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Randy Armstrong—Classes, Lessons and Workshops

Randy Armstrong provides classes and workshops for students of all ages. He is also available for an Artist-in-Residence programs for school students from elementary through high school. Below is a list of upcoming classes.

Private Lessons with Randy Armstrong!

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January 20, 2017
Workshop Leader & Keynote Speaker
Integrated Arts Conference & Educational Theater Collaborative
Plymouth State University
17 High St. Plymouth, NH 02364
Website: https://www.plymouth.edu/outreach/etc/abou

January 31 - February 1 & 3, 2017
Artist in Residence • Spaulding Youth Center
130 Shedd Rd., Northfield, NH 03276

February 13, 2017
Artist in Residence • Music Therapy with Randy Armstrong
The Birchtree Center for Autism
2064 Woodbury Ave. #204, Newington, NH 0380
Funded by The Kennedy Center and administered by The Arts Alliance of Northern NH
Birch tree Center Website: http://birchtreecenter.org

March 9, 2017
Artist in Residence • Music Therapy with Randy Armstrong
The Birchtree Center for Autism
2064 Woodbury Ave. #204, Newington, NH 0380
Funded by The Kennedy Center and administered by The Arts Alliance of Northern NH
Birch tree Center Website: http://birchtreecenter.org

April 4, 2017
Artist in Residence • Music Therapy with Randy Armstrong
The Birchtree Center for Autism
2064 Woodbury Ave. #204, Newington, NH 0380
Funded by The Kennedy Center and administered by The Arts Alliance of Northern NH
Birch tree Center Website: http://birchtreecenter.org

April 7 – 14, 2017
Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Boys and Girls Club of Manchester
555 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104
For Information (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

April 17 – 21, 2017
Artist in Residence Program • World Music and African Drumming & Dance
with Randy Armstrong & Theo Martey
Special Guests, Akwaaba Ensemble
Garrison Elementary School
50 Garrison Rd.Dover, NH 03820
Tel: 603.516.6752

May 2, 3, 5, 9, 2017
Artist in Residence • Spaulding Youth Center
130 Shedd Rd., Northfields, NH 03276

May 10 & 11, 2017
Artist in Residence • Music Therapy with Randy Armstrong
The Birchtree Center for Autism
2064 Woodbury Ave. #204, Newington, NH 0380
Funded by The Kennedy Center and administered by The Arts Alliance of Northern NH
Birch tree Center Website: http://birchtreecenter.org

May 12, 16 – 23, 2017
Artist in Residence • Spaulding Youth Center
130 Shedd Rd., Northfields, NH 03276

July 19, 2015 • 6:30 pm
West African Drumming Workshop
Phillips Exeter Academy, Wicks Room – Phillips Church
Exeter, NH 03833
For Info: 603-772-4311

July 31 - August 4, 2017 • 9am - 3pm
Artist in Residence Program • Strafford Summer Arts Stories, Theater and Music Camp
Strafford Elementary School
Strafford, NH 03884
For Registration & Info Contact: Angela Smith, 603-905-9731
Email: angela.smith@elaworks.com
NHTP Website: http://nhtheatreproject.org

Previous Classes

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January 8, 2016
Artist in Residence Program
Maude H. Trefethen Elementary School
Cranfield St.
New Castle, NH 03854
Tel: 603.436.5416
http://www.sau50.org/mht/

February 11 - 19, 2016
Artist in Residence
New Durham Elementary School
7 Old Bay Road
New Durham, NH 03855
For Information: 603.859.2061

March 7, 2016 • 6:30pm
Evening Performance & Workshop
Newmarket Elementary School
243 South Main St.
Newmarket, NH 03857
Tel: 603.659.2192
http://www.newmarket.k12.nh.us

March 25, 2016
Randy Armstrong Workshops
West African Drumming and World Music
Epping Elementary School
17 Prospect Street
Epping, NH 03042
Website: http://www.sau14.org/ees/

April 4 - 8, 2016
Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Boys and Girls Club of Manchester
555 Union Street
Manchester, NH 03104
For Information (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

April 18 - 22, 2016
Artist In Residence
Strafford Learning Center
Somersworth & Rochester Campuses
317 Main St., Somersworth, NH 03878
Funded by The Kennedy Center
and administered by The Arts Alliance of Northern NH

July 9 - 16, 2015
STAR SHINE! Performing Arts Summer Camp
St. Martins Summer Theater
St. Martins, New Brunswick, Canada
Trish Lindberg, Director
& Randy Armstrong, Contributing Artist

