Drum Circle

Join our drum circle held on a Friday evening at the Oude Molen Food Garden, Alexandra Road, Pinelands from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Cost R80.00. Drums are provided free of charge should you not yet have your own. Booking is essential to ensure we have enough drums for everyone. To book please call or whatsapp me 084 566 0531.

The drum circle is weather dependent.

Alternatively you could join our drum circle held on a Wednesday evening at 49 Peninsula Road, Zeekoevlei from 5:30 – 6:30pm.

Meet other djembe drumming enthusiasts and learn new and exciting rhythms from all over Africa or just come along to enjoy the experience and have some fun.

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 Drumming Course

We are also running a four week Introductory Course to djembe drumming as a part of Bergvliet High School’s continuing education programme.

Djembe drums

Learn how to play the djembe drum in this fun-filled course! You will learn how to hold the drum; the positions on the drum for the various ‘notes’; some simple and slightly more challenging rhythms and solos; how to read our drum notation and finally how to tighten and care for the drum. Drums are provided for use during the course but we also have drums for sale should you wish to purchase your own

The next course is being run on a Thursday evening from 4 August – 25 August 2022 from 18:30 to 20:30.

To sign up for the course please contact Mrs Kathy Miles on:

Ph: (021) 712 0979

Email: kmiles@bhs.org.za

If you’ve missed the start of the course, watch this space for details of the next course.

Private Tuition

We also offer Private Tuition should you prefer a one on one lesson at my place or in the comfort of your own home. You will learn traditional rhythms and solos at your own pace and ease. The lesson is normally an hour long but may be changed to suit your requirements and don’t worry if you don’t have a drum as one will be provided free of charge for use during the class.

Please contact us for more information.

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