Classes & Partnerships
Class with Namory Keita is a wonderful opportunity to study Djembe & the traditional full ensemble of the Doundoun family, straight from the village of Sangbaralla, Guinea, West Africa. Namory’s infectious joy for playing and teaching will inspire you! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, you are sure to have a great learning experience!
Please make sure to contact the venues below for more details if you are curious about anything not listed here. During the winter months Namory may be back home charging up in Guinea, leaving class with one of his very capable students.
Namory’s classes are $15 pr class / $13 pr class for purchase of 4 ($52) or more. His Portland class is now welcoming new students at half price for their first class ($7.50!!).
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Intermediate/Advanced Workshop April 4th, 2020 CLICK HERE!
(note that we are keeping this to a small gathering where personal spacing can be practiced so registration highly encouraged)
Join us! Its wicked fun.
The Dance Hall - Closed until mid to late April - pls check back-we WILL resume!
7 Walker St, Kittery, ME 03904
Drum Class - FaceBook class TODAY March 19, 2020 - see www.seacoastwestafricandanceanddrum.com
Thursdays - All levels
Drum starts at 5:30-6:30 PM / $15 pr class Possible online options coming!
Note: Ult Mundane & advanced students teach this class when Namory is touring. This always offers a treat and opportunity to garner tips from those that come before you - as they have learned to learn from the masters!
Liz Fowler's Beginning West African dance class follows at 6:45 to 8:15 PM, giving students an opportunity to play for class with Namory.
Liz's class offers an opportunity to play Doun Douns AND dance - a contemporary form of West African dance and drum fun! See Seny's video below!
Liz, Namory and the dancers and drummers from Seacoast West African Dance and Drum, are available for your workshops, classes, performances, and residencies. Contact them for more information: (603) 969-5264
Namory Keita plays for this class along with his advanced students. Join the fun!
Portland New Church
302 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04101
Private dance lessons available. Contact Marita for details and check out the site at www.EmbodyTheRhythm.com
Marita and Namory have created New Moon Ensemble to bring West African dance and drum to the stage, schools, universities, events and ceremonies.