LET’S HIT IT! Drummers & the drum-curious are invited to come together through universal rhythms & global grooves. This popular upbeat class will meet for four Sundays (NOV 4, 18 and DEC 2, 16) at 11:30am-1:00pm at Gamelan Sekar Jaya, 3023 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA.
Open to ALL levels, you’ll discover how to make your drum sing & your spirit soar! Beginning-beginners are especially encouraged. Drums are available if needed. Please bring your own seat, as seating in the studio is limited.
IN THIS SERIES WE WILL:
- Learn proper drumming technique & FUNdamentals
- Explore the connection between rhythms from various cultures
- Participate in ensemble playing with fun, dynamic arranged compositions
- Find your own unique “voice” on the drum – and more!
WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE CLASS:
- “Jeni’s enthusiasm is infectious. She is an excellent teacher with patience and great drumming skills. Best of all each class is FUN FUN FUN!”
- “Jeni is skillful at challenging the beginning drummer as well as the more advanced drummer. It is fun to keep building on what we have learned!”
- “I have been playing djembe for 15 years and Jeni still helps me refine my individual and group techniques while connecting with the joy and musicality of drumming together. I highly recommend her class for all levels.”
- Cost for the 4-session series is $100.
- Bring a drum (Djembe or similar) or play one of Jeni’s for an additional $5 per week, or $20 for the whole series.
- Drop-in is $30 for a single session (space permitting), plus $5 if you need to borrow a drum.
Questions? Contact Jeni Swerdlow – firstname.lastname@example.org or 510.316.2850.