Consecutive courses

„Circle Grooves“

To get to know effortlessly the world of drums and rhythms. In this course drumming together is in the foreground. At first we drum without certain stilistic specifications and we always join groove and beat in a new way. Though we develop gradually concrete rhythms and exciting rhythm-arrangements. A portion of Body-Percussion should not be missed. This course is a consecutive completion and continuation of the open DrumCircle.

Date: Every  Tuesday
Time: From 20 o‘clock
Instruments: Various percussion and drum instruments
Level: Beginners/ intermediates
Place: „groove – Zentrum für Percussion“ in Berlin-Kreuzberg

„Ritmos Latinos – A Gozar“

Caution! The course starts from winter 2014 in a new format.
Interested participants are welcome. Call for further information.

You will enjoy the pulsating Latin Rhythms which we learn in this new course and which we want to play especially with relish.
Afrocuban and Afrocaribbean Rhythms in traditional and modern arrangements are on our playing schedule. Salsa, Merengue, Bomba, Conga, Pilon are some examples of these rhythms.
We learn the necessary techniques on the typical instruments (Conga, Cajon, Timbales, Bongo, Güiro, etc.) and play the rhythms in simple and more complex structures with breaks and variations. Body Percussion and simple active plays and dance plays bring a lot of fun. In the foreground is making music together.

Date: to be announced
Time: to be announced
Instruments: Congas, Bongos, Timbales and other typical instruments of this genres
Level: Intermediates, advanced
Place: „groove – Zentrum für Percussion“ in Berlin-Kreuzberg


The following apply to all courses:

Trial lessons and a later beginning are always possible on appointment.
During school holidays in Berlin we do not offer classes.

"I like to drum different music styles as well as I have fun while playing duets and snare compositions. I’m really happy that after a certain time you have got a good sense of rhythm. Furthermore the drums have got a crazily calming effect on me due to the different sounds."