Information about the classes at Drumz Austin

Sunday, January 02, 2011

DRUMZ Winter 2011 Hand Drumming Class Schedule
All class sessions are 6 weeks in length. Cost: $90 for six weeks or $17.50 individually.
Call 453-9090 to register by phone or email Sherry You are
also welcome to visit DRUMZ at 3700 1/2 Kerbey Lane to register in person. MC/VISA accepted.

♥ THE MAGIC OF HAND DRUMMING FOR BEGINNERS, meets from 7pm-8pm, and starts January 19th, WEDNESDAY EVENINGS . This is THE class for those of you who are just embarking on the drummer's path , as well as those of you who have taken a session or two ( or more!) and enjoy a relaxed learning pace with emphasis on rhythm rudiments,hand drum technique and exercises to develop technique, basic vocabulary to help us speak through our drums, West African rhythms, how to select a drum, tune a drum, drum circle etiquette, and much, much more! This Beginner Class is also offered on SATURDAY MORNINGS FROM 10am-11am beginning Jan. 22nd at DRUMZ!

BEYOND BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE DJUNDUN CLASS will meet beginning Jan. 20th on THURSDAY EVENINGS from 6:45pm-7:45pm. We will work with more advanced bass drum patterns and work with traditional and also ballet style triple djun patterns. We will also explore more djun "solo" patterns and echauffement variations.

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL DJEMBE ClASS will meet Thursday evenings from 8pm-9pm beginning January 20th. This class is for those students who have been drumming for some time and have a mastery of hand technique and an understanding of rhythm fundamentals, and experience playing West African rhythm patterns. Moves at a faster pace than other classes and attention is on more complex rhythms and solos.

BEYOND BEGINNER CLASS is for those who have completed one or more Beginner classes and feel ready to move on to the next level! This class will meet on Saturday mornings from 11:15am-12:15pm. More complex rhythm patterns and more advanced bell/djun combinations will be added in this class.