Acutonics® Elective: For the Love of Gongs
For the Love of Gongs is a two-day class designed to inspire new and experienced players to expand their practice and skill set. We will begin by discussing the gong and gong culture throughout history. We will explore the physics of sound and what happens when we strike a gong.
Techniques are taught that expand our perceptions on how we hold a mallet, and how we approach striking a gong. We will learn how our choice of mallet affects the quality of tone expressed. Most importantly, learners will study how to play the gong therapeutically and in an aesthetic way.
Learning the techniques will build confidence while encouraging play and exploration. This class will help to take our relationship with the gong to another dimension.
It is essential to have a gong, a variety of mallets and a microphone for the best experience for this class.
Mallet options include: a soft mallet (my favourite: Dragonfly Fuzz Bucket), heavy soft mallet (Paiste Mallets, M5, M6), harder soft mallet (Dragonfly Baby Bucket), Friction mallet (E-wand, B-Love), Marimba mallets (Yarn head on wood handle: Mike Balter 85B or Paiste M10)
This class is also offered in the summer as a 3 Day LIVE Class held in BC Canada.
|Start Date||Name Details||Location||Price|
|December 2, 2023 - 9:30 am||Kootenay Sound Healing Centre, 691 Riondel Road, Box 47, Kootenay Bay, BC, V0B 2B0||CAD$333.00|
|August 13, 2024 - 9:30 am||Kootenay Sound Healing Centre, 691 Riondel Road, Box 47, Kootenay Bay, BC, V0B 2B0||CAD$525.00|
Theresa Lee Morris and William Morris
Licensed Acutonics Teachers
Certified Acutonics Practitioners