Winter drumming class with Kofi

  • Jan 21, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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Due to the weather - this weeks class is cancelled

Come attend a djembe drumming class taught by Kofi. Kofi is a Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist. This class be held on Tuesday nights and will run for seven weeks (Jan 14, 21 and 28 and Feb 4, 11, 18 and 25th).  Kofi is planned rhythms from Ghana, Mali, Senegal and other countries including kpanlogo, agbadza, kuku, and Diansa.

The price is $15 per session (pay-as-you-go).  There maybe a discounted price if you pay for all seven sessions.  Contact Kofi for details.

Tentative schedule:

7:00pm to 7:40pm - Beginning drummers/rhythms
7:40pm to 8:15pm - transition to intermediate and advanced stuff
8:15pm to 8:45pm - intermediate/advanced rhythms

We will meet in the activity room.  The door to enter is the one closest to Brook Road


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  • David La M.

    So here's the scoop, Vineet! We meet @ St. Thomas church in McLean VA. The original post on Meetup has the address and directions. We'll be in the Social Hall, so follow the directions posted and follow the crowd. You can't get lost, the windows are big and the lights will be one. You missed 1 class, so not a big deal. You can catch up. I'll arrange for an extra drum for you. Risk of snow tomorrow! Please email me directly off line at [masked] to get on our mailing list to receive updates and instructions about cancellation, if it comes to that. Cheers, David

    January 20, 2014

  • Vineet

    Thanks for your reply David. A few other questions. Where exactly do you meet (I saw "the activity room" but I wasn't sure what building/address/location we are talking about there). Also, is it okay that I will have missed the first few sessions? Thirdly, if I come, yes, I would need a djembe as I currently do not own one...

    January 20, 2014

  • Vineet

    Hello...does one need to own a djembe to attend these sessions?

    January 20, 2014

    • David La M.

      Hey, Vineet. Nope. You do not need to own a djembe, but it helps if you want to practice between sessions. I usually bring some extra drums, and so does the instructor, Kofi Dennis. Please let us know if you need one, and we can plan accordingly.

      January 20, 2014

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