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Brazilian Percussion Workshop -£15

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pandeiro Workshops and MasterClasses
with Milena Sa

The Brazilian Pandeiro workshop will give you the opportunity to learn and explore this incredible instrument, one of the most versatile hand drums in the world. The Pandeiro is one of the most popular drums in Brazil. It is a versatile instrument and is used in many musical Brazilian styles, such as samba, choro, maracatu, capoeira, frevo, coco, baião, ciranda and  funk. Making it one of the most amazing drums in the Brazilian percussive universe. It is held in one hand, and struck by the other hand to produce the sound. Typical pandeiro patterns are played by alternating the thumb, fingertips, heel, and palm of the hand, the Pandeiro can also be rubbed or shaken to produce different sounds. The workshop is open to all and we will cover the main Brazilian rhythms. We are also going to work on instrumental technique.

Music Tutor
Milena Sá is a highly trained percussionist who devises and leads outstanding and inclusive Brazilian percussion workshops in Paris, Lisbon, Berlin, Barcelona, London and many other UK cities.
In Liverpool, Milena teaches Pandeiro and has established body percussion workshop for primary school groups. Alongside these projects Milena is working in conjunction with Juba de Leão in Manchester, who run Brazilian carnival music and dance training and provide leadership training skills for young adults. From this work Milena is developing The Little Pandeiro Orchestra in UK.
Past Percussion projects
September 2018 – Juba de Leão – leading pandeiro workshops, devising performance piece for Juba 10 year birthday celebration event.
August 2018, Tribe of Doris Festival, UK – devising and leading workshops


June 15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm