African Drum Class (Old Harvard Library)

What to expect
  • Begin to understand how to play the djembe with an interactive class led by an expert
  • Learn the interesting history behind this African drum as you experience playing it
  • Develop a sense of how to create proper tones and varying tempos with your instrument
Learn the art of playing the djembe, a skin covered drum you beat with your bare hands! The djembe can produce a wide variety of sounds, making it extremely versatile. This class will help you to develop the skills necessary to play desired sounds on this unique and authentic African drum. After learning djembe basics and the fascinating history of the instrument from a renowned master, you'll be encouraged to try it yourself! Practice creating varying tempos, patterns, and rhythms with this cultural and spiritual experience. Playing the djembe is about much more than creating music; as a skilled player, you'll be able to tell stories and convey emotions through the instrument as well!

Note: The price of the class includes drum rental.
Key Highlights
Price $20.00 per guest
Duration / Session 90 min
# Sessions 1
Moussa has achieved great recognition throughout Mali as an accomplished musician in the theater, in traditional ceremonies, as well as in the Malian pop scene.
There are no refunds; all sales final. If you must cancel, you can only reschedule for the following week's class only.

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