EEDS’ Next Class Session Begins April 2 – Register Now!

Join EEDS for our next slate of percussion classes, for children and adults. This is the opportunity for beginners to get started in the EEDS Bateria, or for experienced members to hone their skills. See you all there!


Photo by Heather Marie.

Register here!
Dates: Wednesdays, April 2 to April 30
Time: 7 – 8:20 pm
Location: McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove Street, Skydeck South Room, 2nd Floor, Evanston
Instructor: Reed Flygt
Cost: $85 per person; $50 for students with ID; $75 per additional family member
Description:  In this class students will get an introduction to percussion instruments in a bateria group, and learn the basics of each instrument such as caixa, surdo, tamborim and agogo. All levels of enthusiasts are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions simply contact Reed Flygt (

CHILDREN’S BATERIA (5 weeks) – Register here!
Dates: Wednesdays, April 2 to April 30
Time: 6 – 6:50 pm
Location: McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove Street, Skydeck South Room, 2nd Floor, Evanston
Instructor: Reed Flygt
Cost: $75 per person
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 ( Parents are encouraged to register as well. The children’s bateria is also composed of current EEDS members.