Community Classes for Adults & Student Bands

See our calendar for a full listing of events and class offerings.

Song a Month Classes

No musical experience, or are you a seasoned musician?  No problem!

Learn African marimba at your skill level while having FUN creating music with friends.  You’ll learn to play several parts and a full arrangement for the song of the month.

The class culminates in a performance at the Fourth Friday Shindig, where you can share the joys of marimba with your friends and family.

Cost per Session:  $120

Instructor: Peter Breithaupt


June Song – Duduluza*

Wednesdays, *starts May 30 & June 6, 13, 20 | 6:30-7:30 PM

Performance Date:  Friday, June 22 | 6:30-7:30 PM


July Song – Siya Kudumisa

Wednesdays, July 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:30-7:30 PM

Performance Date:  Friday, July 27| 6:30-7:30 PM


August Song – Kgapotso

Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15 & 22| 6:30-7:30 PM

Performance Date:  Friday, August 24| 6:30-7:30 PM

Sign Up!

Student Bands

As students get deeper into the music, they often want to join or start a new band.  Bands are dedicated groups of 7-10 people.  Everyone is committed to being in the band, and is focused on learning songs so they can play gigs out in the community! Pre-requisite: By Audition

    • 7-12 people depending on the band
    • Meets two hours a week
    • Students are committed to being in the band
    • Students must practice the music on their own.  Most students have a marimba at home.

    • Students will focus on learning new songs and building repertoire to gig!
    • The cost is $175 per month.

Rehearsal Times:

Kupira Marimba
Wednesdays 7:45 - 9:45 PM
Instructor: Peter Breithaupt

 

Audition!