Authentic djembe technique and culture.

Weekly classes

I don't teach on a regular basis so I recommend that you sign up to my newsletter to get notified when I teach. 

All classes are at l'Avant-Première, 217 Montcalm street, Gatineau.

Parking is across the street in the vacant parking lot.


Learn the technical basis of the djembe with easy rhythms. It is recommended to register at the entry level for a year before moving to the intermediate level. 


Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 pm

September 6th and 13th (2 weeks) 32$

After Sept. 13th, this venue is no longer available so we will figure out together what we will do. 


All level day time 

You are comfortable playing djembe and you want to have fun in a structured class, learning traditionnal rhythms? This class is for you.

Wednesday  10:30 am - 12:00 pm

September 7th to 28th (4 weeks) $80

October 5th to 26th (4 weeks) $80

217 Montcalm street, Gatineau.

All level djembe and dundun 

You are comfortable playing djembe or dundun and you want to have fun in a structured class, learning traditionnal rhythms? This class is for you.

Thursday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

September 8th to 29th (4 weeks) $80

October 6th to 27th (4 weeks) $80

217 Montcalm street, Gatineau.

Some options

Unplanned absences: If you are absent for a course during the session, you can take this course in any other group during this session. Ideally, it would be in the same week. The material will probably not be the same but at least you'll be able to play :-)

Absences planned in advance: It is possible to pay only the courses where you will be present, if you indicate at the time of registration. In this case, the cost is $ 18 / 1h x the number of courses or $ 23 / 1:30 x the number of courses.

Drop in: Can't commit but want to come when you can? Pay when you come. $ 20 / hour or $ 25 / 1:30.

Adults aged 65 and up, students and children aged 8 and up:  get 20% off.

Registration in more than one group: get 15% off.

Please note that you can benefit from one discount at a time. 


Djembe rental

$5 per class or $30 per month. Please Let me know when you register. 


"Catherine's style: Relaxed but challenging"

-Pat Tamosetis

"It worked my brain"

-Jenny Solar