Are you interested in learning fundamental drum patterns and gaining a deeper understanding of the relationship between African culture and North American culture?
Join us in this Afro-Brazilian Drum Experience while meeting new friends.
This workshop provides a unique study of popular music genres using a combination of African and Brazilian (which has deep roots in West African music) dance, drum, song, and communication. Students explore the influences of African drumming with our modern popular music and culture of the last century.
Beginners are welcome and drums will be provided without charge.
Please register your ticket:
May 7, 2020 Workshop:
June 20, 2020 Workshop:
Please direct additional ideas and questions to drummingworkshop@CanadaDayDrumming.com
What to expect & experience?
Watch the video on the right and join us in the upcoming workshops.
Milton Randall began playing drums for socials and weddings at 13 years old. He received a B. Mus. Ed. from the University of Texas at El Paso (1985) and a n M. Ed. (Music) from the University of North Texas in 1995.
Between degrees, Milton performed with the Winnipeg Symphony and numerous jazz and pop music venues and taught in St. Boniface School District in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 1995, Milton studied with master drummer Godwin Agbeli in his home village of Kopeyia in Ghana on a scholarship from the University of North Texas.
He completed his Ph.D. coursework at The University of British Columbia but put his graduate studies on hold in order to perform and give hand with drumming workshops in schools and public venues. From 2001 to 2014, Milton taught workshops in over 900 schools in British Columbia, Alberta, USA, Hong Kong and has introduced over 220,000 students to hand drumming.