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All-Levels African Drum 5 Week Course
April 9 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday, repeating until May 7, 2018
Mondays, April 9, 16, 23, 30 & May 7
WOW Hall (in the basement)
291 W. 8th Ave, Eugene, OR
Have you ever wanted to take an African drum class, but felt just a little bit intimidated? Well now is your chance to learn about the vibrant poly-rhythms of Guinea, West Africa in a non-threatening atmosphere that is fun, encouraging, and inspirational for beginning and experienced drummers alike!
Join Alseny Yansane, dynamic teacher and fourteen year performing artist with world renowned Ballets Africains of Guinea as he offers a drum classes that will teach all the basics for learning the West African poly-rhythmic orchestra including Djembe accompaniment parts, musical signals and arrangements, solo phrases and bass drum and bell parts.
SOME CLASS OUTCOMES:
* improved hand position, posture, and sound quality
*enhanced speed, endurance, manual dexterity
* increased ability to focus on specific drum parts
$75 Pre-paid 5 Week Course (7.5 hours of instruction)
$60 Students w/ valid ID Pre-paid 5 Week Course (7.5 hours of instruction)
Authentic, handmade drums are available for students to use for class! Call/text 541.232.5471 or email Andrea@WestAfricanCulturalArts.org <mailto:Andrea@WestAfricanCulturalArts.org> to reserve a drum today