Authentic djembe technique and culture.

With weekly lessons, get a good integration of the rhythms you learn. Also, get a deeper understanding  and become more comfortable playing the djembe. I teach in English and French.

Beginner

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. 

Wednesday  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

April 26th to June 21st (9 weeks)

Cost: $145 including taxes

Location: 432-A Alexandre Taché in the Studio situated at the rear of the big grey building. Map

Turn on Saint-François street for parking.

 

Intermediate 1

You are comfortable playing djembe? Learn more complex and faster rhythms. It is recommended to register at the intermediate level 1 for a year before moving to the next level. 

Tuesday 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

April 25th to June 20th (9 weeks)

Cost: $145 Including taxes

Location: At 18 Lavallée street, Gatineau Map

 

Intermediate 2

Add dundun drums learning and new technical and rhythmic challenges. This level is for students who have mastered the slaps and tones, have good rhythmic sense and are fluid in their playing.

Wednesday  7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

April 26th to June 21st (9 weeks)

Cost: $180 including taxes.

Location: 432-A Alexandre Taché in the Studio situated at the rear of the big grey building. Map

Turn on Saint-François street for parking.

 

Advanced

You are hooked? In addition to speed, raise rhythmic challenges, play off beats and add learning dundun. I teach in English and French.

Tuesday   7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

April 25th to June 20th (9 weeks)

Cost: $180 including taxes

Location: 18 Lavallée street, Gatineau Map

 

 

Day class, all level 

You juste want to have fun with your djembe in a structured class.  And you have free daytime. This one is for you.

Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am 

April 25th to June 20th (9 weeks)

Thursday   10:30 am - 11:30 am

April 27th to June 22nd (9 weeks)

Cost: $145 including taxes

Location: 432-A Alexandre Taché in the Studio situated at the rear of the big grey building. Map

Turn on Saint-François street for parking.

 

 

Dundun Dance

At Nepean creative art center. 

Thursday  7:00pm to 8:30pm

 $98.50 (6 weeks)

April 13th to May 18th

Registration City of Ottawa

 

Some options

5$ discount for registration in more than more group: For exemple, you register to beginner and intermediate in a 8 weeks class: Get $40 discount.

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 $ 22 / 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

 

Djembe rental

$3 per class or $30 per month. Please Let me know when you register.

 

Private class

By appointment. $45/hr

Start your djembe adventure! Register now!

Testimony

"Catherine's style: Relaxed but challenging"

-Pat Tamosetis

"It worked my brain"

-Jenny Solar