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Courses coming soon: Bata y Rumba XI, 17-21 Oct 2018 ~ Just for Congas, 7-9 Dec 2018

BATA Y RUMBA XI, 17 – 21 October 2018


This year we have the eleventh in a series of intensive residential workshops for existing players to further their knowledge and skills in Cuban Bata drumming and Rumba under the guidance of three highly experienced tutors, Ravin Jayasuriya, David Pattman & Vicky Jassey. More details here

JUST FOR CONGAS, 7 – 9 December 2018 Roots of Cuba

An intensive weekend course for players already at an intermediate / advanced level. We’ll cover exercise for your technical development and learn patterns for 2, 3 & 4 drums, with a focus on Brazilian & Cuban rhythms.

More details here

Are you looking to improve your percussion skills?…..

No matter if you are a beginner, have some experience or are an advanced player.

We are passionate to help you to move on to the next level.

We offer courses and e-learning resources that can make a real difference to your playing..

Read some testimonies from past students

“Very impressed with Raz’s teaching skills, particularly his attention to detail with each group. I felt he spent enough time with each individual section. Also, his manner was very pleasant and it felt very relaxed – despite learning some new and more complex rhythms he made it seem quite easy somehow.” Sambadoc, Pembroke

Quick Links to OVM courses in 2018

Have a look at the list below to see if there’s a
study opportunity for your level coming up soon.

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You’ll receive 7 Percussion Pads* as a little ‘Thank You’

* written by Ravin (Raz) Jayasuriya, they include useful tips, notation and sound samples. Great for anyone interested in percussion.