WHY LEARN TO PLAY DRUM?

DRUMMING CLASSES AND EVENTS

 
Earth Hug Boogie
 Earth Day
 April 22, 2018
 Plymouth, IN
 
 The fun starts at 1 p.m.

song by Jim Yocom:
 
River Park Square                  Rain relocation: indoors
Park, Water St.                         Lifeplex, 2855 Miller Dr.
downtown Plymouth
 by the river.

Music, Drumming, Dancing and more!
Free Fun for all ages! Bring the whole family!
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Drumananda percussion crafts, and percussion      
petting zoo, under the tent
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Drumananda Heal the Earth Drum Circle, on the stage


   








                         M A Y 2 6 , 2 0 1 8
       Wula Drum and Drumananda present:
Don't miss this rare opportunity to play and learn with master artists  M'memba Bangoura from Conakry, Guinea, West Africa, and Michael Markus, artistic director and CEO, Wula Drum, New York City. Join us and expand your cultural horizons. No experience necessary.

   










      Wild Rose Moon
            115 N. Michigan
        downtown Plymouth, IN

  African Dance Class 12-1:30 p.m.




 






 
  Djembe Drum Class 2:00-3:30 p.m.
  Djembe Drum Class 4:00-5:30 p.m.
 






   
    $25 per class, or $20 per class if you take more than 1.
                          Drum Rental, $5 Must pre-register

                 
             "Storytelling, Music, Culture                               from Africa"
              Performance 7:00 p.m., $10
















             

M’Bemba Bangoura has traveled the world as a performer and teacher of the djembe drum, and is revered the world over, for his high level of mastery. As a native of Guinea, West Africa, M’Bemba began playing the djembe at the young age of seven. By the age of twenty-one, he was acclaimed as a master drummer and was invited to play for Ballet Djoliba, the national company of Guinea. Since moving to the US in 1992, M’Bemba is an integral part of the entire drum and dance scene nationwide. He has taught hundreds of students, many of who are now teachers themselves. In addition, he has personally created choreography and developed repertoire for dozens of dance companies  throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. Dedicated to teaching drumming, dancing, and helping to preserve his culture, M’Bemba is one of the world's foremost ambassadors of Guinean drum and dance!










As a musician, artistic director, educator, and president of Wula Drum, Michael Markus has spent over twenty years performing, teaching and studying West African, Afro-Cuban, and American styles of drumming.  Along with a BFA in percussion, he has mentored with accomplished master indigenous artists and travels often to Guinea. Michael is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of cultural arts and socioeconomic development in Guinea, West Africa where he has based the production end of this company, Wula Drums, where authentically elegant and professional sounding African drums are crafted.