Music in the classroom: Percussionist Mombo Hernandez


As part of Stagelights’ “Music in the Classroom” program, professional percussionist Mombo Hernandez visited Kalmiopsis Elementary School on Jan. 18, 2012, for a drum workshop. Mombo lead third graders as they played on a variety of hand drums and learned about various percussion instruments and their uses in concerts, TV and movies. See videos of this activity by clicking the “News/Events” link



The Brookings-based rock group Tsunamic performs at the “Rock the Redwood New Year’s Concert” at the Redwood Theater. The event, featuring two bands and big raffle prizes, was a fundraiser for Stagelights.


Guitarist, singer and songwriter Michael George, accompanied by percussionist Scott Graves perform songs and takes questions from third, fourth and fifth graders at Kalmiopsis Elementary School in December, 2011


Stagelights’ Holiday Community Music Showcase featured four local bands including pop/rock band Snapshot, the all women barbershop quartet Coastal Tones, the jazz/celtic sounds of Pistol River Trio and the traditional Mediterranean sounds of Hither, Thither and Yon. The showcase attracted a large crowd and raise money for Stagelights’ music educational and outreach programs. Thank you!

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