Information about the classes at Drumz Austin

Sunday, July 12, 2009

"The BASICS: BEGINNING ON THE DRUMMER'S PATH", a class for beginners! This class meets from 8-9pm on Wednesday evenings at DRUMZ, 3700 1/2 Kerbey Lane in the purple Cottage behind "Caroline's". This is a six week session for $90 or classes are $17 each drop-in basis. Begins September 2nd. NO PREVIOUS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND DRUMS ARE PROVIDED FOR THE BEGINNER CLASSES! Come join us for a fun, creative, musical experience where we learn a new language , the language of the DRUM, with which to communicate and connect with other's and to express ourselves and our spirits in a vibrant and joyful new way! Rhythm is our natived tongue and we can all learn to speak expressively with our instruments through the Universal language of music. We will learn and explore West African style rhythms and songs as well as improvisational pieces! Join us and reclaim the musician inside YOU!

BEYOND BEGINNER CLASS , FOR THOSE STUDENTS WITH PREVIOUS DRUM EXPERIENCE . This class Meets 6:45pm-7:45 PM, SIX WEEK SESSION, Six classes for $90 or $17 per class drop-in at DRUMZ .Teacher, Sherry Gingras STARTS Sept. 2nd. Join this class for a faster pace, more complex rhythm patterns, and beginning experience with soloing.

Thursday Morning Women’s Drum Circle/Class, “ Remembering Rhythm” will meet from 10:30am-11:30am at Drumz! This is an all level class but the beginner’s session is recommended first to cover the fundamentals! $90 for six weeks session. Begins Thursday,Sept. 3rd!

**(NEW!) Thursday evening: Serious Drummin’ Djundun Classes for Beyond Beginner/Intermediates! 6:45pm-7:45pm Please bring your own sticks! (sticks are available for sale at DRUMZ or you can find large drum sticks at music stores) This class is new and will be a weekly class which will take place the first six weeks in the Fall session. I will then determine if this class needs to be an on-going class or just an occasional option for a six week session periodically. Limit 12 students. Please let me know if you are interested in
this class.

Thursday evening INTERMEDIATE Level Djembe Class. 8-9pm. This class will focus on more advanced rhythms and the djembe, though djuns will be played in this class as well.
We will work with more complicated intro pieces and breaks with djembe and djuns and some traditional solo work on djembe as well.


Saturday morning Beginner Class- 10-11am begins September 5th.
Saturday morning Beyond Beginner – 11am-noon begins September 5th.

All classes with teacher Sherry Gingras