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Happy Beat Drumming
Beat Stress, Beat Boredom, Beat Sickness, Beat Loneliness, Beat a Drum!


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Have Drums Will Travel:

Questions/Registration: Contact Robin at (336) 813-8110. We accept credit cards!

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Passport Series: Our intensive course with Robin “Bountourabi” Leftwich

Designed to meet the demands we’ve been hearing from you! The course will include rhythms, technique, playing ballet dununs, meter madness, traditional and improvisational solos, and more. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from Robin. She is a fun and dynamic instructor who shares a wealth of information about the music, culture, and art of West Africa in her classes.

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Join us for “Rhythms that Build”

Asheville: Saturday, November 13th from 9am-4pm, with a break for lunch. We often go to lunch at Zia Taqueria which has very nice outside seating. Open to all skill levels. Note: The room we use has very good ventilation and is big enough for social distancing. Face masks are required while inside and COVID-19 vaccinations are preferred.

You will need your djembe and dununs (if you have them) for this class.

The in-person classes are $100 each or $50 if you’ve taken the class before. Payment can be made using PayPal to Rachel@happybeatdrumming.com or by using the BUY NOW button.*

*REGISTER: Registration is confirmed with your PayPal payment to Rachel@happybeatdrumming.com. When you register, please send an email to annlovellnc@yahoo.com so we can plan a space for you.

We accept cash, check, and credit cards. Although we encourage you to take each workshop in succession for the best learning experience, it is not required.

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Ongoing Classes

Tuesdays 7 – 8:30pm: All Levels Class with “Bountou”

No prerequisites. No experience necessary, all levels are welcome.
$20 per class for drop ins (or $60 for a series of 4). Call ahead if you need to borrow a drum.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4055 Robinhood Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106. Click for map.

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