Category Archives: Community/Outreach

All the Drums, Returning Home….

It’s that time of the year again, as all the schools begin to wind down for the Summer holidays, and we begin to move all the sets of drums back to the rehearsal space, where they will be repaired, rested … Continue reading

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Beware the 12th of June!!!

On June 12th, 1840, a meteorite hit Uden in the Netherlands, narrowly missing a group of farm workers. For June 12th 2014, it feels like a huge meteorite is heading right for the Masamba rehearsal space, in the form of … Continue reading

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Jumping into June

The Summer is almost here, the kids are sitting their exams, the sun is out (sometimes), and Masamba is gearing up for a busy season! Tonight, the World Cup madness begins, with a special party in the Late Late Show … Continue reading

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Community Services Funding

We are delighted to announce that our funding under the Community Services Programme (CSP) has been extended until the end of 2016, guaranteeing us another 3 years of work in the community in Dublin. The CSP is a programme of … Continue reading

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Music Capital Scheme Success!

We were delighted to learn that we have been successful in being awarded a grant of €2,416.60 through the Music Capital Scheme! The Scheme, which is managed by Music Network on behalf of the Arts Council, is specifically designed to … Continue reading

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St. James’s National School, Basin Lane, Dublin 8

For a little over  year now, we have been working in a local school, which has just been re-named St. James’s National School, having been called Mater Dei NS in the past. The school is based in an area of … Continue reading

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Back to School

I’m sure lots of people, particularly teachers, are complaining that all the schools have re-commenced in the last couple of weeks, but not us – we’re delighted to be back into the thick of things! As an organisation that delivers … Continue reading

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Beginners’ Samba Course Begins Next Week.

Another school year starts, and with it, another opportunity to develop some samba skills, with our top drumming tutors. Each year deliver an eight-week basic foundation in samba drumming, covering most of the key instruments, and developing a number of … Continue reading

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FREE Samba Workshop today in the Liberties

This afternoon (Saturday 20th July)), we are providing a free samba workshop for adults as part of the Liberties Festival 2013. The session runs from 12pm – 2pm, or whenever we get too hot, all instruments are provided, and no experience … Continue reading

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A New Term Commences

With the Easter break but a fleeting memory, we are back in workshop mode in a big way! Last week, we began work on two new projects with old friends. Sarah has been invited back to George’s Hill National School, … Continue reading

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