African Drumming and Dance
for Schools, Community groups and Corporate Clients
African Drumming - a General Introduction
In traditional African culture, drumming’s powerful rhythms have provided the vibrant music for all community celebrations and events. Just as importantly (but less well-known), they have played the essential role of creating the therapeutic atmosphere for the healing sessions of traditional medicine.
Today, drumming is recognised as being brilliant for:
Who can take part in Drumming Workshops?
Everyone can take an active part in, enjoy and benefit from the session.
Level: Beginners to Advanced
Instruments used: Djembes, Log Drums (King Kong), various percussion instruments, Balafon (played by the teacher). All the instruments are hand- crafted to produce beautiful sounds.
Drumming Experience Evening Workshops
These take place in Bournemouth. Drums are provided.
Drumming All Day Workshops
These can be arranged for groups of up to 50 participants (drums provided) in Bournemouth and other venues throughout the South of England. Fees, venues & dates can be arranged. Fun is the Focus.
African Songs for Schools and Community Groups
Noah sings and teaches traditional African songs of the Beti people (from Cameroon, West Africa) and his own compositions. Here are some examples:
African Dance for Schools and Community Groups
Noah demonstrates and teaches a variety of dynamic African dances and moves using African rhythms. Here are some examples:
Ritual Dance Animal Mime
Click Here for practical information on Noah Afro Music workshops & performances in schools & communities.
What are the benefits of the Drumming Workshop for the Company?
Drumming provides an unusual and stimulating experiential learning opportunity for all members of the group. The playing process itself is both enjoyable and demanding, while the outcome produces a shared feeling of confidence and satisfaction. Drumming bridges the gap between work and play.
Top companies such as BBC, Barclays, Nike and Microsoft use drumming.
Drumming is good for:
What are the benefits of the Drumming Workshop for the Participants?
Participants leave the session feeling energised and invigorated because active
drumming . . .
What are the features of a Corporate Drumming Workshop?
Everyone can make music – confidence is built by breaking down the barrier “I haven’t got any rhythm”.
Instruments: Djembes, Log Drums (King Kong), Shakers, Balafon (played by the teacher). All the instruments are hand-crafted to produce beautiful sounds.
How, when and where are the sessions organised?
Noah Afro Music tailors the workshops to the requirements of the company in terms of dates, time participant numbers (ideal maximum 50) length, structure and venue
Fees are negotiated according to individual company requirements.
Naturally, you may have detailed questions about how drumming can help you, your group or company. We are more than happy to speak with you about what we do and how our content can fit your exact requirements. Click Here to learn more about Noah or complete our Contact Form.