|Title:||Sundays at the WDC / West African Drumming (Co-ed)|
|Date:||1/10/2021 - 10/31/2021|
|Address:||Women's Drum Center, 2242 University Ave, West|
|Location:||Saint Paul, MN|
|Hours:||10:30 AM - 1:15 PM|
|Cost/Cover:||Please see website for details.|
|Details:||There are two co-ed West African Drumming classes on Sundays: |
10:30-11:30am: West African Drumming Level-1 (Co-Ed)
11:45am-1:15pm: West African Drumming Level-2 (Co-Ed)
West African Drumming Level-1 (Co-Ed)
Students in this ongoing co-ed class will start at the very beginning gaining insights into the rich and diverse culture of music, dance, and drumming of West Africa. As well as learning how to make the proper sounds on the djembe, students will do exercises to help their playing skills, and learn some of the common rhythms from West Africa.
Level: Beginner to advanced beginner
Date: Sundays 10:30-11:30am
Registration and class details: http://womensdrumcenter.org/programs/hand-drum/38-classes-and-workshops/hand-drum/254-co-ed-west-african-drumming1
West African Drumming Level-2 (Co-Ed)
Africa has a rich and diverse culture of music, dance, and drumming. In this ongoing co-ed class, we will explore the polyrhythmic patterns of West Africa and learn accompaniment rhythms, breaks, and arrangement phrases for both traditional and modern West African rhythms. You will also learn the meaning and cultural history of the rhythms, we’ll focus on different exercises to improve your playing, and explore a variety of West African hand and stick drums and drumming techniques - including djembe, djun (dunun), and small percussion.
Prerequisite: Hand Drum for Beginners, West African Drumming 1, or equivalent experience
Level: Intermediate to advanced drummers
Date: Sundays 11:45am-1:15pm
Registration and class details: http://womensdrumcenter.org/programs/hand-drum/38-classes-and-workshops/hand-drum/231-co-ed-west-african-drumming2
Location: Women’s Drum Center
Parking on street. Please enter side door on Hampden Av. (ring WDC bell).
• Register by email to reserve your place with your name and phone/cell number (in case of event changes): firstname.lastname@example.org. Pay by cash or check at the event.
Note: If this is the first time you're registering for a WDC event/class, or have not provided your full contact info within the past six months, please provide your full postal address, cell phone number, and email address to complete your registration by email. The WDC does not share its list information with other groups. Contact information is only for WDC internal use only.
• Preregistration is required at least 2 days in advance.
• Masks and social distancing are required in the course.
Before heading to event: Check our Facebook page for any last-minute event news or cancellations. www.facebook.com/womensdrumcenter
|Event is:||Every Sun|