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Playful Percussion

Using his experience as a composer and performer, Pavan Kumar Hari will teach participants about world percussion instruments such as the Tabla (Indian), Djembe (African) and Cajón (Spanish). After learning about the culture and background of these instruments, participants will be taught how to make music with them. This workshop will conclude with a drum circle, where everyone is invited to jam and experiment with different instruments.

About Pavan Kumar Hari
Pavan Kumar Hari is a composer, performer, dancer and director who creates vibrant, dynamic, expressive and dramatic music for theatre, film, dance and the concert hall. Pavan has been performing since the age of three in dance and music productions, and has always loved the performing arts. He began to study dance and music in Perth at Saraswati Mahavidhyalaya, the Indian School of Performing Arts. He then progressed to study Composition and Percussion at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where he plays percussion and piano, and is currently completing the fourth year of his Bachelor of Music degree.


  • When: Friday 19 April, 10am - 11.30am
  • Where: Kaos Room, The Blue Room Theatre

About the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival
Now in its ninth consecutive year, the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival offers young people aged 12 - 26 an extensive range of free workshops, performances, exhibitions, talks, special events, and new initiatives for 2019.

The Youth Week WA KickstART Festival 2019 is presented by Propel Youth Arts WA, and is funded by the State Government of Western Australia. The KickstART Festival is also supported by Lotterywest, the City of Perth, and the Perth Theatre Trust.
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    Event Showings

    Friday 19 April, 2019, 10.00am - 11.30pm.

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    Free Ticketed event

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    The Blue Room Theatre

    Northbridge WA 6000

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    Wheelchair access