August 1 - 5, 2016 • 9am - 3pm
Artist in Residence Program
Strafford Summer Arts Stories, Theater and Music Camp
Strafford Elementary School
Strafford, NH 03884
For Registration & Info Contact: Angela Smith, 603-905-9731
Email: angela.smith@elaworks.com
NHTP Website: http://nhtheatreproject.org

October 17 – 25, 2016
Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Boys and Girls Club of Manchester
555 Union Street
Manchester, NH 03104
For Information (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

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February 13 – March 12, 2015
Artist in Residence – Randy Armstrong
West African Drumming and World Music
with Theo Martey and Akwaaba Ensemble
Epping Elementary School
17 Prospect Street
Epping, NH 03042
Website: http://www.sau14.org/ees/

March 19, 2015 • 6:30pm
Evening Performance & Workshop
Newmarket Elementary School
243 South Main St.
Newmarket, NH 03857
Tel: 603.659.2192
http://www.newmarket.k12.nh.us

March 27, 2015
Artist in Residence Program
Maude H. Trefethen Elementary School
Cranfield St.
New Castle, NH 03854
Tel: 603.436.5416
http://www.sau50.org/mht/

July 20, 2015 • 6:30 pm
West African Drumming Workshop
Phillips Exeter Academy, Wicks Room – Phillips Church
Exeter, NH 03833
For Info: 603-772-4311

July 22, 2015 • 6:30 pm
West African Drumming Workshop
Phillips Exeter Academy, Wicks Room – Phillips Church
Exeter, NH 03833
For Info: 603-772-4311

August 3 - 7, 2015 • 9 am
Artist in Residence Program
Strafford Summer Arts Stories, Theater and Music Camp
Strafford Elementary School
Strafford, NH 03884
For Registration & Info Contact: Lisa Donnelly, 603-833-5417
Email: lcd4881@aol.com
NHTP Website: http://nhtheatreproject.org/educationalprograms/camps/strafford-summer-arts-camp-august-5-9/

August 18 - 21, 2015
Artist In Residence
Jolicouer School / Midway Shelter
Manchester & Bradford, NH
Funded by The Kennedy Center
and administered by The Arts Alliance of Northern NH

November 7-8, 2015
Integrated Arts Graduate Course Presentation
Workshop with Randy Armstrong & Trish Lindberg, Ph.D.
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH 03264

November 9 - 13, 2015
Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Boys and Girls Club of Manchester
555 Union Street
Manchester, NH 03104
For Information (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

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West African Drumming & World Music Workshop Series
for High School, Middle School & Young Adult Immigrants & Refugees
Date: January 7, 14, 21, 27, 28, February 4, 10, 11, 2014
Location: Hillside Middle School
Manchester, NH 03101
Sponsored by ABC World Citizens http://abcworldcitizens.org
In collaboration BRING IT! After School Program & Hillside Middle School
https://www.facebook.com/BringItAfterSchool

West African Drumming Workshop
Dates:July 21, 2014 and July 23, 2014 • 6:30 pm
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy, Wicks Room – Phillips Church
Exeter, NH 03833
For Info: 603-772-4311

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Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Dates: March 22 – 29, 2013
Location: Boys and Girls Club of Manchester
555 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104
For Information: (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

West African Drumming & World Music Workshop Series
for High School, Middle School & Young Adult Immigrants & Refugees

Dates: April & May, 2013
Location: Manchester City Schools, Manchester, NH 03101
Sponsored by ABC World Citizens in collaboration WITH OPEN MINDS

Artist in Residence Program
Strafford Summer Arts Stories, Theater and Music Camp

Date: August 5 - 9, 2013
Time: 9 am
Location: Strafford Elementary School, Strafford, NH 03884
For Registration & Info Contact: Lisa Donnelly, 603-833-5417, lcd4881@aol.com

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West African Drumming Classes
Dates: January 4 – March 29, 2012 • Weds. Evenings
Time: Beginner – 5:45 to 7:00 pm  /  Advanced – 7:00 to 8:15 pm
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy – Wicks Room at Phillips Church, Exeter, NH 03833

Artist in Residence
Dates: March 12 – 16, 2012
Location: New Durham Elementary School, 7 Old Bay Road, New Durham, NH 03855
For Information: 603.859.2061

Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Dates: March 26 – April 5, 2012
Location: Boys and Girls Club of Manchester, 555 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104
For Information: (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

West African Drumming Classes
Dates: March 21 thru May 23, 2012, Weds. Evenings
Time: Beginner – 5:45 to 7:00 pm  /  Advanced – 7:00 to 8:15 pm
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy – Wicks Room at Phillips Church, Exeter, NH 03833

