South Pomfret, Vermont
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Building Instruments

Let’s make music with instruments that we make ourselves!

Join us to create all kinds of fun instruments! We’ll make things like tyranno-dinosaur horns, cardboard box guitars, sonotube hand drums, big tube, one-string bass, tambourines, kalimbas, pan pipes, shakers, ocean drums, and more. Think up your own instrument, design it with the class, and we’ll try to make it!

Mark van Gulden, Music Director at ArtisTree, is a musician living in Barnard and working throughout the state and the Northeast. Specializing in vibraphone and percussion, Mark has a BFA in Music Performance and Composition from Johnson State College. He has worked in Vermont as a freelance musician for many years, playing concerts and club dates, and has been involved with multiple recording projects. Mark enjoys developing an exciting, vibrant, and accessible music program for the Upper Valley community.