Workshops & Education
We’ve done a lot of educational work, in schools, with adult and community groups, and also delivering workshops as part of festival programmes.
Some of the workshops we offer are:
* Samba dance
* Learning a Brazilian song and dance to perform
* Multicultural – Songs from around the world including songs in Spanish/French/ Portugese/ Swahili
* European songs and dances
* Spanish Flamenco dance with live guitar
* Cuban rhythms
We also offer ‘World Music Participatory Performances’: Presenting many instruments and styles from all over the world.
Styles include Cuban, Cajun, West African drum pieces and songs, Carnival songs, samba and salsa, Eastern European, Bluegrass music, Middle Eastern and island sounds.
Instruments include guitar, saxophone, flute, clarinet, banjo, the Cuban traditional guitar (tres), accordion, ukulele, djembe and samba drums and percussion of all descriptions.
Participation (e.g. clapping and singing) and questions/answers are usual and encouraged.