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Beginning Hand Drumming  

For centuries the drum has provided people with a powerful basic tool to express themselves, to communicate, and to form community. Focusing on tone production, simple to complex rhythmic interaction, and the subtleties of drumming, you will play rhythms of West Africa, Cuba, and Brazil on different drums including conga, djembe, and ashiko. Each week a new rhythm, technique, and time pattern will be presented. After several weeks you will have acquired enough knowledge to begin to improvise and be comfortable in any drumming situation. No prior musical training is necessary. Please bring a conga, djembe, or ashiko hand drum. A limited number of drums may be available to rent from the instructor.

 

Beginning Hand Drumming 

Instructor: DrumConnection Faculty Day of the Week: Tu
Dates: 10/10/2017 - 11/14/2017 Number of Sessions: 6
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Tuition: $153.00
Location: Brookline High School,   Room: Posted on site, 115 Greenough Street Brookline, MA 02445

 

Classes will not be in session:

Wednesday and Thursday, September 20 & 21
(Rosh Hashanah, no evening classes)

Thursday, September 28
(Back to School Night, no evening classes at BHS, Tappan Gym, and UAB)

Monday, October 9
(Columbus Day, no classes)

Saturday, November 11
(Veteran's Day, no classes)

Wednesday, November 22
(Day before Thanksgiving, no evening classes)

Thursday-Saturday, November 23-25
(Thanksgiving break, no classes)

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24 Webster Place, Brookline Village

Evening Satellite Office:
Brookline High School
115 Greenough Street, Brookline

(617) 730-2700

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