Samba Drumming

Music from the streets of Brazil. Enjoy the hypnotic feeling of playing Samba drums. Feel the power of the beat. Learn the rhythms that get people dancing. Play as part of a group.

A workshop designed for the group to really have fun and gain confidence in their playing ability

40 min – 2 Hour Workshops

Enjoy drumming, learn rhythms and play together.
To create a safe exploratory environment in which participants gain confidence playing as a group.

Rhythms and playing as a group.
Exploration of breaks and intro’s.
Learning to play the separate parts.
Putting the parts together to play whole Samba pieces.
Drumming sessions designed to be accessible to those without previous musical skills or training.

Learning Outcomes:
Supported learning, individually and in a group – rhythms.
Raising levels of ability, confidence and self esteem.
Communication skills and group awareness, , interaction. Leadership. Focus.

Target Audience: Adults or Children
Young People, Youth Leaders, Community Workers, Voluntary Organisations.
Mental Health Support Networks, Team Building,
Special Schools, Learning Disability Services,

“I thought it was good at the beginning, but it got better and better” Pupil at a Percussion Workshop – ASD unit, Llandrindod High School Feb 2011

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” Each workshop was well structured and lots of fun. I particularly enjoyed how soon into the course we started to play ‘real pieces’.”

“Enjoyed the workshops very much. Nice group of people, friendly approach to teaching”


Samba Viva facebook page – regular workshops in Abergavenny


SambaDoc Workshop

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