3 Meetup Groups match “Hand Drumming and percussion Classes” near Washington, DC
We hold drum circles, outdoors when the weather is nice, and indoors otherwise. Beginners are welcome, and there are usually extra drums. Bring extra drums and percussion instruments, and something to sit on (blanket, cushion, etc.) for outdoor events.
What is a drum circle? A drum circle is a rhythmical event in which people come together to play drums and other percussion instruments. Drum circles are gaining in popularity here in the United States and all over the world. They are a fun and accessible way to play music in a group setting. There are three types of drum circles: 1) Culturally specific drum circles in which the participants are expected to know and play certain rhythms from different parts of the world. 2) Non-facilitated dr …
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This group is dedicated to those drummers (as well as those who have never drummed before) who are ready to dedicate themselves to learning the art of percussion from the Griot Percussionist Medoune Gueye from Senegal, West Africa. We will be having events throughout the year, as well as classes in Djembe, Sabar and Kutiro drumming styles, focused on the healing properties of drumming from the traditional Griot perspective of Griot Percusionist Medoune Gueye (aka Papa Dame Gueye).
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