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Beginner African Drumming Classes - Online

African drumming Djembe class


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Description

Dive into the world of djembe with our beginners' community classes! These fully hands-on classes have an emphasis on having fun and are the perfect way to start your journey into West African music. Discover your inner rhythm, with expert guidance from the one and only Magic Mike. All you need is a djembe, a free zoom account and a laptop or desktop with a mic and speakers.

Get ready for an exhilarating learning experience where we explore traditional West African rhythms over six-week cycles, culminating in biannual student performances. If you miss both the 1st & 2nd week of the cycle, we recommend joining the following cycle.

Born in Zimbabwe, Mike began his musical life with the rhythms of Southern Africa, practicing a variety of musical disciplines since 1998. In 2015 his passion drifted westward to discover the djembe, and intensified when he moved to Melbourne and continued his learning under Simon Fraser and Bassidi Koné. He regularly performs with fiery ensemble Dunu Teké and spends his practice time developing his understanding of West African rhythm. He believes that music is inside each of us - it's just a matter of learning how to speak its language.


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What you will learn
  • Learn basic techniques on the djembe (Bass, Tone and Slap)
  • Develop rhythm, groove, and dexterity
  • Experience the joys and benefits of community music
What you will get
  • 10% student discount storewide
  • Access to our social media networks and learning resources

What to bring
  • All you need is a djembe, a free zoom account and a laptop or desktop with a mic and speakers.
What to wear

Casual - wear something in which you can sit comfortably with a djembe between your knees.

Appropriate for

Beginners. No experience required at all.

Looking for Something More Challenging?

Try our Intermediate Class, right after the Beginners at 8pm.


Refund & Cancellation Policy

African Drumming requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email African Drumming to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at African Drumming or organised by African Drumming must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by African Drumming.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give African Drumming unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at African Drumming classes and events or on African Drumming's premises. (For use of African Drumming marketing materials).

3.) REFUNDS

African Drumming requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 

4.) CANCELLATIONS

In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Belinda

02 March 2019 • Beginner African Drumming Classes - Online

I thought the class was great. EVERYBODY was drumming the beat and call by the very 1st lesson, so it is something anybody interested can do. Unfortunately I didn't know it was a 6 week thing and have commitments over this time. I intend to fulfil the entire 6 weeks even if I only do 2 or 3 for the next run, then the next.

Bart

24 January 2019 • Beginner African Drumming Classes - Online

Great space and great teachers. Well paced learning and a lot of fun. Highly recommend!

Michael

05 February 2018 • Beginner African Drumming Classes - Online

African drumming is a great way to relax, the beat takes you away and let's the real world disappear for a while. Davey is great fun, knows what he is doing, and has enough patience for us all to get it wrong and he still keeps smiling even though we must hurt his ears sometimes I will be coming back for lots more, i am looking forward to getting good enough tonjob in on the beach jamsand to go away for a weekend retreat Thanks Michael

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