Súle Greg Wilson, M.A.

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Súle Greg Wilson, M.A.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Súle Greg Wilson, MA, born and raised in multi-cultural Washington, DC. has been sharing for fifty years. Percussionist, educator, banjoist, and storyteller, Súle has performed on three continents, taught primary school to university, appeared at the Newport Folk Festival, on A Prairie Home Companion, with the Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Grammy-winning CD, stage and screen. His book, The Drummer’s Path: Moving the Spirit with Ritual and Traditional Drumming, is a college text, and the Sule System Method for Teaching and Learning Percussion (DVD/book) is soon online. Wilson began with The Oya African Dancers & Drummers, then Babatunde Olatunji, Chief Bey, the International African American Ballet, the Copasetics, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Mamadi Keita, Cheikh Hamala Diabate, Tony Trishka, Native rocker Keith Secola, folk legends Mike Seeger, John Sebastian, and more. He studied Asian and classical percussion at Oberlin College, led the ’94 PASIC Quiet Jam, & presented in ’97.

ABOUT THE PANEL: Facilitating Community Gatherings — Tools for Fun & Function

Taking part in, and being part of, is human nature, and a lot of fun! Getting not-yet friends to do that…sometimes is not. Join Súle Greg Wilson in this fun and challenging interactive lab as we demonstrate and experience some time-tested tools, techniques and methods to engage attendees and turn frowns upside-down, transforming an expectant—and sometimes uncomfortable—set of observers into a warm, cooperative in-the-moment community

We will share ways to:
Connect with those present
Comfort the uncertain
Contain our own nervousness
Communicate clearly
And Make it funky.

It’s all good.

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August 30, 2019