Jump up your skills on Djembé, Balafon, Dun-dun (bass drum) playing as well as African style dancing
Date/Time: Feb 17 2019, 9:00 am to 8:00 pmVancouver, The Dance Centre | Event calendar
AFRICAN RHYTHMS COLLECTIVE workshop Series -
DRUMMING WORKSHOPS Lead Master- ADAMA BILOROU
Get expert coaching in technique, rhythmic expression, performance skills, and drumming history.
A musical experience through the depths of African rhythms that will transform your understanding of African percussion.
These workshops are perfect for hobbyists and professionals alike:
- Beginner (No experience and/or getting comfortable)
- Intermediate (Knows a few rhythms)
- MASTER CLASS (Professional and/or Teacher)
--------Bring your own instruments if you have them. If not please let us know in advance and we will attempt to provide some for you.
*** DRUM & BALAFON RENTAL FEE IS $5 - $10
African dance is no different than jazz or contemporary dance in the sense that the dancer needs to learn a particular technique and practice to become good at it. However, unlike many other dance forms, African dance leaves room for self expression and enables each individual to follow his own ‘body language’. Every innovation and creation involves a thorough knowledge of technique which can then be ‘forgotten’ in order to allow spontaneous personal variations.
African dance is a perfect example of this.
The essence of real, traditional African dance is indeed continual creation and solo improvisations are a big part of traditional African dance, enabling each member of the community to express his own life story or feelings through movement.
Everyone can dance to African music. The idea is to feel the music and express yourself. Let yourself go. It’s also an incredible and fun way to have a full body workout