$250 – $270

Multiple Dates

Free Your Drum 8-wk In-Person Class with Amber Field

Actions and Detail Panel

$250 – $270

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Memorial Park

1325 Portland Ave.

Albany, CA 94706

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description
Learn world rhythms, get grounded, groove & jam. Fun for all levels, including those who have never drummed before!

About this Event

Free Your Drum with Amber Field!

8 Saturdays Feb 27-Apr 24 (Apr 10 off), 11am-1230pm Pacific Standard Time

Free your rhythm & drum! Get expressive on your drum (djembe, doumbek, cajon, and conga recommended but pots, pans, and buckets welcome if you don't have access to a drum), rock out, and get funky! All levels welcome including total beginners. You will be amazed at what you can learn in 90 minutes! OK to join late on week 2.

We will drum at least 6 feet apart, with masks on, outdoors in Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Ave. in Albany. Bring a stool or chair to sit on. In case of rain or poor weather, we will meet online via zoom for that session.

In 8 fun weeks, we will cover:

--fundamental drum strokes--bass, tone, slap, pop, and touch

--good drumming technique

--world rhythms from Mali, Guinea, Egypt, Morocco, Brazil, Cuba & more

--funk, rock, blues & hip hop rhythms

--trance rhythms (opening and closing rhythms) from North Africa

--West African polyrhythms (we'll have 2-3 different rhythms going on at the same time)

--body percussion

--improvisation

This workshop is for all people: total beginners, the rhythmically challenged, and experienced drummers. Everyone will benefit.

Testimonials: “Amber’s class was outstanding. Amber is a superb teacher who makes learning drum polyrhythms accessible and fun. Amber sets up the songs and rhythms with varying levels of challenge, and always encourages us with heart and a smile. It’s more than just the rhythms – it’s really a magical experience that has liberated new possibilities in my music and my being.” Lisa F

“They break down rhythm in a way that makes it incredibly tangible for a total beginner to percussion. An awesome teacher.” –Jai S

“I recommend this class! Amber created a supportive space for learning, stretching, listening, and curiosity. I appreciate how you’re able to create a community while at the same time encourage the individual within it.”–Lucy A

For other reviews:http://www.yelp.com/ biz/amber-field-music-san- franciscohttps://amberfieldmusic.com


		Free Your Drum 8-wk In-Person Class with Amber Field image

		Free Your Drum 8-wk In-Person Class with Amber Field image
Share with friends

Location

Memorial Park

1325 Portland Ave.

Albany, CA 94706

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved