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Learn to play the West African djembe

OG_Rhythmic_Journey_webKat van Groove teaches 10-week group Rhythmic Journey hand-drumming sessions. Learn to play the West African djembe in a fun and friendly space!

Fall 2016 Rhythmic Journey session
September 20 – November 29, 2016 (10 weeks)
No class October 11
Tuesday evenings
New drummers – 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Returning drummers – 8:30 – 9:30 pm
88 Gibson Drive, Kitchener

New drummers learn:

  • Proper technique
  • Bass and tone notes
  • Essential rhythms
  • Rhythm games
  • Drum Circle 101
  • Intro to Improvisation
  • Drumming in Community

Returning drummers learn:

  • Advanced technique (slaps, flams, rolls)
  • Intermediate level improvisation
  • Complex poly-rhythmic playing
  • Meditative Drumming 101
  • Authentic West African rhythms and drum songs

It’s all about creating community!

We end each session with a potluck and facilitated community drum circle with friends and family. It’s all about making music in the moment and creating community!

No drum? No problem!
You can rent a drum for just $2 per class.

Have any questions?
Ready to register?

Let’s talk! Email Kat at organicgroove@gmail.com