Outreach & Collaboration
In addition to the Mainstage production, Scrap Arts Music artistic director Gregory Kozak leads outreach activities that include master classes, workshops and educational matinees.
Scrap Arts Music loves to collaborate with orchestras, dance companies and other performing arts practitioners, as well. Pitch us your ideas.
Concurrent with Scrap Arts Music performances around the world, Gregory Kozak also leads masterclasses in “Found Sound”, “Rhythm & Movement”,“Instrument Design” and “Teacher Workshops” which vary in length from one hour to two weeks in duration.
Whether at the prestigious Festival Melbourne - International Youth Masterclass in Percussion (Australia), Tromp International Music Competition & Festival (Netherlands), Percussive Arts Society (USA), UA–Tucson’s Music Department, Teacher Workshops or hundreds of community activities for school students, children at risk, university music majors, community drum groups, etc., Scrap Arts Music has engaging and educational outreach options.
Customizable to age, ability and time.
“In their four-day residency, this innovative percussion ensemble [Scrap Arts Music] demonstrated a remarkable ability to work effectively with all kinds of groups. They led workshops for nine different groups—children with severe developmental disabilities, university science students, and at-risk, disadvantaged children.”
— StateTheatreNJ.org “2009-2010 Annual Education Report”
Making Connections with Diverse Groups
TAILORED TO GROUP
Whether Australia's top-level university percussion students or engineering students at UA-Tucson, Gregory Kozak delivers fascinating content.
K-12 CONTENT STE(A)M TIE-INS
Scrap Arts Music strives to open young minds to the art of the possible, encouraging creative thinking and opportunities for discussion and enrichment.
Up to 30 participants
Attendees are given an up close and personal, hands-on, experience of what it takes to create instruments and music from scrap.
““I have never experienced such a diversity of offerings with world-class artists who are all so incredibly passionate.””
— Gary Cook, Music Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona-Tucson; President, Percussive Arts Society
PBS Short Feature on Scrap Arts Music
“Scrap Arts Music are extremely gifted performers, appealing to audiences of all kinds and I highly recommend them. They attracted one of our largest audiences of the season.”
— Marc Mostovo, Founder and Music Director Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA