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Category Archives: Training
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 hundreds of percussion workshops every year, the slow down in the Summer goes on a little too long! This week, we started back in Marino College, with the drumming… Read More
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 is necessary. Best of all it’s FREE, but we would ask that you book in advance, either on 087-2363813 or email@example.com… Read More
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, to deliver a series of 24 workshops with some of the younger children there – we have had some great successes in George’s Hill, and it is very much… Read More
We are delighted to announce our next Samba Percussion Evening Course, which will run for 8 weeks from mid October. Dates to be announced very soon!
The course is for adults, and sessions will take place from 6.30pm-8.00pm each night. All instruments are provided, and the sessions will be led by MaSamba’s key Musical Directors.
All the material we are covering is from MaSamba’s current set, wich will facilitate students… Read More
Inservice Summer Courses for Primary Teachers 2012
(featuring MaSamba’s tutors)
Dates: 2-6 July 2012, Visual Arts also running 9-16 July
Fee: €99 incl. refreshments
Applications close: 20 June 2012
Online course applications close 24 August 2012… Read More
SMEI stands for the Society of Music Education in Ireland just held an excellent conference this weekend in Cork, which brought together a whole raft of people involved in lots of different form of music education from all over.
As always, these events throw us a lot of really interesting topics and ideas, and the quality of the presentations was outstanding. It was one of those ‘lightbulb over the… Read More
We are delighted to announce our next Samba Percussion Evening Course, which will run for 8 weeks from Tuesday, September 20th.
The course is for adults, and sessions will take place from 6.30pm-8.30pm each night. All instruments are provided, and the sessions will be led by MaSamba’s key Musical Directors.
All the material we are covering is from MaSamba’s current set, wich will facilitate students to easily integrate
This weekend, we are looking forward to another visit from our good friend and mentor, Dudu Tucci to Dublin, volcanic clouds permitting!
Dudu’s main task on this trip is to work with our youth wing, MaSamba do Mananha, on a project which incorporates testing their understanding of musical notation, specifically percussion notation, and using it to develop new music. The group has already done some great work with… Read More
We are delighted to announce that Dudu Tucci will be re-visiting our shores at the end of May, to complete a very interesting project with our youth wing. Last year, we were lucky enough to receive a grant under the Young Ensembles Scheme, organised by the Arts Council, whereby, we could work to improve technical skills within the group, such as reading, rudiments, etc.
The second part of the… Read More
If you have an interest in making music as part of a team/group, and enjoy the spirit of samba, then we have just the thing for you!
Our new 8 week Samba Drumming Course begins on Tuesday, 14th September 2010, and will offer participants a hands-on opportunity to play some of the most popular carnival rhythms from Brasil.
A special free introductory session will take place on Tuesday… Read More