Academy

Africaribe Academy  is the organization’s music and dance school. Classes are given in 8 weeks sessions. All classes are 60 minutes in length. Throughout the years we have four quarters: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.  All classes include a short history lesson.

WINTER 2017 SESSION

 Bomba and Plena at AfriCaribe’s Music and Dance Academy! All classes begin with short historical information related to Bomba, Plena, and Puerto Rico. Classes range from adult and children’s beginner’s and intermediate Bomba dance and drumming to advance Bomba dance and Plena dance and drumming!

Monday evenings:
1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20
o 6:00 – Children Bomba Yuba dance and drum class (Beginners)
o 7:00 – Adult drum class (Intermediate)
o 7:00 – Adult dance class (Beginners)
o 8:00 – Adult drum class (Beginners)
o 8:00 – Adult dance class (Intermediate)

Saturday Mornings/noon:
1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
o 9:00 – Advance Bomba dance
o 9:00 – Adult Drum Class (Beginners)
o 10:00 – Adult drum class (Intermediate)
o 10:00 – Adult dance class (Beginners)
o 11:00 – Adult dance class (Intermediate)
o 11:00 – Cua and Maraca Rhythms (Beginners)
o 12:00 – Children Bomba Sica dance class (Beginners)
o 12:00 – Plena Drumming
o 1:00 – Bomba Song Class

Recital date: 3/25/17

Class Curriculum:

Children Classes:(age 6 to 11)

Drumming:

1st quarter: Bomba Sica

2nd quarter: Bomba Yuba

3rd quarter: Review of Bomba Sica and Yuba, Intermediate drumming techniques

Dance:

1st quarter: Bomba Sica

2nd quarter: Bomba Yuba

3rd quarter: Review of Bomba Sica and Yuba, Intermediate dancing techniques

Adult Classes: (12 and up)

Drumming:

1st quarter: Bomba Sica and Yuba

2nd quarter: Bomba Cuembe and Holande

3rd quarter: Advance drumming techniques

Dance:

1st quarter: Bomba Sica and Yuba

2nd quarter: Bomba Cuembe and Holande

3rd quarter: Advance dancing techniques

Registration:

Student need to register during registration period. Classes must be paid in advance.