Drum Workshop with Sayon Camara - March 1st, 2nd & 3rd 2019

Please Note: This workshop has been moved to the Resounding Rhythms Studio at 476 Old Bath Road, Wiscasset, ME.

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2019 is here and we hope you all had a lovely holiday season! It won't be long before we will be welcoming back djembefola extraordinaire, Sayon Camara.

Sayon loves sharing the music from his homeland and we feel fortunate to have him coming to Maine so soon just after returning from his village home in Guinea, West Africa. Sayon will teach the song, djembe accompaniment, djembe solo lines and dunun parts for several West African pieces of music. This will be a great workshop and we very much hope to see you, so be sure to sign up early!


sayon 2018 2All days, Sayon will teach full rhythms, including songs, on both djembe and dunun. Be prepared with your audio recording devices and to take notes!

All playing, dancing and experience levels, from beginner through advanced, are welcome to these workshops.

The classes are taught in the large, bright music room of the Woolwich Central School in Woolwich, Maine.

Register below, or by phone: 207-464-0004.


When: Friday, March 1st, 6pm-8pm; Saturday, March 2nd, 12 noon-4pm; Sunday, March 3rd, 12 noon-3pm

Where: The Resounding Rhythms Studio at 476 Old Bath Road, Wiscasset, ME.

What to bring: your djembe, recording device, notebook, water.

We will have dunun to play, however, if you happen to have dunun that you’d like to bring, they are always appreciated.

There will be a 5-minute break on Friday night, a longer break on Saturday, and a shorter, snack/stretch break on Sunday. You are welcome to bring a brown bag snack/lunch and beverage on Saturday, and a snack and beverage on Sunday.


Early Bird Pricing Through February 15, 2019

Friday, March 1st, 6pm to 8pm, Drum Workshop
Early Bird Special Through February 15th: $35
Regular Price after February 15th: $40
At the Door: $45

Saturday, March 2nd, 12 noon to 4pm, Drum Workshop
Early Bird Special Through February 15th: $65
Regular Price after February 15th: $75
At the Door: $85

Sunday, March 3rd, 12 noon to 3pm, Drum Workshop
Early Bird Special Through February 15th - drumming: $45
Regular Price after February 15th - drumming: $50
At the Door drumming: $55


March 1st & 2nd, 2019, Fri & Sat Drumming Workshops Only
Early Bird Special Through February 15th: $90
Regular Price: $105

Friday-Sunday, March 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2019: 3 Drum Workshops 
Early Bird Through February 15th: $130
Regular: $150


Sayon is a West African drumming master with the rare gifts of kindness, emotional warmth, and clarity-of-purpose. He lovingly shares the rich culture of the drum and the music and song from the Sankaran region of Guinea. With an amazing 14 year apprenticeship to world-renowned Famoudou Konate, during which Sayon was a member of Famoudou’s Hamana Foli Kan ensemble along with Billy Konate, Nansady Keita, and others, Sayon is honored to think of Famoudou as his drum father. Sayon's impeccable sense of musical time, his mastery of Guinean melody on dunun, and his sound on the djembe that is as clear as a bell, make him an excellent teacher for advanced and beginning students alike.

For more info on Sayon, please visit: http://www.sayoncamaradrumming.com

Register directly below, or by phone: 207-464-0004.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Event Properties

Event date 03/01/2019
Event End Date 03/03/2019
Location Resounding Rhythms Studio
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