Hosted by MSU Music Faculty Members Alan Black, Adam Lynsky and Tim Justus
Saturday, April 5, 2014 MSU Bandroom
9 AM- Morning Session - Building Your Own Cajon from Kit or Scratch
How to build your own cajon from a commercially available kit or from scratch using materials available from a hobby store, and some basic tools.
Musicians’ Friend-Meinl Cajon Kit-Product #H92339
Guitar Center- Item # 108611070
Cascio Interstate-Item # DRSMYOCAJ
~If you want to build from scratch see the list of materials in the link.
What Do I Bring?
If you want to build a cajon from kit, bring your kit. You need to purchase it in advance from retail music dealer (Cascio Interstate Music Products, Guitar Center, Musicians’ Friend, etc.)
While we may not finish your complete cajon that morning due to glue drying time, you will be able to complete it easily after the morning session.
1 PM Afternoon Session-Cajon Basics
MSU Percussion Faculty will demonstrate some basic cajon playing techniques and perform some repertoire. If you already have a cajon and want to get some tips on playing, bring your cajon.
How Much Does It Cost? NOTHING FOR THE WORKSHOP!
Cost of your Kit
(Order your cajon kit at least 4 weeks in advance)
Building your own from scratch? This is a suggested list of materials available from well-known hobby stores.
2-12" X 12" X 3/4" Birch Plywood (Top and Bottom)
2-12" X 24" X 3/4 Birch Plywood (Sides)
1-12" X 24" X 1/2" Birch Plywood (Back)
1-12" X 24" X 1/8" Birch Plywood (Front)
We will cut and assemble during the morning session. You will also need some good wood glue
and strap or adjustable furniture clamps. We can also cut the circular sound hole in the back of your cajon.
WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO ATTEND?
To register send an email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, e-mail address, and high school.
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