West African Drumming Classes
Date: July 17, 24, 31, 2012, Tuesday Evenings - 3 Part Series
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts, Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Cost: $20 per class, Bring your drums or drums will be provided
For Registration and Information: 603-664-6768 or email info@randyarmstrong.com

Artist in Residence Program • Strafford Summer Arts Stories, Theater and Music Camp
Dates: August 6 - 10, 2012 • 9 am
Location: Strafford Elementary School, Strafford, NH 03884
For Registration & Info Contact: Lisa Donnelly, 603-833-5417
Email: lcd4881@aol.com

West African Drumming Classes – 5 Part Series
Including Brazilian / Haitian / Afro–Cuban Traditions
Dates: Sept. 18, 25 & October 2, 9, 16, 2012 • Tuesday Evenings • 7:30pm
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts, Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Cost: $20 per class, Bring your drums or drums will be provided
For Registration and Information: 603-664-6768 or email info@randyarmstrong.com
Sign Up and Join The Fun and Excitement!

West African Drumming Classes
Dates: September 12 – November 14, 2012 • Weds. Evenings
Time: Beginner – 5:45 to 7:00 pm / Advanced – 7:00 to 8:15 pm
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy – Wicks Room at Phillips Church, Exeter, NH 03833

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Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Location: Boys and Girls Club of Manchester, 555 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104
Dates: March 31 - April 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 2011
For Information: (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

West African Drumming Classes
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy – Wicks Room at Phillips Church, Exeter, NH 03833
Dates: March 23 thru May 25, 2011, Weds Evenings
Beginner – 5:45 to 7:00 pm
Advanced – 7:00 to 8:15 pm

5 Week Series - West African Drumming Classes  with Randy Armstrong
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts
95 Albany St. #9, Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Dates: Tuesday Evenings – April 26 - May 3, 10, 24, 31, 2011 • 8:00 – 9:15 pm
Costs: $20 per class
For Info & Registration, call: 603-664-6768 or Email

West African Drumming & Dance Master Class with Theo Martey & Saeed Abbas
West African Drumming Ensemble, Randy Armstrong, Director
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy – Phillips Church, Exeter, NH 03833
Date: May 4, 2011• 7 pm

Plymouth State University
Integrated Arts Graduate Course: Teaching West African Drumming for the Classroom

3 credit course or audit – Randy Armstrong, Instructor
Download the course schedule (see page 5, Art, Music and Integrated Arts)
Download the course Syllabus
Location: Beauty Hill Studio
Barrington, NH 03825
For Info and Registration: 603-535-2737 or 603-664-6768
Trish Lindberg or Angela Adams

Plymouth State University
Integrated Arts Graduate Course: Teaching World Music, Art and Cultures in the Classroom

3 credit course or audit – Randy Armstrong, Instructor
Download the course schedule (see page 9, Art, Music and Integrated Arts)
Download the course Syllabus
Beauty Hill Studio, Barrington, NH 03825
For Info and Registration: 603-535-2737 or 603-664-6768
Trish Lindberg or Angela Adams

Summer 2011 West African Drumming Classes
10 Week Series with Randy Armstrong
Date: Tuesdays, June 28 - August 30, 2011
Time: 8:00 - 9:15 pm
Cost: $20 per class
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts
95 Albany St. #9 in the Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH 03801
For Info & Registration: 603-664-6768 or info@randyarmstrong.com

Plymouth State University
Graduate Course World Music Workshop

Date: July 10, 2011
Time: 12:45 pm
Location: Silver Fox Inn, 70 Packard's Road, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
For Info and Registration: 603-535-2737
Email: Trish Lindberg

METAMORPHOSIS: Manifesting Your Creative Self
An Intensive Transformational Workshop with Randy Armstrong & Genevieve Aichele
Storytelling, Music & Drumming, Guided Meditation, Creative Reflection
Download the flyer
Date: August 3 – 6, 2011
Time: 10 am – 5 pm, Daily
Location: Beauty Hill Studios, Barrington, NH 03825
For more info: Email Genevieve Aichele or 603-431-6644 ext. 2

August 2011 West African Drumming Classes with Randy Armstrong
Cost: $20 per class
Dates: August 9 - 30, 2011, Tuesdays
Time: 8:00 - 9:15 pm
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts, 95 Albany St. #9 in the Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH 03801
For Info & Registration, call: 603-664-6768 or email: info@randyarmstrong.com

Artist in Residence Program
Date: September 7 – 23, 2011
Location: Holderness Central School, Holderness, NH 03245


