Just for Congas 2018

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Dates: 7th – 9th December 2018
Just for Congas


Course type: Residential

Hours of study: 12

Tutor:
Ravin ‘Raz’ Jayasuriya


Workshop details
A weekend residential workshop for intermediate and advanced levels.


Designed to move your playing on to the next level, this a great chance for you to develop your technical and musical skills and increase your knowledge of Brazilian and Cuban rhythms.


This intensive workshop focusses entirely on congas. It is suitable for experienced players and for those who have completed an OVM level 2 course or studied at a similar level.

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The aim of this workshop is to enrich your knowledge of conga drumming, become aware of the interplay between several congas & train physical stamina on the instruments.

The workshop will cover a broad range of topics from; warm up exercises and rudiments, exploring themes using voice substitution, developing co-ordination & independence, patterns for Cuban & Brazilian music in popular & modern styles, adapting Cuban & Brazilian folkloric rhythms for congas (including Bata rhythms) and tips for soloing…



Instruments
If you can, please bring a conga and a tumba. If you’d like to borrow instruments from OVM for the workshop please contact us to reserve them well in advance. Please bring ear-plugs.


Schedule
Arrive from 6 pm on Friday. The workshop ends at 1 pm on Sunday after which there’ll be lunch. Participants need to depart by 3 pm on Sunday. Full details will be sent on registration.


Venue
Thurso Ctr_collage
Thurso Centre, Felden Lodge, Felden Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 0BL

Note:
Sat Nav users please use the postcode HP3 0BB as this will bring you right to the front door of the venue.

Accommodation is based on shared rooms of 2, 3 or 4 people.

For directions click here


Costs & deadlines
Early Payment Rate is £170 and is available to the first ten people that register, and £195 thereafter. Booking deadline is 9/11/18.

Costs are inclusive of accommodation, food, tuition, scores & administration.

Note
The costs above are for payments received by bank transfer or cheque. Payments by Credit & Debit cards will incur an additional charge of 3.5%


Registration
Go to workshop registration page

Enquiries
Tel: 0843 289 9530
Mob: 07833 377 432
Email:courses@ovm.co.uk


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