What we're about
Come play the music of Africa in a group setting (6-8 people). Absolutely no musical experience required! No music-reading, play by ear! Marimbas are supplied, and practice marimbas are available.
The music is mostly from Zimbabwe, but includes other African countries and the occasional American song. The marimba ensemble consists of the bass, the baritone, two tenors and three sopranos, 4 octaves total. Plus hand drums, shakers, and singing!
The beginning class is a drop-in class. The intermediate and advanced classes require marimba experience and the advanced classes require a long-term commitment. The instructor, Kite Giedraitis, has taught marimba to hundreds and hundreds of people and loves working with total beginners. All classes taught in his private studio near SE 39th & Holgate. Join the meetup to get the exact address.
Most people in the classes are not on Meetup.com. Often meetup.com will show only "1 person going", but that doesn't mean we won't have a full class!
Special offer through December 2016: your first class is free!
For more information, pictures, videos and mp3s: http://www.PortlandMarimba.com