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West African Drum + Movement Workshops
with M'BEMBA BANGOURA: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville NY

 

[100 Resilient Drummers Final Gathering!]

Pre-M'Bemba's Workshops | Resilient Drummers :)

A celebration for all of the 100 Resilient Drummers participants to gather and play through the music we learned through the Winter months.  Loved ones are welcome to join!

Community Intergenerational Drum + Move Circle

2:00-3:15 pm | All Ages! | By Donation

Saturday, May 7
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
(Rain location: Town of Saratoga Building)
Djembes available - first come, first served!

Krin (Log Drum) Workshop [no rental]

3:30-4:45 pm | Teens + Adults | $30

Saturday, May 7 
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
(Rain location: Town of Saratoga Building)
Pre-registration required.

REGISTRATION FILLED
Krin (Log Drum) Workshop + Rental

3:30-4:45 pm | Teens + Adults | $30 (+ $5 rental)

Saturday, May 7
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
(Rain location: Town of Saratoga Building)
Krin/sticks rentals available.  Pre-registration required.

REGISTRATION FILLED

DunDun Dance Workshop [no rental]

5:00-6:15 pm | Teens + Adults | $30

Saturday, May 7
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
(Rain location: Town of Saratoga Building)
Pre-registration required.

REGISTRATION FILLED
DunDun Dance Workshop + Rental

5:00-6:15 pm | Teens + Adults | $35

Saturday, May 7
Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville
(Rain location: Town of Saratoga Building)
Dance DunDun/sticks rentals available.  Pre-registration required.

REGISTRATION FILLED

100 Resilient Drummers 2022

In the spirit of EMPOWERMENT, JOY, and COMMUNITY-STRENGTHENING, we call upon 100 Resilient Drummers of all ages and experience levels to learn - remotely - West African-inspired music with the goal of coming together in an outdoor space in May 2022 to share in the grooves! 

 

100 Resilient Drummers begins January 23rd!

Drum, Move and Sing for all ages and skill levels! 

  • Learn how to drum or strengthen your current technique

  • Come together in community

  • Develop a hobby that could become a life’s passion

  • Move your body, exercise your mind, lift your spirit, and get out of your comfort zone

In this all ages, all abilities musical experience, led by Chelsie Henderson with support by Wayne White, you will drum, move and sing your way into Spring in a high quality live, remote learning setting.  


We won't let the Wintry weather conditions get in our way! 


Here's how 100 Resilient Drummers works:


LIVE VIRTUAL CLASSES 

  • Classes meet on Sundays from 3:30-4:15 pm via Zoom.  

  • The classes will run from Sunday, January 23 through May 1.  

  • Learn beginner through intermediate rhythms, dance steps and songs. 

  • These sessions will be recorded and shared with you.


LIVE VIRTUAL PRACTICE SESSIONS

  • Practice sessions take place on Tuesdays from 5:45-6:30 pm via Zoom. 

  • The practices will run from Tuesday, January 25 through May 3. 

  • Hone what you have learned in our classes, and ask questions.

  • These sessions will also be recorded and shared with you.

  

PLUS! A SPECIAL INVITATION TO OUR CELEBRATORY GATHERING MAY 7, 2022

This Spring we will come together in community to play together and celebrate!

  • Access to special workshops with guest master drummers and dancers from West Africa.

  • This 1/2 day gathering will take place at Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville NY!


Here’s What You’ll Get:

  • 100 days of drumming

  • Weekly classes and practice sessions with Chelsie, with support by Wayne

  • An invitation to gather on May 7, including additional special workshops such as dundun dance and of course, MORE DRUMMING.


INVESTMENT: $100


Here’s how to sign up:

STEP 1: Click the link below to make your payment.


STEP 2: You will receive a welcome email within 24 hours with more details and your Zoom link to join the LIVE virtual classes. 

STEP 3: We will have our first class on January 23!

Questions? Email Chelsie at ruralsoulmusic@gmail.com!