Shekere with Sam Holmstock
In this 10-session class, learn to build and play an Afro-Cuban shekere. Pronunciation: SHAY-kuh-ray. The Shekere is a percussion instrument of West African origin consisting of a hollow gourd covered with a loose netting on which beads, shells, or seeds are strung. The class will focus on the construction of the beaded skirt and playing the instrument after the skirt is finished. All materials will be provided including the gourd, beads, string and top rope.
Tuesday evenings September 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 13, 20, 27, November 10, 17, 24
7:00-9:00 in the Art Studio
**$50 materials charge to be paid during registration.