Drumming Classes for ALL levels


Hand Drumming Classes for Fall 2020

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Covid-19 Safe! Masks required - 6-10 feet social distancing - do not assist others bringing drums in as you may get to close.
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Hey Drummers!
How are you all doing? I hope everybody is very well and we've got some new, really fun drumming coming up for you! Yes! We are moving inside where it’s warm for the rest of the year. The address will be:
Munroe Center for the Arts
1403 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington MA 02420
A really cool old Lexington brick building serving the Lexington community for about 80 years!
Please bring your djembe or other hand or stick drum to class. Also, bottled water and maybe earplugs if you’re sensitive. But, we won’t be playing hard!
We will be learning all about the djembe and how to play it well. We even created some ‘dos and don’ts’ for you! No matter where you travel and play djembe, you will be at the top of your game!
We begin October 15, 2020 at 7 PM.
We plan on making this a Thursday Night Drum Class starting next week. Come and see how much fun learning how to really play that djembe can be!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Doors will open 6:45 PM but not before. We're already 1/2 full!
You will receive eight classes but you will not 
be able to make up a class at these low prices.
All levels welcome BUT Limited to 10 students!
$20.- each class, cash only (checks accepted).
or
only $139.- for all 8 classes!
Shoot me an email to register. You may lock in your registration by mailing a check for the $139.-. Just email me first or call.
Easy - free parking behind the building. (Please don’t park on Mass Ave - easier to park behind. Then, come around front and go in the Right front door to classroom #222 to your right.
Drums! If you wound like to join us but don’t have a drum, let us know and we'll bring a pro drum for you at $10.00 each. (semester pricing for the DRUM RENTAL for Thursday night class is: $75.- for the semester. Return drum on last week.)
Alan Tauber, Director
617-686-6080
Tested Covid Precautions In Place
IMPORTANT! You MUST wear your FACE MASK and stay a minimum of 6 feet apart. No exceptions. We will have extra masks and Lysol and Alcohol 70-90%. Gloves as well as drum mister and extra face masks.
We may have extra drums and chairs if you need them. Please let us know BEFORE YOU COME when you reply to this. Thanks.
We are planning on trying to keep the BOSTON DRUM CIRCLE going on a different night. Possibly Friday or Saturday night at 7 PM.
See Boston Drum Circle for those who just want to come to a drumcircle.
Make certain you have my number and text or call.
alan@drumconnection.com - 617-686-6080
EASY TO GET TO AND PARK :)
Munroe Center for the Arts
1403 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington MA 02420

 

Cost: $139.- for the 8 week course or $20 per class.

 

Payments may be made in cash, check. If paying by check, please make it payable to 'Alan Tauber'. 

 

You may rent a drum for class if you don't own one. Please call DrumConnection to reserve a drum rental. 617-686-6080 Visit our Class Policies

 

Optional: Feel free to audio record on your phone; please no video.

 

Health Concerns: DrumConnection has been authorized by our state representative and the State Police to hold these events. We request that everyone wear a mask as you arrive and when you are leaving to return to your car. (That's when people can get too close as you may want to help someone carry something).

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Drum Set Lessons 

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Get really good on the drum set (kit)!! Whether a beginner or more professional drummer, Alan can help you achieve your goals. He has been teaching Drum Kit since he was 10 years old! (He started playing at 4yrs) At the age of 10 he had his Saturday overbooked from 10am - 5pm! All Styles of music.

 

Adults and Children very welcome.

 

For ages 6 to all adults in your home. You can schedule your lesson online at anytime or call to schedule. 

 

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Alan Tauber Bio:

Alan has extensive teaching and playing experience in drums set, marching band, conga drum, and as a specialist on djembe drum, for over 40 years. He attended Boston University School of Music, University of Miami Coral Gables Music Department, spent graduate time at Berklee College of Music for five years, and postgraduate work at New England Conservatory, Boston, MA with emphasis on Santeria and Bata percussion, music and spiritual practices, and graduate work also in Haitian music spirituality, culture and, of course, Hatian drumming.

 

Over the years, Alan has played in many famous Rock, Jazz, Fusion and Punk bands, some of which you probably know. He's also travelled extensively to Africa to study with the greatest drummers, steeped in the African djembe tradition. His Master is Famoudou Konaté, who took Alan under his wing for private instruction and taught him the secrets of the djembe and dunun drums. Alan loves teaching youngsters and oldsters alike! In 2016/17 Famoudou asked Alan to teach for him somedays at Famoudou's famous drummers' compound.  Mamady Keita has also asked Alan to fill in at times to lead workshops in America. Alan has taught djembe across the US as well as Europe and even in Guinea and The Gambia working with the great drummers there and all over the world.

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