WORKSHOPS

 

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CLASSES

AFRICAN & SAMBA BEATS CLASSES

BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

FACE TO FACE AND  ON-LINE 

NEXT INTAKE FOR ENROLLMENTS ARE OPEN NOW. 

EARLY BIRD PRICES ENDS 14 DAYS BEFORE START DATE 

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR PRICING.

 

Bookings now open.

info@beatfactormusic.com

Mobile: +61 411 028 077

 

ATTENTION BEATFACTOR MUSIC STUDENTS!

WE’RE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ‘FACE TO FACE’   RESUME    FROM THURSDAY 3 FEB 2022, WHILE OUR ONLINE CLASSES WILL RESUME FROM TUESDAY 8 FEB.

Where: Saltwater Community Centre, Point Cook.

5 week course starts from 3 Feb

CONTACT US FOR PRICING:

Thursdays 7.30pm – 8.30pm

The 5 week course is ideal for those with have some or limited experience in African drumming and stick drumming and who want to try out or refine their skills and technique in their drumming.

See more details below;

It’s a great way to meet like minded people and make some music together.

Learn the basics of African and Samba drumming in a safe, fun and creative environment.

Beat Factor Drum Group have implemented extra health precautions and changes along with Saltwater Community Centre. For a complete guide to our student policy, please visit the link:

ONLINE CLASSES STILL AVAILABLE FROM  TUESDAY 08 FEBRUARY

On-line zoom classes available for those interested, contact us for more details.

DRUMMING FOR ADULTS

AFRICAN & SAMBA DRUMMING

RETURNS FROM FEBRUARY -03-2022

Where: Saltwater Community Centre, Point Cook.

Classes focuses on:

  1. Developing on tones and slaps technique on the Djembe drum
  2. Developing a strong groove and stamina for extended play
  3. Exploring other African percussion, Dun Duns, (Big Low Drums), Gankogui (Bell) & Axsatse (Shakers)
  4. Rhythmic relationships between Djembe and other African percussion instruments.
  5. Working on more complex ensemble pieces
  6. Developing solo ideas and free improvisation skills
  7. Holding a steady tempo in a supporting role and as a soloist.
  8. Developing on Ensemble skills & working as a team
  9. Creating a sense of well-being and creativeness

Drum classes:

  • Online-Tuesdays: 7.30 pm -8.15 pm (Melbourne Time zone)

    Saltwater Community Centre-Thursdays 7.30 -8.30 pm

 

 

  • COMMUNITY DRUMMING CLASSES

    RETURNS FROM FEBRUARY-03-2022

    5  WEEK SHORT COURSE 

  • Where: Saltwater Community Centre, Point Cook.

  • Earlybird Registration: Adult $150
    Standard Price: Adult $160 
    Casual Class: $35
    Earlybird Registration closes 14  days prior to workshop start date

    Bookings required: info@beatfactormusic.com

 

 

 

MORE COMMUNITY DRUMMING CLASSES- BELOW

NEW ADULT BEGINNER DRUMMING CLASSES IN 2022

 

RETURNS FOR MONTHLY SESSIONS IN 2022

POINT COOK COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE

MURNONG ROAD, POINT COOK TOWN CENTRE.

2022- Session Dates – Term 1:

Session 1: 25/02/22
Session 2: 25/03/22 

7.30pm to 8.30pm

BYO DRUM OR $10 DRUM HIRE PER PERSON 

NEXT INTAKE FOR ENROLLMENTS ARE OPEN NOW. 

 

Email: info@beatfactormusic.com

Mobile: + 61 411 028 077

 

A beginner class for people who have never taken a drum class or drummers who would like to refine their skills and technique.

African & Samba Drumming for Beginners runs  in monthly sessions, on Fridays, 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm (Melbourne Timezone).

Session 1: 25/02/22

Session 2: 25/03/22 

 

Drumming up a storm

 

The Beginner  class  is ideal for those with limited or no experience in African drumming/hand drumming who want try out their drumming skills.

Learn the basics of African and Samba drumming in a safe, fun and creative environment.

  • Increase your muscle memory, flexibility, and overall energy

  • Learn new skills and be challenged

  • Improve your coordination and movement while drumming to awesome music

  • Discover your inner rhythm and creativity

  • Enhance your mental strength and focus

  • Our online classes are recorded and are available for 7 days as a catch-up class.

  • Meet new people and make friends
  • Great drum workout
  • Lots of fun and laughs
  • Great for your well-being and connecting with others 

More info:

BYO DRUMS OR DRUM HIRE FOR $10

Beginner Course focuses on:

  1. Learning basic technique on the African & Brazilian percussion
  2. Developing a strong groove, feel and control
  3. Developing on timing and listening skills
  4. Developing on Ensemble skills & working as a team
  5. Creating a sense of well-being and having fun

 

Bookings required: info@beatfactormusic.com

To Register and Pay by PayPal, go to Eventbrite Events.

Rod Pilois

Rod Pilois is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and music educator. Rod has played with a number of artists from various musical styles and background, from Rock, Jazz, Latin, Reggae & Ska. Projects have been from independent bands to commercial outfits and has performed with other musicians and artists overseas.

Brought up in Melbourne from an early age, his drumming experience began in Primary School, where he played in the drum corps, marching the students to their classrooms every morning.

Rod later attended the prestigious, College of the Arts, Melbourne, where he completed his Bachelor of Music Performance Degree. He later attended Monash University, where he obtained his Graduate Diploma of Education. Since then Rod has worked for the Education department for the last 20 years teaching Drums, Bass, guitar and running percussion ensembles and rock bands in schools. Since obtaining his Masters Degree in Music Technology from University of Newcastle, Rod has trained students in Certificate III music in music performance, song-writing, electronic compositions and music business.

Out of his passion for drumming and teaching, he started a community drumming group (Beat Factor Drum Group) in the West where his students have performed at various multicultural arts Festivals and Pop Up Parks performing African and Latin drumming. Rod has also performed at past major events, such as Australian Grand Prix, Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, AFL Grand Final Parade, Moomba Parade and at various corporate events in Melbourne.

Bookings now open.

info@beatfactormusic.com

Mobile: +61 411 028 077

Outdoors workshop in the Park

Our beginners class is family friendly

 $5-10 drum hire

info@beatfactormusic.com

Mobile: +61 411 028 077

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