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April 2017

  • Mondays 4:30-5:45pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Chamber" intensive study group

  • Tuesdays 7:00-8:50pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Ensemble" Music 109

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Waukegan Park Visual Arts Center

    533 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL (watch for the signs - right next to the park with a revine)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Note - every 2nd week of the month the class will join the Wednesday group in Waukegan
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Saturday April TBD (Waukegan, IL)
    Rhythm Soak - an opportunity to really soak up a rhythm.

    Location to be announced
    $60 for each class day you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    This is for players who want to take it up a notch. You will be challenged!
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sundays April TBD 10:00am-12:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum Notation Class $30

    This is for currently registered students who would like to learn how to write out rhythms.
    No drums will be used for this class. You will need graph paper and pencil or erasable pen.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sunday April 2 2:00pm-3:00pm (Rolling Meadows, IL)
    Community Drum Circle with friends of St. Coletta School


  • Saturday April 29 1:00-4:00pm (Dixon, IL)
    Drum Workshop (click here for Facebook event)

    held at Blue Heron Crystals and Minerals
    Cost is $80 Call Donnette for Registration 815-284-6856 or email blueheroncrystals@gmail.com


    May 2017
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    May 2017

  • Mondays 4:30-5:45pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Chamber" intensive study group

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Waukegan Park Visual Arts Center

    533 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL (watch for the signs - right next to the park with a revine)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursday or Friday (Check date) 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum CLUB (ON GOING until June 8)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Tuesday, May 2 7:30pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College's Wassa! Wassa! West African Drumming Ensemble Concert

    Lake Forest College Campus Map
    Free Concert Open to the Public held in Calvin Durand Hall (aka Wood Lounge)
    Located on Middle Campus (east side of Building #22 on the Campus Map)


    June 2017
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    June 2017

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Waukegan Park Visual Arts Center

    533 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL (watch for the signs - right next to the park with a revine)
    Registration required as we sometimes play at various parks (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Note - every 2nd week of the month the class will join the Wednesday group in Waukegan
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursday or Friday (Check date) 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum CLUB (ON GOING until June 8)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Sundays June 18, 25, July 9 & 16 6:00pm-8:00pm (Rockford, IL)
    Special Drum Class Series for beginners + (all levels welcome)

    Womanspace Rockford

    Learn technique and rhythms on djembe and dunun drums
    3333 Maria Linden Drive
    Registration required (815)877-0118 or info@womanspace-rockford.org

  • Saturday, June 3 11:00am-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival
    Drum Circle - Everyone is welcome! (2:30pm start)

    Jack Benny Center for the Arts

    39 Jack Benny Drive, Waukegan, IL


  • Tuesday, June 20 10:00pm-11:30pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Summer Solstice Celebration Bonfire and Drum Circle
    Join the City of Waukegan and the Waukegan Park District Cultural Arts Department to welcome summer.
    The Summer Solstice for the Northern Hemisphere will begin at 11:24 pm on the night of June 20.
    Bring your drums or other instruments to join in and your chairs or blankets to be comfortable for this event.
    The Fire Department will manage our Bonfire for us.
    WELCOME ALL Dancers, Hoopers and Ribon Dancers.
    Click here to see the facebook event
    Held at Waukegan Municipal Beach (south end) 201 E. Sea Horse Drive, Waukegan, IL


    July 2017
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    July 2017

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Held at various parks - be sure to check in for location
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Fridays July 7, 14 & 21(4:00pm-5:30pm) (Grayslake, IL)
    Ballet Style Dunun (Bass drum class) with Fode Camara, guest teacher from Guinea.

    Location to be announced

    $30 for each class you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Saturday July TBD (Waukegan, IL)
    Rhythm Soak - an opportunity to really soak up a rhythm.

