African Drums: Intermediate

Date Tuesday 09 April 2024 until Tuesday 28 May 2024
Time 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Price£68 | £64
TutorRowan Warner-Leicester

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African Drums: Intermediate


This course is for those who want to delve deeper into African rhythm.

You will continue to learn djembe technique, learn traditional rhythms, and increase your understanding of, and ability to ‘feel’ polyrhythms. You will also experience the joy and connective power of playing drums with a group of people.

Participants should be familiar with the technique of playing a Bass, Tone, and Slap on the djembe (don't worry if your slap isn't perfect!) and have some experience in playing simple rhythms alongside other people.

There will be drums provided, but if you have a djembe, bring it along.


About the Tutor

Rowan is a multi-instrumentalist, drum circle facilitator, community musician, and rhythm enthusiast. He has a master’s degree in community music, has completed Village Music Circles’ drum circle facilitators training, and has facilitated a wide variety of music workshops in different settings.

Rowan is passionate about drumming and rhythm. He is particularly interested in the effect that rhythm has on our wellbeing and mental health, how rhythm is used in cultures throughout the world, and the musical theory and philosophy of rhythm. He uses his workshops to share his knowledge, experience, and passion with others.

Age Range16+ years

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