Boom! International Festival of Percussion presents

Diamond Theory: An Approach To Practice, Application And Composition

Workshop

6 Oct 2022

In this 90-minute workshop, national percussion treasure, Greg Sheehan, will guide you through a hands-on approach to his unique Diamonds system of ‘maths music’, which he has developed over the past four decades.

Please note workshop is limited to 30 participants. No instruments are required.

If you have access needs, please call the Box Office on 02 9061 5344 to book tickets.

A leading figure in Australian percussion, Greg Sheehan is a performer, teacher, and recording artist who is significantly represented in Australian music over the last 50 years. He has been a major influence on generations of musicians and has literally reshaped the map of rhythm.

A passionate visionary, Greg created a unique system known as ‘Rhythm Diamonds’, and his original body percussion style and reinvention of tambourine technique have become legendary!

His book, The Rhythm Diaries, presents more than 300 pages of original techniques, musical notes, and number charts created over decades of a rich and colourful musical career, accompanied by wonderful stories detailing how his visionary approach to playing and teaching came about.

Presenting Artist Greg Sheehan

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. You can find out more about our safety measures here, and we will also send safety information directly to you prior to your visit. To ensure we can reach you, we recommend checking that your contact information is up to date.

Everest Theatre

Thu 6 Oct 1:30pm

90 minutes (no interval). 

Participant $50
Observer $20

$6 transaction fee applies.

If you are booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers can only be redeemed when booking online. Read more.

Observer access to Diamond Theory: An Approach To Practice, Application And Composition is available to purchase as part of a Boom! Festival Pass. Buy a Festival Pass to access all seven days of Boom! events at Seymour Centre and Sydney Town Hall, excluding participant access to workshops, for a total price of just $350 (adult price), $300 (concession price), or $250 (full-time student price).

Recommended for ages 12+. Contains dynamic music. Photography and filming prohibited. 

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

Program details for this event are subject to change. If any changes are made, this page will be updated accordingly. Please check back for the latest information before your event.

A leading figure in Australian percussion, Greg Sheehan is a performer, teacher, and recording artist who is significantly represented in Australian music over the last 50 years. He has been a major influence on generations of musicians and has literally reshaped the map of rhythm.

A passionate visionary, Greg created a unique system known as ‘Rhythm Diamonds’, and his original body percussion style and reinvention of tambourine technique have become legendary!

His book, The Rhythm Diaries, presents more than 300 pages of original techniques, musical notes, and number charts created over decades of a rich and colourful musical career, accompanied by wonderful stories detailing how his visionary approach to playing and teaching came about.

Everest Theatre

Thu 6 Oct 1:30pm

90 minutes (no interval). 

Participant $50
Observer $20

$6 transaction fee applies.

If you are booking with a Parents NSW voucher, please note multiple vouchers can be used per transaction, up to a total transaction amount of $250. Vouchers can only be redeemed when booking online. Read more.

Observer access to Diamond Theory: An Approach To Practice, Application And Composition is available to purchase as part of a Boom! Festival Pass. Buy a Festival Pass to access all seven days of Boom! events at Seymour Centre and Sydney Town Hall, excluding participant access to workshops, for a total price of just $350 (adult price), $300 (concession price), or $250 (full-time student price).

Recommended for ages 12+. Contains dynamic music. Photography and filming prohibited. 

The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.

Presenting Artist Greg Sheehan

We are a registered COVID-Safe business with measures in place to make your next Seymour visit safe and enjoyable. You can find out more about our safety measures here, and we will also send safety information directly to you prior to your visit. To ensure we can reach you, we recommend checking that your contact information is up to date.

Program details for this event are subject to change. If any changes are made, this page will be updated accordingly. Please check back for the latest information before your event.

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