Saturday, March 31, 2012

Baobab Tree Drumming Classes Start This Week

One of the hidden gems of our neighbourhood is Baobab Tree. If you don't exactly know who or what Baobab Tree Drumming is all about, you should know that:
  • they are located in "the Tree House" right her in our neighbourhood on Picadilly Avenue, near St. Francois D'Assis school
  • they provided west african drumming instruction to children and adults
  • they regularly travel to west africa where they find their inspiration
  • their students and instructors are incredibly talented
  • you can see performances at the Treehouse, at the NAC, at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield and other locales (just check their website at
  • they provide your children with both musical and international awareness
  • their music has GREAT rhythm!
Registration is now open for their spring classes which start the first week in April.  The classes are:

  • Roots Ages 7-10 years, Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:15 pm, April 3 - May 22
  • Roots Ages 11-13 years, Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm, April 4 - May 23
There is also a Family Workshops for all ages coming up on Saturday, April 28.  These are great if you just want to see what it's all about before registering for a class.