Learn to play traditional rhythms from Mali, Ghana, Guinea and Senegal on hand made djembe and dunun African drums. Tutor Robert Koffie Fugah is a professional African drumming and dance instructor (and performer). He grew up in a village called Abor from the Volta region of Ghana where traditional music and dance was apart of daily life. Robert has taught dance and drumming for about 15 years and has performed nationally and internationally. He is extremely passionate about what he does and loves teaching others.
WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED
No experience is necessary the classes are designed for all levels and aimed to give everyone the experience of West African music and dance.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Both drumming and dance are invigorating and energises anyone who has taken part. For some it can be challenging like any situation where you learn something new but there is no pressure of exams or expectation. So, what are you waiting for, take this time out to do something fun for you!
Ending 10th August 2020 Fee: $45.00 Bring An open mind and willingness to give it a go as drums are provided, but feel free to bring your own djembe if you have one.
Otago Room, Clubs and Societies Centre