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6 week African Hand Drumming Course

9 October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 16 October 2019

| $30 – $120

Presented by: African Drumming Waikato

Beginners welcome.
Drums provided.

Find out what all the fuss is about, or continue your journey!

This course will be primarily presented by William Dinwoodie, a fantastic player with a life time of learning, and over a year spent in Africa learning with the masters. His unique perspective and approach to the drum will provide a fantastic opportunity for learning and a fresh new approach. William will be supported by Nathan Bregmen, and Amanda Waugh.

Nathan Bregmen has been playing drums for over 20 years, and has been studying African drumming for around 10 years.
Captured by the ability of African drumming to build community and bring people together playing music in a short space of time, the African Drum has quickly become Nathan’s instrument of choice.
His light-hearted but attentive teaching style has quickly made him a favourite with many students around the country.

A course not to be missed! We will start with the very basics, and over the 6 weeks build to playing as a full African percussion ensemble in a fun, social, supportive environment.

Booking is essential, so grab your tickets now!

Benefits of hand drumming Include:

Reducing stress and boosting the immune system,
Producing deeper self-awareness by inducing synchronous brain activity and promoting alpha waves,
Drumming helps to release negative feelings and emotional trauma,
Helps us to connect with self and others,
Helps us connect to the natural rhythms all around us,
Grounds us in the present moment,
Helps us to reach a state of self-realization,
Helps us to have fun!

7:00 to 8:30 every Wednesday at The Jam Factory, 17th Avenue, Historic Village, Tauranga

Early bird rate (before 4th of September): $100 for the full 6 weeks.

Regular price: $120 for the full 6 weeks.

Casual Rate: $30 for individual classes.

A limited number of seats are available to book for the course, so if you don’t purchase tickets online please get in touch so that we can reserve one for you.

Contact Nathan via e-mail at nbregmen@gmail.com to inquire or reserve your space.

Find out more


9 October 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$30 – $120
Event Category:


The Incubator Creative Hub
07-571 3232


The Jam Factory
The Jam Factory, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 3112 New Zealand
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07 571 3232