African Drumming

A Marvellous Music Workshop

Year 5 students enjoyed a music session with a difference today as they got to grips with learning how to play the African (Djembe) drums.

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They welcomed specialist, Mr Ian Bamford into school who taught them about the history of the Djembe drum before demonstrating exactly how to play this interesting instrument.

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At the end of the workshop, students managed to perform pieces using a variety of different rhythm patterns.

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You can hear some of the drumming sessions in the links below