Monday, February 22, 2016

February 28, 2016 3:00-4:00 PM Kids' Afro-Brazilian Percussion Class with Dendê Macedo

This class will engage and inspire families with an exciting and interactive workshop featuring Afro-Brazilian rhythms. Dendê will provide a variety of instruments for children to explore while they learn to play traditional Afro-Brazilian rhtyhms, sing in Portuguese and dance along as they play.

Open to all ages, but please be sure that your child has an interest in playing drums. Parents are encouraged to participate as well. Cost is $10 per child.

Dendê is a percussionist, singer, composer, bandleader, teacher and multi-instrumentalist who specializes in teaching and performing music from Afro-Brazilian traditions as well as many others of the African diaspora. He has performed around the U.S. and internationally with his ensembles Ologundê, Samba de Três, Arrastão do Dendê and Dendê & Band.

Wissahickon Dance Academy
38 E School House Lane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
$10. per child; no reservations necessary

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