Beatbox / Rhythm Clinic with Rizumik

February 24, 2017 - 3:30pm
107 Old Cabell Hall
Free and open to the public

RIZUMIK is an artist mostly known for his rhythmic and improvisational skills. In 2016, he was part of the faculty of Bobby McFerrin’s Circlesongs course, at Omega Institute, alongside Rhiannon, Judi Vinar, Joey Blake, Christiane Karam and Karen Goldfeder. He was the lead in the internationally acclaimed show The Voca People and was the 2012 American Beatbox Champion. Rizumik uses beatbox, hand percussion and vocal improvisation in his teaching. His rhythmic skills also include tap dance, body percussion, drum kits and performance with percussion syllables (“Konnakol” style). He currently teaches his own style of beatbox/vocal percussion sounds and techniques branded as “Cadenza," focusing on the parallel between human communication (languages / accents / alphabets) and the Universal language of music and rhythm. This colloquium event will be focused on experiential learning.

For samples, his complete bio and additional opportunities to connect with Rizumik in Charlottesville February 24-27, 2017 please visit Charlottesville's Center for Vocal Study's website

The Center for Vocal Study at 114 E Main Street #300, founded by UVA CLAS '03 Music Major Heather Hightower, is co-sponsoring this event. 

Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA's historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda.  (map) Parking is available in the central grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Rd, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner. Handicap parking is available in the small parking lot adjacent to Bryan Hall.

For more information call the Music Department at 434.924.3052. All events are subject to change.


McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176