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MIM fun para los chicos

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The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is offering a Summer Series for Kids (and teens!). Workshops will be held in June and July, with special guests and performances.

Here’s a tiny taste of some of the workshops being offered:

Taiko Drumming
Teens ages 12-16
What: Eileen Morgan will teach about the history of Taiko drums, the significance of Japanese music and how they can express themselves through music.
When: Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m.
Cost: $20 per child

Kids and teens ages 6-16
What: Lena and Chris Burton will teach Spanish flamenco dancing! The younger set will learn basic flamenco dance patterns and vocabulary, and teens will go more in depth and visit the MIM galleries to learn more.
When: Saturday, July 9 – 10 a.m. ages 6-11; 1 p.m. ages 12-16)
Cost: $20 per child (Adult attendance is not required at the 1:00 session.)

Kalimba Magic
Kids ages 6-11
What: Mark Holdaway will share his knowledge of kalimbas (thumb pianos!) and the African culture. He will also teach kids how to make kid-friendly kalimbas and will tell a story using the instrument.
When: Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m.
Cost: $20 per child

For more information, visit themim.org or contact MIM Education at 480-478-6000 or education@theMIM.org. The MIM is at 4725 E Mayo Boulevard.

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