World Drumming

Instructor: Celia Balzer

TWO session dates are offered:
Drumming Group Class

1st Session: 5 times / week
March 28 – April 1
10:00 AM to 11:00
Class open to elementary students ages 8 through 13

2nd Session: 5 times / week
March 28 – April 1
11:00 AM to 12:00
Class open to students 14 through adult

Join our drumming class and find a new work way to explore your creativity! No previous music training is needed. Drumming is a great way to develop musical skills communication and a sense of community as you join the drum circle.

You will learn:

  • Basic counting and rhythm patterns
  • Simple music notation
  • Hand percussion techniques
  • Phrasing based on speech patterns
  • Communication through music performance
  • Sharing and peer support in the drum circle
  • How to create your own patterns
  • Games that allow for self-expression

Instruments will be provided!

Monday through Friday one-hour classes
Total beginners are welcome, as well as those who already know how to play a bit.

Class daily Monday through Friday
Ages: 8 through adult

Course Tuition: $95 each week, includes loan of variety of drums and percussion instruments

All sessions are held at the Maryland Music Academy, located in The Oak Run Business Center at 9143-B Red Branch Road in Columbia, MD.