Frame Drum Workshop


June 26





Telluride Arts HQ

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Frame Drum Workshop with Yousif Sheronick
Join us for a one-hour hands-one Frame Drum workshop with world renowned percussionist Yousif Sheronick.  Participants will begin by learning basic strokes on this ancient instrument and will slowly build up rhythms using modern playing techniques.  Engage the mind, body and voice utilizing an instrument that dates back 5000 years.  This workshop is for all levels…beginners are welcome!  Frame Drums will be provided but if you have one, please bring it. Ages 16 and up. Book ahead as there is limited space available. Check Yousif out at

Tickets: $25 (Must be booked in advance)


Hailed by the New York Times for his “dazzling improvisations” and his “wizardry on a range of humble frame drums” Yousif Sheronick enjoys an active career as percussionist, composer, producer and educator. Having studied classical percussion through a Masters degree at Yale, Yousif went on to study music from Brazil, India, Africa and the Middle East which he seamlessly incorporates into his playing. Yousif’s unique skills in both World and Classical music have led him to perform with a diverse range of ensembles and musicians including Philip Glass, Yo-Yo Ma, Laurie Anderson, Ethos Percussion Group, Lark Quartet, Silk Road Ensemble, Branford Marsalis, Sonny Fortune, Glen Velez and Paul Winter. His many musical influences are highlighted in duoJalal, his venture with violist and wife Kathryn Lockwood. A feature article in Drum! Magazine highlighted Yousif’s versatility in an article titled “At The Corner Of The World”. His online Frame Drum School now boasts over 1000 enrolled students from 68 countries.