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TAPS LA Music Festival
June 11-25

TAPS 2023 Schedule:

WEEK ONE                                            

Monday, June 12                 Eric Hartwell: West African Drumming 

                                              Switzer Center Outreach

Tuesday, June 13                 Brian Kilgore: Latin Percussion

Wednesday, June 14           Tour of Colburn

                                               Explore Downtown LA

                                               Dodgers vs Chicago White Sox 

Thursday, June 15                Ted Atkatz: Accessories

Friday, June 16                     Justin Ochoa: Mock Audition Preparation

Saturday, June 17                TAPS x Project Barley, Concert at 3:00pm 

WEEK TWO                                                        

Monday, June 19                 George Nickson: Chamber/Orchestral Connections

                                              Mock Audition 

Tuesday, June 20                 Ed Beyens: How to do the Job

Wednesday, June 21           Drumboxing

                                               Visit to Malibu Beach

                                               LAFC vs Seattle Sounders @ BMO Stadium 

Friday, June 23                     Jon Greeney: Timpani 

Saturday, June 24                 TAPS Take 2, Concert at 4:30


TAPS x Project Barley

Saturday, June 17th, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Project Barley, Lomita, CA

Admission: Free


TAPS Take 2!

Saturday, June 24th, 2023

32039 Sea Ridge Cir

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Highlights from TAPS 2022

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Established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2015, TAPS is an international education organization. Its mission is to provide world-class instruction in the percussive arts to students of all ages and backgrounds. TAPS maintains a rotating roster of faculty, all of whom have received critical acclaim within the musical community for their performance, composition, or educational specialties.

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