Samba Drum & Dance: Royal Conservatory of Music @ Samba Jess, Toronto [from 10 to 23 September]

Samba Drum & Dance: Royal Conservatory of Music

10 - 23
10:30 - 13:30

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Samba Jess
3581 Dundas St.W, Toronto, Ontario
at The Royal Conservatory of Music!

Get yourself ready for Carnaval, or learn some new skills!
An Exciting Live Cultural Experience.
Starts September 10th — December 17th 2017 (14 Wks)

To Register (Payment plan available): @ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:]]]]

Dance Classes with Samba Jess
Drumming with Alan Hetherington


Learn the Samba no Pé and Passista styles, taught by one of Toronto’s top samba dancers and Instructors, Samba Jess.

A Program of study designed to emphasize the magical relationship between music and dance, with a focus on bringing awareness to the culture and roots of Brazilian Samba.

Instruction taught in the tradition of the Samba Schools of Rio de Janeiro, combining dancing with live drummers. Students will focus on Body Movement, Technique, Choreography, Complex Combinations and Freestyle. Beginner to Advanced.

Samba Level 1 — Dance: Sundays 11am-12:30pm

$300 for 14 classes (Payment plan of $75/month available) Register for Level 1 Samba 10-11:30am (sorry, but RCM website is not updated yet, times and description are incorrect. Above is correct.)

Register here — @ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:@ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:@ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:@[NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:]]]] — by Sept 1 and receive a FREE CD at the first class!!!
— Drumming (all instruments supplied):

The traditions of Samba Enredo, and Samba de Raiz, taught by percussionist Alan Hetherington:

Study instruments of the modern day Bateria Percussion Ensemble, samba enredo and samba de raiz styles, including pandeiro, surdo, caixa, tamborim, rebolo, tantam, repique, cuica, cavaquinho, chocalho and others…

— A comprehensive study of traditional techniques, and hands-on instruction, correct terminology and practice, from Alan's experience performing in the Escola's de Samba of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

— ‘Learn how to learn’ anything musical with a proven method of ear training and practice from the streets of Brazil!

— Valuable tools for ALL music enthusiasts of any style, beginners to professionals.

Improve your aural and oral musical skills, musical memory, sense of rhythm, and ensemble playing, while exploring the fascinating musical paradigm of a rich and extensive South American culture.

Two Levels of Instrumental Instruction beginning Sept. 13…

Samba Level 1: 10:30 am -11:30am — beginners, and those wishing to perfect techniques on new instruments, standard repertoire, correct terminology.

$300 for 14 classes (Payment plan of $75/month available) Register for Level 1 Samba

Samba Level 2: 12pm-1:30pm — advanced techniques and more complex repertoire. Batucada and Pagode styles and repertoire. Train for the performance ensemble.

$300 for 14 classes (Payment plan of $75/month available) Register for Level 2 Samba

Register here — @ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:@ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:@ [NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:@[NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vYml0Lmx5LzF2YWZJb3U6Og==:]]]] — by Sept. 1 and receive a FREE CD at the first class!!!
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