enriching lives through music

African and Caribbean Drumming

Instructor: Steve Leicach
Beginning and Intermediate Classes
Tuesday evenings, 9/24/19-11/19/19
Beginning class: 6:00-7:15 pm
Intermediate class: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Tuition: $135

Experience the joy of drumming through African, Afro-Caribbean, and Brazilian percussion music. Learn drumming technique, traditional ensemble rhythms, and how to create your own rhythms in a supportive class environment. From the rites of passage music of Ghana, to hypnotic trance rhythms from Haiti, experience the transcendent power of drumming to both energize and relax, and facilitate well-being. No prior experience necessary. Conga drums, djembe drums, and other percussion instruments will be provided.
Beginning level class: 6:00 – 7:15 pm
Intermediate level class: 7:30 – 9:00 pm

  • BMC Bravo SocietyThe Brattleboro Music Center relies on volunteers in the community who give generously of their time. We are pleased to honor the following for their help from November 2018 through April 2019:
    Carol Barber, Orion Barber, Rick Barron, Gussie Bartlett, Karen Becker, Mara Berkley, Robert Bonneau, Crager Boardman, Tim Callahan, Terry Carter, Walter Cramer, Charles Crowther, Maisie Crowther, Becky Eisenhandler, Judy Fink, Roberta Flatley, Rob Freeberg, Caleb Fritz, Clara Fritz, Bill Gottesman, Lerna Gottesman, Don Grybko, Sophie Hannah, Freddie Hart, Kimi Hasegawa, Francis Hebert, Cal Heile, Lynn Herzog, Claudia Jacobs, Jonah Johnson, Stephen Lloyd, Joe Madison, Sheila Magnuson, Cecil Maxfield, Steve Minken, Keith Murphy, Ralph Palmer, Guy Payne, Ellen Peters, Virginia Pick, Jon Potter, Jaki Reis, Camille Robertson, Laura Robertson, Monique Shurman, Paul Eric Smith, Becky Tracy, Melissa Trainor, Riis Whitworth, Betsy Willams, Laura Bryant Williams, Pete Wilson and Lani Wright. Also included…the BMC Flute Choir (Robin Matathias: Conductor, Ellen Chornoboy, Jane Olmstead, Amanda Paradis, Shelley Sparks, Caitlin Sullivan, and Lynn Valente) and Gowan Brae (Bruce Frank, Karen Frank Bob Naess, Antje Ruppert, and Alison Schantz)

The Brattleboro Music Center

72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT  05301

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