Djembe Basics for beginners - by appt only
Saturdays 10:00-11:00 $10
If you have never drummed before and would like to try, we offer a 4 week beginner course on the djembe. Learn the three basic strokes on the drum: bass, tone and slap, body mechanics, find the pulse of the rhythm and get comfortable with your drum. The next session begins in November.
Drum Circle Grooves
Saturdays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm $10
This is a fun class geared for those who are still new to the djembe, who haven't played in a while, or just prefer a more relaxed pace. You'll learn good technique while playing some fun Drum Circle Grooves so that you can quickly join in with other drummers at the circle. $10.00
African Djembe Drumming
Tuesdays 7:00-8:15pm $10
In this class we'll fine tune our technique, learn to read notation, and start playing some alternating African Rhythms on the djembe.
African Ensemble Drumming Level 2
Wednesdays 4:00-5:45pm $10
Multi Level Class for those with drum experience. We incorporate more complex African polyrhythms, breaks and solos. We'll include the bass drums, bells, shekeres and songs. Those students interested in playing the African Bass Drums, please come at 4:00pm to get a head start. Djembe class begins at 4:30pm. We'll all jam together at the end of class.
Instructor Linda Howe has been playing the Djembe for 8 years and is passionate about drumming and sharing the joy it brings!
She often has guest teachers take over her class, so her students can experience input from various instructors.
Class cards are available, your 5th Class is always FREE
Monthlly Pass $50 and you can take as many weekly classes* as you like
(*does not include guest teachers and special workshops)