Current Spring Courses | April - June 2018
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

African/Level 1
3:30 - 4:50 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 3
Delbrook CC
North Vancover

African/Level 4
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Apr 16 - Jun 4
Strathcona CC
Vancouver

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African/Level 1
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Apr 18 - Jun 6
Britannia CC
Vancouver

African/Level 3
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Apr 19 - Jun 7
Britannia CC
Vancouver

African/Level 2
5:00 - 6:20 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 3
Delbrook CC
North Vancover

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African/Level 2
8:10 - 9:40 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 6
Britannia CC
Vancouver

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African/Level 3
6:30 - 7:50 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 3
Delbrook CC
North Vancover

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Upcoming Summer Courses | July - August, 2018
Sunday

African/Level 1
3:30 - 4:50 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 3
Delbrook CC
North Vancover

African/Level 2
5:00 - 6:20 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 3
Delbrook CC
North Vancover

African/Level 3
6:30 - 7:50 pm
Apr 15 - Jun 3
Delbrook CC
North Vancover

Sunday, Levels 1, 2 & 3

Location
Delbrook Community & Recreation Centre
851 W Queens Road
North Vancouver, BC
(604) 983-6530
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Registration
If you’d like to enrol on-line, click this link for the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture website. Find the appropriate course for you. Then follow the instructions for enrolling.
You can also enrol over the phone by calling (604) 987-7529. A switchboard operator will enrol you and take your payment with a credit card.
Drums are supplied during classes at no extra cost, or bring you own drum.
Course Descriptions (press buttons)
  • African/Level 1

    African/Level 1

    Play traditional West African rhythms on hand drums (djembés) and bass drums (dununs). These introductory lessons are fun and concentrated. Learn basic rhythms. Learn how to strike the drum to produce the right sounds. Halfway through the course dunun playing is introduced. Dununs are African bass drums played with sticks. This level lays the foundation for higher levels. No previous experience is required.

  • African/Level 2

    African/Level 2

    Djembé and dunun rhythms are taught. This course is a continuation of level 1. The rhythms change every session. Therefore, this level can be repeated several times. Completing level one or permission from the instructor is required before enrolling.

  • African/Level 3

    African/Level 3

    Djembé and dunun rhythms and are taught. This course moves faster than level 2. The rhythms that are taught are more complex. Permission from the instructor is required before enrolling.

Course Costs

Sundays/Levels 1, 2 & 3

Eight weekly lessons cost $90 which can be paid online (follow this link). Other options are to pay at the front desk at Delbrook Community & Recreation Centre before the first class you attend, or pay over the phone by calling (604) 987-7529.

These Courses Are For Adults
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