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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.

Join us for our Passport Series

Cary: Saturday, March 2nd for our Traditional Solos workshop.

Asheville: Saturday, March 23rd for our Rhythms that Build workshop.
Future dates are: Saturday, April 27 – Meter Madness


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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.

West African Drum & Dance Camp: May 6 – 12, 2024

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 to check class schedule and let us know if you need to borrow a drum.

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

Tuesday Night Classes
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See information on our classes & private lessons.

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Read about Robin “Bountou” and Rachel, co-founders of HBD