The new session begins on April 23, 2019!
By Adama Daou
A 16-blade xylophone, the pentatonic balafon is an emblematic instrument of Malian and Burkinabe cultures. At the Center des musicians du monde, this instrument is taught by Adama Daou, an accomplished musician, teacher and great improviser. Students will be introduced to traditional repertoires and the art of improvising based on notions studied in class.
Class Content & Objectives
- Oral learning and musical ear development
- Basic repertoire of the instrument
- Basic & Advanced Balafon Techniques
- Coordination with both hands
- Improvisational notions
- General understanding of Malian & Burkinabese cultures
- Session of 7 classes: 105$
- Registration fees: 20$ (once)
- Rental of a balafon : 35$/session
Information & Registration
- (514) 397-9226 or email
- At the Centre