Diverse Drumming Workshops

Years 5 to 12

These active and engaging workshops aim to educate students in West African drumming techniques using djembe drums and dunduns. Led by our experienced tutor Yacou Mbaye.

drumming workshop

About this program

Learn about performing in an ensemble, rhythm patterns, percussion instruments and sound in these active and engaging workshops which culminate in performance work that can be taken back to school and shared with the school community.

Students and teachers attending this workshop can expect to learn about performing in an ensemble, keeping in  time and following a leader, different percussion instruments with a focus on the djembe drum, correct techniques for endurance and great sound, learning various rhythms that form a performance piece, and improvisation.

Register your interest

You can register your interest in this program and we will let you know when the next workshop is available.


The Arts Initiatives team
The Arts Unit
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