Miranda Rondeau is an internationally recognized devotional singer, musician, and frame drum artist. She has been teaching the craft since 1999, as encouraged by her late teacher Layne Redmond, author of the seminal

book, When the Drummers Were Women. Miranda has created and teaches a repertoire of frame drum circle songs as a way of sacred remembrance. She performs in a ceremonial context, playing for rites of passage and communal bonding, as well as hosts “The Frame Drum and Beeloved Portal,” an online collaboration that highlights drumming and bees. She also created and maintains the online presence for “Women Frame Drumming,” dedicated to Layne Redmond. 


4 Week Frame Drum live recorded Series

Introducing the Split Hand Technique

(Unlimited Access )

This level is for experienced drummers

Pre-requisite - 1 year experience and able to read drum notation

Miranda will be introducing this technique as Layne Redmond introduced it to her students. Miranda will also weave in her own practice explorations .

The split hand technique is derived from a south Indian technique played on a small frame drum called a kanjra and popularized by Glen Velez, who was Layne Redmond's teacher.

This will be in the lap position

4 Class Recordings includes

* Warm up movement of hands

* Introduce the placement of hand

* Introduce how strokes are vocalized

* Practice simple prepping exercises

* Learn split hand technique

* Integrate technique with simple patterns

* Practice in double time

* Weave in voice

* PDF's for each week

* 6 supplementary videos

This is priced for unlimited access for as long as teachable exist.


Note that this technique can take some time to learn

Practice plus patience equals progress. ~ Layne Redmond