Inspireworks Djembe Workshop

Inspireworks Djembe Workshop

The children in the Lower School were given an energetic introduction to African music this morning and everyone including teachers had an opportunity to play a djembe themselves. They heard how these drums are made from wood, goatskin and rope, and learnt about the three basic sounds that can be produced with a djembe - bass, tone, and slap - by striking the drum in various ways. At the end of each session the children had learnt to work as an ensemble, enthusiastically playing a traditional piece of music.