African Drumming Circle

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This summer we are offering 2 sections of African Drumming Circle: one for the general community, and one just for teens.

Our African music specialist, Jean René Balekita, will teach drumming repertoire from central and Western Africa, giving instruction is synchronized interlocking drum patterns and djembe drumming techniques. 

Thanks to the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, for funding to purchase our beautiful djembes!

African Drumming Circle

African Drumming Summer Sessions for Teens

Instructor Jean René Balekita Jean René Balekita
Meeting time Thursdays, 7:00 to 8:00 pm Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Dates February 21 to May 16, 2019.

No meeting March 21.

Snow day May 23.

Summer dates TBA.

Summer dates TBA
Duration 12 weekly sessions
Location C4A
Ages High school – mature adult
Skill level Beginner to intermediate Beginner to intermediate
Cost Spring: $150 for 12 weeks.  May be prorated for late registrants.


Discounts may be available. 

Register/Contact To register for spring, email us

Register online for summer


Next offering  Fall, 2019 TBD