For 6-8 year olds

Discovering the balafon

Activity led by Adama Daou

A 16-reed xylophone, the pentatonic balafon is an instrument of Malian and Burkinabe cultures. At the Centre des musiciens, this instrument is taught by Adama Daou, accomplished musician, teacher and great improviser. A great opportunity to experience an instrument that is both melodic and rhythmic while discovering an ancestral tradition. For this course, the instruments are provided.

Un centre located on the Plateau Mont-Royal

Classes take place at the Centre des musiciens du monde, in the presbytery of the Saint-Enfant-Jésus Church, in the heart of Mile-End, in the Plateau Mont-Royal district, near Outremont and Rosemont.


Age: 6 to 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Location: Music Hall – Centre des musiciens du monde

Schedule: Winter : Saturday | March 5 to April 2| 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm

Spring : Saturday | April 9 to May 21 | 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm (no class on April 16)

5 children maximum per workshop



To register your child, please complete the registration form below.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 514 397-9226.