Discovery! Strike, Scrape and Shake Show with Percussionist Mark Shelton @ Laura's
The Discovery hands on program explores all sorts of different topics, including science, literature, technology, and more. Especially designed for elementary aged kids, come back each week and learn something new!
Recommended for ages 5 & up.
Join Mark Shelton as he brings his high energy and expert playing on several members of the percussion family. Attendees get into the act with a little “hambonin’” as mark talks about the history of percussion. Instruments featured include the doumbek, electronic percussion, snare drum, rhythm bones, hammered dulcimer and handpan. Lots of sounds, variety, and fun!
Mark Shelton has created programs, products, and educational services for a variety of ages. Mark has presented his solo percussion program, The Strike, Scrape, & Shake Show ™ to thousands of students in schools and libraries. He is a teaching artist with Young Audiences chapters in Northeast and Southeast Texas, Big Thought in Dallas and Mobile Ed Productions. Mark’s compositions are published by Heritage Music Press, HoneyRock Publishing, and Per-Mus Publications.