CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department offers a class in West African drumming from 7 to 9 p.m. July 18 in Room A241 at the college, 8900 Route 14.
Music and culture combine as participants learn techniques and rhythms of the West African Drum Orchestra and have fun creating upbeat music in community together.
No experience is necessary. The instructor will bring drums for the students to play during class, including Djembe and Dunun drums from Guinea, West Africa.
The cost is $30. Use course ID: NMN S16 007 when registering.
To register, call the MCC Registration Office at 815-455-8588. For information, call Tracy Berry at 815-455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at 815-455-8782.
– Northwest Herald