***** AFRICAN RHYTHMS’ COLLECTIVE:
Learn New Rhythms & Techniques from Masters – Maintain & improve them with local facilitators
On September 28th, 29th and 30th in Victoria and October 1st in Vancouver, you will have an opportunity to enjoy an intensive African Poly-Rhythm Workshop Series involving a selection of percussion instruments, including djembe and dundun. The Masters’ Collective Workshop Series will involve two hours of workshops per instrument per day and focus on traditional African rhythms, including the N’goron rhythm.
N’ Goron is a rhythm of the Senufo people who live in Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso. This rhythm was played after the initiation of the girls. While the rhythm is played, the young girls dance with calabashes on their heads.
You won’t want to miss this exclusive workshop series led by world-renowned, Master Djembefola, Composer and Artistic Director Amara Kanté. His repertoire of instruments include: Djembe drum, Dunun drums, Talking-drum, Bolon, Krin, Bara and Congas Amara Kanté and our national dundunfola Akra Soumah as well as our regional instructor Jordan Hanson!