Drum Club! – Kids

Fun and educational African percussion classes for boys and girls aged 6 to 10 yrs.

At Drum Club, children are introduced to various instruments, including djembes, dununs, guiros, shakers & bells. They learn about the djembe, where it comes from, how it’s made and when and why it’s traditionally played. They learn how to produce the 3 sounds of the djembe and how these sounds combine to make cool rhythms.

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Drumming is an excellent way to children to learn self awareness, listening skills, coordination, cooperation and patience.  All this while having a great time making music and learning about another culture!

Apart from being heaps of fun, drumming has a positive effect on:

  • Ability to focus inwards as well as outwards
  • Development of self awareness and self esteem
  • Coordination
  • Self control and the ability to ‘stay on task’
  • Listening skills
  • Frustration tolerance

* Keep the pulse
* Play a set rhythm
* Learn a Clave bell pattern
* Learn shaker technique
* Put it all together

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