Sunday, March 16, 2008

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Little Irish drumming for you. I apologize, it's almost impossible to record one's self playing an instrument and not look weird. I am having fun learning how to play the bodhran though!  My goal is to be able to play while the students are dancing tomorrow. I have some dances planned! Woo Hoo!



sophanne March 17, 2008 at 7:06 AM  


throwslikeagirl74 March 17, 2008 at 8:54 AM  

TOTALLY awesome! :)

sophanne March 17, 2008 at 2:35 PM  

I so used this in my classroom today!

Jennifer March 17, 2008 at 6:08 PM  

You're great! How are you learning to play? Lessons? Video? Internet? Share, please!

Lydee March 17, 2008 at 6:18 PM  

One of the teachers who took Orff with me at Eastman plays and he showed me a little bit. Then I watched Celtic Woman, and I practiced playing with the Chimes of Dunkirk and Listen to the Mocking bird.

I just play what I think sounds good. I don't know if I'm doing it "right". You can duplicate with a hand drum and a stick.

Heidi Ho March 17, 2008 at 10:26 PM  

YES!! It's great! Plus, you look like you are having so much fun!!! I'd love to learn how to play!

Mountain Mama March 17, 2008 at 11:28 PM  

This is SO cool!!! Wow! Where did you get the drum? Some hand drums have tiny holes that you can loop a strap through for the "handle" on the back. How did it go today? I can't wait to hear more.

Olga March 21, 2008 at 5:37 PM  

wow- your great. I loved it, I love the sound of that drum. Are you going to start touring with River Dance?

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