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Coming up: CUBAN CARNIVAL WEEKENDER, 16-19 April 2020 ~ ROOTS OF CUBA, Group 9 Module 3, 10-14 June 2020

This is to inform you that at the current time we are continuing to run our courses. We appreciate that the current COVID-19 outbreak is a cause of concern and we will follow Govt guidelines and make all necessary adjustments as recommended.

Our course venues at Wymondley Wood and Felden Lodge are not in a populated areas and are in fairly isolated locations. The venues have put in place additional precautions and health and hygiene systems to make sure that everyone
on site is as safe and secure as is possible.

However, we ask that you ensure, before attending our courses, you have met, in full, the requirements laid out by the relevant national government and health bodies in your area including Public Health England (or the relevant public health body in Wales, Scotland or your most appropriate national health body), and the Chief Medical Officer.

Dates: 16th – 19th April 2020

Cuban Carnival Weekender

A new intensive residential workshops drummers, horn players & singers, focusing entirely on Cuban carnival music, suitable for existing players to further their knowledge and skills under the guidance of three highly experienced tutors.

This workshop is suitable for players at intermediate level and above.

Click here for more details

Module 3 dates: 10th – 14th June 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 coming up

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.