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Youth Drum Class

  • Legacy Arts Studio 7227 Tioga Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15208 United States (map)

Takes place Saturdays from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • 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

Later Event: March 16
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