Gyil Melodies: Yilla & Guola with Karin Rau (Co-ed)

Gyil Melodies: Yilla & Guola with Artist in Residence Karin Rau. Let the melodic sound of buzzing gourds fill your ears as you learn two gyil xylophone songs from the Dagara people of Ghana and Burkina Faso. This class will break down the syncopated movements between the hands into doable segments. The quɔr (gourd drum) and dance movements will be added at the end in a culminating Yilla & Guola celebration! 

Pre-registration is strongly recommended so that there are enough instruments for all participants.

Date: June 23, 2018, Saturday, 12pm-2pm

Cost: $35.00 per participant / per class session

Location: Women’s Drum Center
Parking on street. Please enter side door on Hampden Av. (ring WDC bell).

To Register:

  • Register by email to reserve your place with your name and phone/cell number (in case of event changes): Pay by cash or check at the event.
  • Preregistration is required at least 2 days in advance.

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  • Register for your WDC event to reserve your place.
  • Use the “Buy Classes” section of the WDC site to pay for your event.
  • For classes of $15 or less, there is a 2-3 class minimum for online purchases.

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