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Introduction to West African Drumming

October 11, 2022

Location: Penticton Recreation Centre
Address: 325 Power St
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
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1969-12-31 18:15:00 1969-12-31 19:15:00 America/Vancouver Introduction to West African Drumming Learn to play traditional West African rhythms on the djembe (a goblet-shaped hand drum). This introductory series is aimed at complete beginners. It will teach you how to play the three basic sounds, develop a sense of rhythm, and play authentic West African rhythms in a group setting. Later in the series, dunduns (bass drums played with a stick) may be introduced to complete the musical ensemble. Next session: Sept 6 - Oct 11 (Six Lessons). Location: Penticton Community Centre Room 4. Time: Tuesday evenings: 6:15-7:15 pm. Price: $75 Loaner djembes are available for the first 12 registrants. Participants are welcome to bring their own djembe* as well (please let staff know when you register so that the loaner drum can be assigned to someone else). *djembes only please; other types of hand drums are not suitable Instructor: Drew Makepeace. For more info contact Penticton Rec Centre at 250-490-2426 Penticton Recreation Centre 325 Power St [email protected]
Learn to play traditional West African rhythms on the djembe (a goblet-shaped hand drum). This introductory series is aimed at complete beginners. It will teach you how to play the three basic sounds, develop a sense of rhythm, and play authentic West African rhythms in a group setting. Later in the series, dunduns (bass drums played with a stick) may be introduced to complete the musical ensemble.
Next session:
Sept 6 - Oct 11 (Six Lessons).
Location: Penticton Community Centre Room 4.
Time: Tuesday evenings: 6:15-7:15 pm.
Price: $75
Loaner djembes are available for the first 12 registrants. Participants are welcome to bring their own djembe* as well (please let staff know when you register so that the loaner drum can be assigned to someone else).
*djembes only please; other types of hand drums are not suitable
Instructor: Drew Makepeace.
For more info contact Penticton Rec Centre at 250-490-2426



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