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.
She performed together with her students for house recitals, and public events.Miranda has taught in Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, Canada and throughout California.
She taught at The Asheville Percussion Festival and has performed at Tamburi Mundi Frame Drum Festival, International Biblical Frame Drum Festival, North American Frame Drum Festival, California and the First American Frame Drum Gathering.
She also created and maintains the online presence for “Women Frame Drumming,” dedicated to Layne Redmond.
She is dedicated in reclaiming the frame drum as a sacred tool of remembrance.
"Practice plus patience equals power"
The inspiration for the series
is with this quote in mind.
Repetition is key
Repetition brings progress
Repetition is sacred
Progress over perfection
Spring Back to the Basics "PRACTICE TIME" 4 week live recorded Class series SESSION #1.
This is a course recorded in the Spring of 2021 with 4 separate classes about
1 hour and ten minutes each.
It will come with notes that you can refer to after each
video to have time to practice and integrate.
Please Note : The course will be accessible for 5 months
from the time of purchase.
This is a basic level class with pre-requisite
Perfect follow up after a Introduction or refresher tune up.
Pre-requisite - Introductory Recordings or know how to hold the drum, know the names of the strokes, how to play the strokes, how to play simple patterns, how to read simple drum notation.
Layne Redmond always talked about the importance of going back to the basics
This will be a class to purely practice.
Layne inspired Weavings in each class.
Keeping our skills tuned up.
*Stroke combinations for fluidity
*Bring pen and paper
Frequently Asked Questions
When will the course begin and end?
It begins upon registration.
It is self paced.
You will have unlimited access for 4 months from date of purchase.
Please make room in your schedule to complete the course within 4 months.
Do I need experience?
Yes, there is a pre-requisite.