Fall 2011 West African Drumming Classes—5 Week Series with Randy Armstrong
Cost: $20 per class
Dates: October 18 – November 8, 2011 • Tuesdays •
Time: 8:00 - 9:15 pm
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts, 95 Albany St. #9 in the Malt House Plaza
Portsmouth, NH 03801
For Info & Registration, call: 603-664-6768 or email: info@randyarmstrong.com

West African Drumming Classes
Dates: September 14 - November 16, 2011 • Weds. Evenings
Time: Beginner – 5:45 to 7:00 pm  /  Advanced – 7:00 to 8:15 pm
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy – Wicks Room at Phillips Church, Exeter, NH 03833

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Tales From The World Within: A Journey of Self-Discovery
Experiential Workshop for Adults with Randy Armstrong & Genevieve Aichele
Location: West End Studio Theatre, 959 Islington Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Date: January 23, 2010 • 10 am - 6 pm (Snowdate: TBA)
For Info & Reservations: New Hampshire Theatre Project, (603) 431-6644 or 661-0922

West African Drumming Classes
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy, Phillips Church – Wicks Room, Exeter, NH
Date: Weds. • January 6 – March 3, 2010 • 6 & 7 PM
For Info: (603) 664-6768

Plymouth State University • Integrated Arts Graduate Course:
Teaching World Cultures through Music & the Arts

Location: Beauty Hill Studio, Barrington, NH
Date: May 7, 8, 14, 15, 2010
For Info and Registration: Trish Lindberg or Cheryl Baker at 603-535-2737
Download a course description & syllabus

West African Drumming Classes
Location: Phillips Exeter Academy, Phillips Church – Wicks Room. Exeter, NH
Date: Weds. • March 31 – May 26, 2010 • 6 & 7 PM
For Info: 603-664-6768

West African Drumming Workshop
Location: Old Brick Playhouse, 329 Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV
Date: April 10, 2010 • 7 pm
For Info & Tickets: The Old Brick Playhouse, 304-637-9090

West African Drumming Classes including Brazilian • Afro-Caribbean • Haitian
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts,
95 Albany St. #9 in the Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Date: June 30 - August 25, 2010 • Wednesdays
Youth Class (Ages 8 - 13): 7 to 7:45 pm
Adult Class: 8 to 9:15 pm
Class Info: Bring you own drum or drums will be provided.
Price: $15. Youth / $20. Adult
For Registration call: 603-664-6768 / 603-512-4325 or Email

West African Drumming Classes and Rhythms of the African Diaspora
(Intermediate to Advance Levels)

Location: Beauty Hill Studios, Barrington, NH
Date: July 1 – August 26, 2010 • Every Thursday • 7:30 pm
Class Info: Bring you own drum or drums will be provided. Transcriptions of rhythms available.
Price: $20
For Information, Registration and Directions: 603-664-6768 or Email

Plymouth State University • Integrated Arts Graduate Course:
Teaching World Cultures through Music & the Arts
Location: Beauty Hill Studio, Barrington, NH
Date: July 14 - 17, 2010 • 9:30 am - 5 pm Daily
Course Info: 3 credit course or audit • PSU Summer 2010 ScheduleCourse Syllabus
For Info and Registration: Trish Lindberg or Angela Adams at 603-535-2737

West African Drumming Classes
including Brazilian • Afro-Caribbean • Haitian Rhythm
s
Price: $20 • Bring you own drum or drums will be provided.
Location: Portsmouth Center for Yoga and the Arts,
95 Albany St. #9 in the Malt House Plaza, Portsmouth, NH
Date: September 28 - November 2, 2010 • Every Tuesday • 8 to 9:15 pm
For Registration: 603-664-6768 / 603-512-4325 or Email

West African Drumming Workshop
Location: Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main Street, Plymouth, NH
Date: October 23, 2010 • 5 pm
For Information, Reservations and Tickets Call: 603) 536-2551
Email: flyingmonkeynh@gmail.com

Artist in Residence • West African Drumming & Dance
Location: Boys and Girls Club of Manchester, 555 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104
Dates: November 28, 29 - December 2, 3, 6, 7, 2010
For Information (603) 625-5982 or (603) 625-5031

West African Drumming Workshops conducted by Randy Armstrong
Location: Hartman Union Building, Plymouth, NH 0326
Date: December 1, 2010
For information, schedule and registrationl: Wendy Burnham at 603-535-2670

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West African Drumming Workshops
Location: Holderness Central School, Holderness, NH
Date: November 2 & 3, 2009 • 3 to 5:30 p

 

 


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