The Evanston Escola de Samba is a community samba school, open to anyone who wishes to join. Our bateria and dance groups are made up of long-time musicians and novices, families and individuals, old and young, all coming together to enjoy samba! You can become a part of EEDS by joining one of our classes.CarnavalBateriaLT

 Class Schedule


Dates: Every Wednesday (unless otherwise noted)  **class will not be around major holidays and we take a break in August.
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4048 W Armitage, Chicago
Instructor: Reed Flygt
Description: The Evanston Escola de Samba begins its residency at the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center! Students will learn Rio-style percussion techniques and patterns in preparation for our major Carnaval show in April. Every week is a drop in – so join us as often as you can. Instruments will be provided! All levels welcome!  Class recordings are on soundcloud!!  HAPPY PRACTICING!
If you have any questions contact Reed Flygt (
$12 per class. OR buy 10 classes for $100 and get a class card that will be marked for each class you take. Pay by cash, check or by credit card on our Paypal Donation Page. If you buy a class card, you will receive it on the first day of class.