Easy Buckets Published 

Easy Buckets: Grooves for Beginning Ensembles by Mark Shelton is now available.  Published by Heritage Music Press, Easy Buckets features thirty simples grooves and two easy ensembles for bucket drumming groups.  A concise bucket drumming tutorial is included along with a CD with all the material played by Mark Shelton.  The book is a great way to teach bucket basics. Available from  



Texas Music Educators Association Convention 

The Texas Music Educators Association has selected Mark Shelton to present a clinic at the annual convention in San Antonio, TX.  Mark will present a hands-on workshop on Bucket Drumming featuring material from Give Me A Bucket and Easy Buckets.  TMEA hosts the nation's largest music educators convention at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX.  In recent years, the event has drawn over 25,000 attendees.  Mark's appearance is sponsored by Lorenz Publishing.

Nebraska Music Educators Conference 

Join Mark Shelton in Lincoln, Nebraska as he presents workshops at the Nebraska Music Educators Conference.  Mark will teach sessions on Technology Integration for Elementary Music, Bucket Drumming, and Interactive Drumming.  November 17 at the Lied Center   Mark's appearance is sponsored by Lorenz Publishing and West Music.