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The performance was more expansive and fit the high energy music well, the men leaping and spinning with ready exuberance, Ayers offering a smoother, balletic solo before joining their fray, pushed by the thudding drum and tingling tambourine.
Napoli donned a rainbow cape and conducted the ceremony which included a chicken, a pinata and a clubhouse full of kazoos and tambourines.
A girl clanged bells, another drummed on a tambourine.
Participants are encouraged to dress up according to a theme, decorate their bikes, and bring noisemakers like bongos, shakers and tambourines.
Music teachers showed children how to properly hold and play a variety of instruments, including a child-sized violin, cello, guitar, ukulele and tambourine and well as a full-size flute, keyboard, trumpet and trombone.
The group comprises Hölljes siblings Ian (vocals, guitar), Eric (vocals, piano) and Brittany (lead vocals), along with Liz Hopkins (lead vocals, tambourine, percussion), Mike McKee (drums) and Grant Emerson (bass).
And there were instruments galore: Harpsichords, tamboura, Mellotron, harmonium, woodwinds, and a variety of guitars, pianos, and tambourines.
One family, with parents holding their children, is a source of noise as a toddler bangs on a toy tambourine.
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