Body Percussion with Peter

Join Peter from Hume Conservatorium to learn body percussion that you can create anywhere. Get a couple of friends together and see what the beats sound like as a group. Your body is the instrument! Body percussion is a fantastic way to warm up and a useful tool for creating music on your own or in a group. Body percussion can help you learn musical concepts such rhythm, beat and tempo. 

Look our for part 2 coming soon where we explore making beats with things you will find in your kitchen. 

Things you need:

  • Paper
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Post it notes (or paper pieces and blu-tak).

Other Beats to Try

Did you recognise the last song in the video?  Click here to find out if you were right.  See if you can do your Body Percussion for the whole song. 

Check out this great rainstorm soundscape tutorial from Musica Viva

See if you can keep up with the funky beats in the Song Dance Monkey

Check out how body percussion is performed around the world.

Try these patterns on the beat circle

Check out how body percussion is performed around the world.

About Hume Con

Our mission is to make music meaningful and accessible, to expand musical horizons and explore creativity.
We do this in several ways; by offering programs to support music in schools; by working with key community partners; by providing a variety of concerts, master classes and workshops; by supporting cultural development and creativity. From Early Childhood Music Education to Adult Education, the Goulburn Regional Conservatorium has something to offer everyone.
From singing, guitar, percussion, piano lessons, to electronic music production courses and DJ courses.
Find out what the GRC has for you by calling 02 4821 8833 or email to make an appointment with the Director to discuss your musical needs.
The Goulburn Regional Conservatorium (the GRC) has a clear vision: to enrich the lives of all residents of our regional community through participation in and experience of high quality music and music education

Contact Us

0427 938 110 

Or by appointment at one of our Mobile Office locations

PO Box 1323 Goulburn 2580

ABN 67 208 214 681

We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the lands where we create, live & work. 

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