Make Music and Friends!
“If You Can Walk, You Can Dance. If You Can Talk You Can Sing!”
- Zimbabwean Proverb
We strongly believe that music is meant to be played in community. One of the magical things about marimba music is that people with little to no musical background can easily learn to play a song alongside seasoned musicians within about 5 minutes.
Each class is taught in a band format, where everyone gets to try out the different size marimbas, make new friends, and instantly be a part of a thriving community.
A Welcoming Community
We love to celebrate making music together! There is a place for everyone in our classes-from complete beginners to professional musicians!
Not in Austin? Learn Online!
We offer online lessons for those wanting to study remotely. Currently, we have lessons in mbira, matepe, and guitar. More coming soon!
Have our music at your event!
We have bands available for many different types of events-Everything from large festivals to small galas and private events. Let’s do it!
What is so cool about playing marimba is that you need no skill, just a willingness to jump in and play.
The Rattletree School of Marimba is a recipient of the Capacity Building Program from the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.