elsiemOnster (elsiemonster) wrote in africandrumming,
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West African Drumming and Dance in Santa Rosa, CA

Please forward to your dance & drum friends/groups:

Sena is an excellent drum and dance teacher from Cape Coast, Ghana. She has been teaching both drum and dance for almost 7 years, and has drummed and danced all her life. Her teaching style is very encouraging and includes a lot of contagious laughter. I hope you will join us next Saturday. Please let Sena know if you need to borrow a djembe for the drumming class. And check out her ongoing drum and dance classes listed below.

Nyame Tsease African Traditionals Presents:

A Day of West African Drumming and Dance with Sena
(Your choice of 1/2 day or whole day; please let us know if you need to borrow a drum)

Saturday, November 21, 10 am - 3 pm, close to the SRJC

10 am - 12 Noon - Drumming
1 pm - 3 pm - Dance
(with an hour break for lunch)

$35.00 for the whole day or
$20.00 for just the morning,
$20.00 for just the afternoon

Under the Direction of Ghanaian Master Drummer Adwoa Kudoto

Watch Sena and her Mom drumming, 4 short video clips: http://womanofrhythm.blogspot.com/search/label/Video

At the First Congregational United Church of Christ
2000 Humboldt Street (cross street is Silva, across from the SRJC/Community Market)
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

To reserve your spot:
Phone: Sena: 707-527-7087 or Melissa 707-823-3235
E-mail: esisena@yahoo.com or mweaver829@aol.com

Sena's ongoing drum and dance classes:

Mondays, 6-7:15, Advanced beginner - Intermediate djembe/djun djunn drum class. 2000 Humboldt St, Santa Rosa. $15

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45: Intermediate - Advanced djembe/djun djun drum class, downtown Sebastopol. $15

Fridays, 6-7:15, Dance Class, 2000 Humboldt St, Santa Rosa, $15. All levels welcome.

Beginning Drum Class: Being arranged, please call or email Sena.

Note for intermediate-advanced drum classes: We will be learning traditional Ghanaian rhythms including master drum parts. Both classes are for students with prior drumming experience, and who already know basic hits/bell patterns and are able to pick up and learn new rhythms fairly easily. Please email or call for directions. The cost/per class is $15, with a month by month commitment after the first class.

Please RSVP if you plan on joining us. And let us know if you need to borrow a djembe.

Call Sena 707-570-7087 if you have questions or if you want to buy a drum. You can also email her at esisena@yahoo.com
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