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West African Drumming Introduction
West African Drumming Introduction

Sat, Nov 04

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Okanagan Folk School

West African Drumming Introduction

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Time & Location

Nov 04, 2023, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Okanagan Folk School, 5878 C Beach Ave, Peachland, BC V0H 1X7, Canada

About the event

Learn to play a traditional West African rhythm on the djembe (a goblet-shaped hand drum). This introductory workshop is aimed at complete beginners. It will teach you how to play the three basic sounds, develop a sense of rhythm, and play an authentic West African rhythm in a group setting. This class is suitable for complete beginners ages 12 and up (including adults!)

Skill Requirements:

No musical background is necessary. Students using loaner drums must remove rings from their fingers before playing.

Number of Students

Minimum 5; maximum of 12

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