Share With Your Friends


Age: Adults and Teens, Ages 16 and Up
Type: Community Ensemble
Term: Fall | Spring
Term Length: 15 Weeks
Schedule: Saturdays at 3:30pm
Duration: 90 Minutes
Class Size: 6
Price: $580 | $290 for Students Enrolled in Private Lessons
Prerequisite: No experience required
Instructor: TBD

No experience is necessary to join this class, where you will learn how to make music with others along with the basics of Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and African drumming traditions. Through call and response, language, repetition and layers, students will connect with the rich history and culture of various musical drumming traditions and learn basic hand drumming and percussion techniques. If you always wanted to play an instrument or learn drums, this is the perfect place to start. This program is for any level of student who wants to deepen their understanding of rhythms and cultures from around the world. BKCM supplies the percussion instruments and hand drums for this class.

Interested in this class? Click HERE to fill out an interest form.
Community Ensembles and Classes

Come jam with us! The core values of “community” and “joy” are at the heart of these ensembles and classes, which feature a variety of genres and styles. A great place for students of different ages and experiences to come together to learn, play and spread joy and music.

Registration Info

Do you want to register for a class? Please call 718-622-3300 to speak to one of our registrars, who will guide you through the registration process and answer any questions you might have.

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