CALLE BOMBA INTENSIVE BOMBA DRUMMING WORKSHOP | Henry Heymann Theatre | World, Other Stuff | Pittsburgh City Paper

World, Other Stuff


When: Sat., Nov. 18 2017

A five-hour percussion workshop on Afro-Puerto Rican bomba rhythms led by New York percussionist Preach Freedom. Participants will learn the buleador and subidor bomba drumming styles, with a focus on repique, a drumming style with which individual drummers reproduce an individual dancer’s moves—to establish a dialogue. There will be two breaks; food and drinks will be provided. BRING DRUMS IF YOU HAVE THEM. PRICES (for 5 hours of instruction and practice): $50 for pre-registered participants $60 at the door $25 for non-UPitt, college or high school students Free for Pitt students PAYMENT METHODS AT THE DOOR: Cash, or a Check

Price: $50 pre-registration; $60 at door; $25 for non-Pitt & high school students; Pitt students free

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