Takes place Saturdays from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
For elementary students, ages 6 and up
Lead Instructor: Dante Mitchell
Registration required. Enrollment accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited.
The Youth Drum Class strives to provide students with an impactful cultural arts experience! Students will adventure into many cultures and explore rhythms throughout West Africa! This experience will enable students to increase their awareness, knowledge and skills of West African drumming.
First sessions students will:
Recognize map of Africa
Identify West Africa on a map, specifically three countries: Guinea, Senegal and Mali
Learn Traditional West African rhythms
Learn basic fundamentals of hand and stick drumming
Learn basic drumming exercises