Heart Beats

PRE-Valentine's Day share your love of music and drumming with someone special at the Women's Drum Center. Two participants for the price of one!

Open to: All adults and children age 7 and up (with guardian)

Workshop: Intro to Hand Drum
This introductory workshop will teach you basic technique for the bass, tone and slap sounds that make the drum come alive. The techniques taught in this workshop can be used on a variety of hand drums such as djembe, ashiko, and conga.

Prequesite: No drum or music experience required

Level: Beginner

Cost: $30 for two participants


On Valentine's Day, select from four classes at the Women's Drum Center and share your love of music and drumming with someone special. Two participants for the price of one.

Open to: Women and Girls age 7 and up (with female guardian).

10:30am-12:pm grooveHeart Level-1
Make connections through the power of the drum and drum music! Explore both hand and stick drumming with African, Caribbean and Brazilian influences.
Prerequisite: Some drum experience
Level: Beginner to Advanced Beginner
Cost: $15 for two participants

12:15-1:15pm Start groovin’
This class offers the basics of hand drumming “djembe style.”
No pressure just fun! This class is for the “beginner beginners”
Level: Beginner
Cost: $10 for two participants

5:45-7pm grooveHeart Level-2
Advanced drum techniques and songs with African, Caribbean, and Brazilian influences.
Prerequisite: Three plus months experience with hand and/or stick drumming.
Level: Advanced beginner to Intermediate level class.
Cost: $15 for two participants

7:15-8:45pm Djoyful Djuns & Djembe Level-1
Enjoy the beautiful relationship between the Djuns and Djembes and learn traditional patterns along with drum arrangements with African influences.
Level: Beginner to Advanced Beginner
Cost: $20 for two participants

Location: Women’s Drum Center
Parking on street. Please enter side door on Hampden Av. (ring WDC bell).

To Register:

  • Register by email to reserve your place with your name and phone/cell number (in case of event changes): info@womensdrumcenter.net. Pay by cash or check at the event.
  • Preregistration is required at least 2 days in advance.

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