About The Event
The 42nd annual LHS Summer Marimba Seminar will take place June 1-11, 2021. Percussionists college-aged and older are invited to join us for 10 days of study with marimba virtuoso and pioneer Leigh Howard Stevens. The LHS Seminar will cover a wide variety of topics, including: technique, memorization systems, tone production, repertoire, acoustics, practice techniques, career development, history and more! We’re also excited to feature the following special guest presenters: Michael Burritt, John Parks, Escape X, and Cameron Leach. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the LHS Seminar will take place entirely on the Zoom videoconferencing platform.
The 2021 LHS Virtual Seminar includes:
- 20-25 hours of class time with Leigh Howard Stevens (2-2.5 hours per weekday, no sessions on Sun. June 6)
- Clinics with our special guest presenters
- The LHS Seminar Supplemental Material (A 250-page PDF with additional articles and resources, to be emailed to attendees prior to the start of the Seminar)
- A virtual tour of the Malletech factory
Tuition for the 2021 LHS Virtual Seminar is $500 for new students; $300 for returning Seminar alumni
- A virtual private lesson with Leigh Howard Stevens based on a pre-recorded performance video with a piece of the student’s choosing(approx. 30-45 min.) – $100
Registration closes May 26, 2021.