Semester 1: Drumming Classes
African drum class 10-11 am
Snair, bass drum class 11-12 am
The 17-week semester begins on September 2 and continues through December 16, 2023. Classes are open to young people 5-16 years of age, of all levels of experience. At the end of the session, students will perform in the 2023 Kwanzaa festival on Tuesday, December 26.
No classes will be taught Saturday September 9 or Saurday November 25.
10% discount for students that participate in both classes.
Djembe drums, drum sticks and drumming pads are provided.
Students receive a small snack after each class.
A limited number of scholarships are available for families earning less than $30,000 per year. Please send proof of income to firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarships are offered on a first come first served basis.
Growing up in Charlottesville, VA, Oluko Buster has been playing drums since a young child. He played in the Burley High School band and at one time, with 88 Keys. In the 1960s, he was a member of the popular band The Clefs. He brings to his teaching a love of young people and a long career as a performer.