Here is a chart giving a guideline of musical skills our students can expect to gain from attending our courses and workshops when combined with home study.

Level 1
Drum Technique Hand positions on various drums.

Basic drum sounds – open and bass.

Playing and understanding of 1 or 2 clave patterns with the pulse.

Drumming Styles An understanding of simple polyrhythmic drum parts for rumba, batá and makuta with one variation.
Context A basic understanding of how drum patterns enter and fit with associated songs.

Drum and Song Tuition and Levels 

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[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]1-1 Bespoke and Small Group Bespoke Classes: 1/2/3[/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”lifted-both” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ] Introductory Afro Cuban Drumming Course: 1 [/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”lifted-both” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Level 2 Afro Cuban Drumming Course: 2[/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Camp Iroko: 1/2/3[/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Coro de Clave Community Choir: 1/2/3[/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Rumba Laboratory: 2/3[/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Batá Intensive: 2/3[/dropshadowbox]

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Bata Y Rumba Residential: 2/3[/dropshadowbox]

Dance Tuition

[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”raised” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]Oricha and rumba dance class: 1/2/3[/dropshadowbox]