Music on the Plaza: Drumming with Dylan

 Thursday, July 1, 2021 
6:30pm-8:00pm  
Walnut Plaza

Join drummer Dylan Moffitt in both performance and an opportunity for you to play the drums as well. Great for all ages, Dylan will take you through a series of world genres, teach you to play various rhythms, and engage everyone in experiencing the art and joy of drumming.

Dylan Moffitt, is often recognized for his versatility as a percussionist in the classical and world music genres. In 2009, Moffitt appeared as a soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra alongside renowned artists Alisa Weilerstein and Jamey Haddad in performances of Golijov’s, Azul for cello and orchestra. Dylan currently serves as principal percussionist and frequent soloist with
the Firelands Symphony where in 2013 he founded his “Drumming with Dylan” educational outreach program. Additionally, Moffitt performs regular with City Music Cleveland, the Wheeling Symphony, Pittsburgh Opera, Cleveland Pops, Ohio Valley Symphony, Cleveland Chamber Collective, Apollos Fire, and has in the past performed with The Cleveland Orchestra
and Blossom festival band and orchestra. Dylan is a world music specialist in a variety of styles and is an avid performer and educator both locally and abroad. Following recent trips to Brazil, he has formed Samba Joia, a Cleveland based samba school and performs regularly with native Brazilian artists Moises Borges and Luca Mundaca. In 2013, Dylan joined the percussion
faculty of Oberlin College and has since served on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute where he received both his bachelors and masters degrees. Dylan’s principal teachers include Paul Yancich, Richard Weiner and Jamey Haddad.

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