    Location to be announced

    $60 for each class day you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    This is for players who want to take it up a notch. You will be challenged!
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sundays July TBD 10:00am-12:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum Notation Class $30

    This is for currently registered students who would like to learn how to write out rhythms.
    No drums will be used for this class. You will need graph paper and pencil or erasable pen.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sundays June 18, 25, July 9 & 16 6:00pm-8:00pm (Rockford, IL)
    Special Drum Class Series for beginners + (all levels welcome)

    Womanspace Rockford

    Learn technique and rhythms on djembe and dunun drums
    3333 Maria Linden Drive
    Registration required (815)877-0118 or info@womanspace-rockford.org

  • Tuesday July 11 9:00am-11:00pm (Vernon Hills, IL)
    Private summer school event


  • Wednesday July 12 9:00am-11:00pm (Pleasant Prairie, WI)
    Private summer school event


  • Thursday July 27 9:00am-11:00pm (Third Lake, IL)
    Private summer school event


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    August 2017

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Held at various parks - be sure to check in for location

    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Fridays August 4, 11, 18 & 25 (4:00pm-5:30pm) (Grayslake, IL)
    Ballet Style Dunun (Bass drum class) with Fode Camara, guest teacher from Guinea.

    Location to be announced

    $30 for each class you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Saturday August TBD (Waukegan, IL)
    Rhythm Soak - an opportunity to really soak up a rhythm.

    Location to be announced

    $60 for each class day you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    This is for players who want to take it up a notch. You will be challenged!
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sundays August TBD 10:00am-12:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum Notation Class $30

    This is for currently registered students who would like to learn how to write out rhythms.
    No drums will be used for this class. You will need graph paper and pencil or erasable pen.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

    September 2017
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    September 2017

  • TBA 4:30-5:45pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Chamber" intensive study group

  • Tuesdays 7:00-8:50pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Ensemble" Music 109

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Held at various parks - be sure to check in for location

    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Note - every 2nd week of the month the class will move to Fridays that week.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Fridays Septembers 1, 8, 15 & 29 (4:00pm-5:30pm) (Grayslake, IL)
    Ballet Style Dunun (Bass drum class) with Fode Camara, guest teacher from Guinea.

    Location to be announced

    $30 for each class you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Saturday September TBD (Waukegan, IL)
    Rhythm Soak - an opportunity to really soak up a rhythm.

    Location to be announced

    $60 for each class day you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    This is for players who want to take it up a notch. You will be challenged!
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sundays September TBD 10:00am-12:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum Notation Class $30

    This is for currently registered students who would like to learn how to write out rhythms.
    No drums will be used for this class. You will need graph paper and pencil or erasable pen.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sunday September TBA 2:00pm-3:00pm (Rolling Meadows, IL)
    Community Drum Circle with friends of St. Coletta School


    October 2017
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    October 2017

  • TBA 4:30-5:45pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Chamber" intensive study group

  • Tuesdays 7:00-8:50pm (Lake Forest, IL)
    Lake Forest College

    "West African Drumming Ensemble" Music 109

  • Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm (Waukegan, IL)
    Class for Teachers and Adults - Drum Class 1 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Waukegan Park Visual Arts Center

    533 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL (watch for the signs - right next to the park with a revine)
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Class: Drum Class 1/2 (ON GOING CLASS)

    Grayslake Heritage Center

    164 Hawley Street (across from the Tastee Freeze)
    Note - every 2nd week of the month the class will move to Fridays that week.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@MedusaDrums.com

  • Saturday October TBD (Waukegan, IL)
    Rhythm Soak - an opportunity to really soak up a rhythm.

    Location to be announced

    $60 for each class day you attend.
    Be sure to register as location could vary
    This is for players who want to take it up a notch. You will be challenged!
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sundays October TBD 10:00am-12:00pm (Grayslake, IL)
    Drum Notation Class $30

    This is for currently registered students who would like to learn how to write out rhythms.
    No drums will be used for this class. You will need graph paper and pencil or erasable pen.
    Registration required at (847)543-0708 or helen@medusadrums.com.

  • Sunday October TBA 2:00pm-3:00pm (Rolling Meadows, IL)
    Community Drum Circle with friends of St. Coletta School