Events

February 24, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23 2024

Afro Cuban Drumming


Location: Kelowna Drum Studio

Start Time: 10:00 am

AFRO-CUBAN DRUMMING 
 
Saturdays Feb.3rd-Mar.23rd 10-11am
Location: Kelowna Drum Studio
Instruments provided, No experience required.
 
Cost: $120 for 8 week course or $20 drop-in
Preregister via e-transfer to [email protected]
For more information call (250 )763-3951
 
Discover the secrets of drumming and various percussion instruments used to create the exciting and exotic sounds in popular Afro-Cuban music. (Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero etc.) The course will include an overview of the main instruments (conga. bongo, timbales, clave, cow bell, guiro, maracas) Participants will have the opportunity to play these instruments and rhythms in an ensemble setting. 
 
Trevor Salloum  has studied with numerous Cuban master drummers. He has made several trips to Cuba and studied at the prestigious Escuela Nacional de Arte in Havana, in addition to music schools in Santiago and Guantanamo. He is a best selling author with Mel Bay Publications including  The Bongo Book/CD, Afro-Latin Polyrhythms/CD, Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Afro-Cuban Percussion. Trevor has taught percussion for over 30 years in Canada and the United States.