Full guide Spring 2023

BEYOND BEGINNER AFRICAN DRUMMING Looking for a place to enhance your drumming skills? Do you have a few beginners sessions under your belt but you’re not quite ready to jump to the intermediate level? This is the class for you! In this class we will continue to improve on technique while learning new & exciting West African rhythms - all while having fun getting into the groove. Participants must provide their own djembe. No class April 28 & May 26. Instructor: Monica Hofer #11728 Fridays April 14 - June 23 1:30 - 2:30 pm Enjoy the fun of making music in a group with the most acces sible instrument in the world. Learn the basics of using a hand drum and the hand positions used to make different sounds. You will experience rhythms and drumming a led class while learning different ensemble parts and how to bring them all together. #11739 Fridays Native Sons Grand Hall $126/9 DRUMMING AND RHYTHM 101

BEGINNERS AFRICAN DRUMMING In this class, participants learn basic hand drumming tech niques and begin to play tradi tional West African rhythms on the djembe & dunduns (bass drums). These introductory les sons and rhythms lay the foun dation for higher-level courses and will be of interest to those wanting to explore how en gaging in ensemble drumming is both uplifting and good for physical and mental health. Participants are required to bring their own djembe to class. No class April 28, May 19 & June 9. Instructor: Monica Hofer #11373 Fridays Drumming

INTERMEDIATE AFRICAN DRUMMING Join our local hand drumming instructor and drum circle facil itator and get into your weekly groove. New rhythms taught ev ery week; opportunities to work on djembe and bass drums. Great for the mind, body and spirit! This class is intended for those with previous experience. No class April 28 & May 26. Instructor: Monica Hofer #11377 Fridays


April 14 - June 23 12:00 - 1:00 pm Native Sons Grand Hall $126/9

April 21 - May 26 10:30 - 11:30 am Lewis MP Hall $60/6

April 14 - June 23 10:15 - 11:15 am Filberg Conference Hall $112/8

Register ONLINE at courtenay.ca/reconline


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