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.
“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
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.
“They are extremely gifted performers, appealing to audiences of all kinds, and I highly recommend them.”
— Marc Mostovoy, Founder and Music Director, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
We love Creative Collaborations
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.
Support Materials You Can Download
Click here for Overview of Tucson Residency
Click here for Study Guide
Click here for Workshop Possibilities
Click here for Tech Specs for Re-Inventions (55-minute)
“The concert was fantastic! The high school students’ experience was enriched by the time the group spent with them prior to the show. ”
— Denise Nelson Nash, Assistant Vice President for Public Events, California Institute of Technology
PBS Short Feature on Scrap Arts Music
“This was one of the most amazing residencies we've ever had.”
— Lian Frrer, Vice President for Education, State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