUS CLAY EXPERIENCE NEEDED ALL LEVELS WELCOME

All clay and tools provided, but bring along your clay kit if you have one. Wear casual clothes; bring food, swimsuit, and a towel.  Local lodging or limited camping is available.

 

$475.00 - includes Tuition, All Materials & Firing  ($250.00 deposit required)

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