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Brazil - Samba workshop

8 August 2011

Samba workshops give students a taste of one of the best known forms of Afro Brazilian music.
 
What we in Europe call samba or samba music includes several different forms of music including samba‚ samba reggae‚ afro bloc‚ maracatum, baio and others. In Brazil‚ ‘samba’ refers to the carnival music closely associated with Rio and, to a lesser extent, Sao Paulo.
 
These are hands-on workshops, so to make sure everyone is able to participate, groups are limited to a maximum of 20 students. The workshop will last for approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and we would aim to provide four workshops per booking. You can request longer sessions but we do not offer shorter sessions.
 
The samba drums are very noisy. They are also quite large and so are not suitable for Foundation/KS1 children. Due to the size of the instruments and the number of children involved a school hall or drama studio must be provided.
 
Classroom teachers must stay with the group during the session.
 

Cost

£225 for a whole day / £120 for half a day (09.30am –12pm and 1230pm –3pm). There is a maximum of 20 students per workshop.
 
If two or more workshops are booked a 10% discount will be applied as long as all workshops take place in the same term.