Upcoming Fall African Drumming Courses | Sept - Nov 2017
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

African/Level 1
4:00 - 5:20 pm
Sept 24 - Nov 12
DelBrook CC
North Vancover

African/Level 4
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Sept 18 - Nov 13
Strathcona CC
Vancouver

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African/Level 1
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Sept 20 - Nov 8
Britannia CC
Vancouver

African/Level 3
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Sept 21 - Nov 9
Strathcona CC
Vancouver

African/Level 2
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Sept 24 - Nov 12
DelBrook CC
North Vancover

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African/Level 2
8:10 - 9:40 pm
Sept 20 - Nov 8 Britannia CC
Vancouver

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Sundays
Levels 1 & 2
Location
Delbrook Community & Recreation Centre
851 W Queens Road
North Vancouver, BC
(604) 718-5800
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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.
Wednesdays
Levels 1 & 2
Location
Britannia Community Centre
1661 Napier Street
Vancouver, BC
(604) 718-5800
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Registration
To register in Wednesday's level 1 or 2 courses, call or visit Britannia Community Centre. A worker will enrol you and charge your credit card over the phone. Or, you can pay cash, credit or debit, in person at the community centre.
If you’d like to enrol on-line, click this link. On the web page that opens, write african drumming in the search bar. Click the search button and find the appropriate class for you. Then follow the instructions for enrolling on the City of Vancouver ’s recreation department website.
Mondays Level 4 /
Thursdays Level 3
Location
Strathcona Community Centre
601 Keefer Street
Vancouver, BC
(604) 713-1838

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Registration
To register in Thursday’s level 1, 3 course, call or visit Strathcona Community Centre. A worker will enrol you and charge your credit card over the phone. Or, you can pay cash, credit or debit, in person at the community centre.
If you’d like to enrol on-line, click this link. On the web page that opens, write african drumming in the search bar. Click the search button and find the appropriate class for you. Then follow the instructions for enrolling on the City of Vancouver ’s recreation department website.
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 and the rhythms that are taught are more complex. Permission from the instructor is required before enrolling.

These Courses Are For Adults
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