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African Percussion Ensemble - Level 2
Wed, 21 Sep 2016, 20:15 – Wed, 26 Oct 2016, 21:30 IST
Rhythm is highly important to life in rural Africa, it breaks up the mundane tasks of the day such as pounding grain and turns it into a rhythmic adventure. All stages of life are accompanied by drumming in certain areas of West Africa. Births, , coming of age, planting, harvesting, marriage…. All have their specific rhythms.
Level 2 – Attending African drumming workshops or playing regularly for six months or more. This workshop will focus, on traditional rhythms, techniques, solos and arrangements. Participants can play djembe and/or dunun. We will also explain some common methods of notating rythms and students can record all parts.
Time – 8.15 – 9.30pm Cost – 90 euro (80 with own djembe).
Max 12 participants, minimum 8.