Got Rhythm? Or Wanna Get Some?
Try Beginner Djembe Hand-drumming Classes!
8 Wednesdays: February 26 ~ April 15; 7-8:30pm
The remaining weeks of this class will be held in-store, as well as online on Zoom! So sign up for our newsletters, found on the “Location: Contact” page, for updates, links, & instructions.
Learn to play the most popular hand-drum, with Barbara Gail of The Rhythm Inlet!
With a focus on teaching proper hand technique & interlocking rhythm patterns, she masterfully & sequentially brings you to finding your place in the beat, & your class to playing as a multi-rhythmic ensemble!
Perfect for raw beginners, drum circle enthusiasts, musicians seeking rhythmic training, & folks with some exposure to drumming who want instruction with a solid foundation.
Welcome adults, motivated teens, & youth ages 10 & up with instructor permission. No musical experience needed. Group rhythmic entrainment is relaxing & energizing, & a positive experience for all!
Pre-paid registration required! FMI & to Register: 941-966-5800.
A minimum of 12 people are needed in order for the class to fly!
Weekly Series: $150 in advance, or $165 the day of, cash or check; includes 8-Class Series, & a take-home, play-along 2-CD set.
Wanna check it out first to see if it’s right for you? Register & pay $25 in advance, or $30 the day of, for the first night.*
*If you choose to continue, your balance for the series is due before you leave, & your total tuition will remain the same.
Need a drum? Bring $3 cash each week for an in-class drum rental, or BYO tuned djembe, bougarabou, or ashiko drum.
Barbara Gail, BA Ed., is co-owner of The Rhythm Inlet in Nokomis. She’s a teacher’s teacher & seasoned master instructor to djembe students, for pre-teens to eighty-somethings, since 1996.
Barbara refers to herself as a Rhythmist. As group facilitator, she’s served as a Pied Piper & Ambassador of Rhythm for over 25 years, spreading the joys of rhythm & movement, hand-drumming & dance, to people of all ages, abilities, & challenges, over 2 thousand times, in schools, conferences, retreats, & community centers, in her dynamic, “edu-taining” performances, classes, & programs.
Though she plays & has taught numerous hand-drums & percussion instruments professionally, the Djembe was her first love.
Barbara’s been on a 4-year, semi-sabbatical to develop several new creative projects, & hasn’t offered djembe classes in 3 years. Due to requests, she’s returning to teach this one-time class!