Course overview

A great way to spend a Thursday morning! Whether you are a seasoned drummer or just curious to have a go, this practical workshop in African drumming will inspire you with music and culture. Our experienced tutor will guide the group to play the Djembe drums to create simple beats and harmonies. Let go of stress and end the morning on a high note!

Course description

Alongside the drumming, find out a little about the rich history of the instrument and its place in African culture, as well as its influence on global music. Our tutor is a mine of information and will introduce you to the instrument and its roots. The practice of African drumming is also known to reduce stress and promote wellbeing, so it is a wonderful way to leave behind the stresses of the day!

Djembe Drums will be supplied by the tutor. No musical knowledge is required, just the enthusiasm to have a go! Use your hands to tap out different sounds with techniques shown to you by our experienced and enthusiastic tutor. This fun and uplifting class will guide you through some simple beats and rhythms so by the end of the class you will be able to work as a group to create a simple harmony.

African Drumming courses are available should you wish to continue learning to further your skills and knowledge of the instrument.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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