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Coming up: JUST FOR CONGAS, 13-15 Dec 2019 ~ RODA DE SAMBA, 6-9 Feb 2020 ~ ROOTS OF CUBA, Group 9 Module 2, 4-8 March 2020


JUST FOR CONGAS
13th – 15th December 2019
Just for Congas










A weekend residential workshop for intermediate and advanced levels focusing entirely on congas.

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.

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RODA DE SAMBA
6th – 9th February 2020
Pagode Studies

A NEW course focusing on the unmistakable and beautiful sound of Brazil’s rodas de samba. We will also learn material from Rio’s new style of blocos which play in the roda de samba set up.



Instruments covered on this course will include Repique de mão, Reco Reco, Pandeiro, Tantan, Conga, Surdo & Cavaquinho.

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NEW COURSEROOTS OF CUBAGROUP 9
Module 2 dates: 8th – 8th March 2020

Roots of Cuba










This course of 6 modules will provide you with a solid grounding in a wide range of percussion instruments and rhythms from Cuba. Click here for more details


Are you looking to improve your percussion skills?…..

No matter if you are a beginner, have some experience or are an advanced player.

We are passionate to help you to move on to the next level.

We offer courses and e-learning resources that can make a real difference to your playing..

Read some testimonies from past students

“Very impressed with Raz’s teaching skills, particularly his attention to detail with each group. I felt he spent enough time with each individual section. Also, his manner was very pleasant and it felt very relaxed – despite learning some new and more complex rhythms he made it seem quite easy somehow.” Sambadoc, Pembroke

Quick Links to OVM courses in 2019

Have a look at the list below to see if there’s a
study opportunity for your level coming up soon.






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You’ll receive 7 Percussion Pads* as a little ‘Thank You’


* written by Ravin (Raz) Jayasuriya, they include useful tips, notation and sound samples. Great for anyone interested in percussion.