Brazilian Drums

Adult Beginners Group Brazilian Drumming 10 week course.

A course designed to introduce students to the world of group Brazillian drumming, traditional techniques and patterns.

- Students will learn to play a variety of drum instruments including the bongo, snare drum, shaker, triangle and pandero in a group setting.

- Evening classes are held for one hour each week over the ten week course. Contact us to confirm current course start dates.

- Included at the conclusion of the course is an evening playing with ‘the pro’s’ in a workshop setting.

- 16 years and older.

- No experience necessary, just bring yourself, a desire to learn and be prepared for evenings full of fun and rhythm!

Download our current term fees list HERE. Then, when you are ready, follow this link to ENROL.


Online Lessons

KSOM are well equipped to meet your needs both onsite and offsite. We currently employ the use of Zoom, Skype, Facetime and Google Hangouts to offer online lessons to our remote students. Technology is a wonderful thing! It ensures that your musical progression is nurtured regardless of where you are located. To facilitate this, students are required to have their own instrument and access to at least one device capable of an uninterrupted stream, and preferably a second device (for vocalists).

Performance Opportunities

KSOM offer performance opportunities regularly. We believe performance is a vital part of musical education and the art of performance is a skill that must be learned. We encourage students to take advantage of these opportunities, and provide them with a platform that is supportive and encouraging. In addition KSOM assist students in preparing for Trinity and ABRSM exams in both performance and music theory, and we encourage them to enter the Southland Competitions and Gold Guitar Awards yearly.

Some Examples of Current Performance Opportunities with KSOM

KSOM Celebration Concert – an opportunity to share and celebrate with family and friends in a supportive, café styled environment as an introductory platform for performing.

KSOM Junior Sharing – an opportunity for our younger students to share their repertoire with those they are closest to, in a warm and relaxed environment – creating a performance focus.

KSOM Performance Showcase – providing a platform for performance opportunities, in which students learn to plan their own set, dress the stage accordingly, create appropriate patter and focus on creating a unique, individual, polished performance persona.

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