Ring in 2014 with EEDS Music and Dance Classes!

2014 is almost here – and it’s time to gear up for a new session of Evanston Escola de Samba percussion and dance classes! Information about cost and registration policies will be up shortly – but for now – be sure to keep these dates in mind.
If you have any questions, please email us: evanstonsamba@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you in class!
Percussion Classes
Advanced Bateria (10 weeks)
Wednesdays, January 8th to March 12th
7 – 8:20 pm
Location: McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove Street, Evanston, Skydeck Room, 2nd Floor.

Class Description: 
Join Evanston Escola de Samba as we prepare for our Carnaval Performance in March. You will learn the fundamentals of Rio Style Batucada, 2 samba de enredos, and a unique samba reggae arrangement that will culminate with two mandatory performance opportunities. All levels of enthusiasts are encouraged to attend. If you have not previously participated in an EEDS advanced bateria class, simply contact Reed Flygt (reedflygt@gmail.com) to discuss your level of experience. The final decision is up to the bateria director.

Children’s Bateria (7 weeks)
Wednesdays, January 22nd to March 12th
6- 6:50 pm
Location: McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove Street, Evanston, Skydeck Room, 2nd Floor.


Class Description:

Join Evanston Escola de Samba in a fun and enriching children’s class where we make music and learn about the different instruments of the bateria. The children’s group is open to all children 6 years and up, simply contact Reed Flygt (reedflygt@gmail.com). Parents are encouraged to register as well. The children’s bateria is also composed of current EEDS members.

Dance Classes
We are thrilled to offer two exciting dance class offerings in the spring. Stay tuned for further information (rates, registrations) and class descriptions, but please keep these dates in mind:
Three workshop mini-session with Dill Costa
Wednesdays, January 8, 15, and 22.
6- 7:00 pm
Location: McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove Street, Evanston, Skydeck Room, 2nd floor.
Introduction to Samba Dance with Ariel Barbick
January 29-March 12 (7 weeks, time and location TBD).
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