We have been running African drumming workshops for over a decade with hundreds of students enjoying the infectious rhythms of the djembe and dunun drums of West Africa.

We run five courses throughout the year between September and June, and regular one day workshops all year round.

AFRICAN DRUMMING COURSE  – INTRODUCTION

Wednesday September 18th (5 Weeks)

Introducing students to the sounds, history and rhythms of the Djembe and Dunun drums of Guinea and Mali, West Africa. No experience is necessary and all drums are provided.  You will learn some of the key rhythms for the djembe drum.  Every rhythm is made up of several different parts that create its unique sound. you will learn how to play these parts as a group, together producing the full piece. Mainly we have a lot of fun.

Venue – Temple Lane Rehearsals (Below the Button Factory, Temple Bar).

Time – 6.45 – 8pm

Dates – Wednesday 18th, 25th, October 2nd, 9th and 16th

Cost – 75euro for the 5 classes.  65euro before August 31st

AFRICAN DRUMMING COURSE – INTRODUCTION – TICKETS

Intermediate African Drumming Course

Wednesday September 18th (5 Weeks)

Intermediate – 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.

Venue – Temple Lane Rehearsals (Below the Button Factory, Temple Bar).

Time – 8.15 – 9.45pm

Dates – Wednesday 18th, 25th, October 2nd, 9th and 16th

Cost – 75 euro. 65euro before August 31st.
Max 12 participants, minimum 8.

Drums are provided, but please bring your own if you have one

AFRICAN DRUMMING COURSE – INTERMEDIATE – TICKETS