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Emerson Drummers- Tuesday nights in Marietta  Always open to beginners and new members-

The Emerson Drummers are now playing in their 23rd year together!  This group was begun with members of the Emerson Unitarian Congregation, and has grown since 1996 with hundreds of different drummers being a part of the group- most starting as beginners.  It is not strictly a beginner class, but new folks regularly join the group.   The group has a strong welcoming spirit and sense of community sharing.  And with many experienced drummers taking part, you will be lifted by the power of the rhythm. 

Your first class is FREE. 7:30-9pm every Tuesday night, $20 per class drop-in for new members after your first class. For those ready to join the performing group, the Sustaining Member status gives you a discount price of $65 per month with a commitment to attend and pay every month.

Emerson Unitarian Congregation, 4010 Canton Road in Marietta, GA 30066.  Loaner drums and sale drums available by request at class.  Call the church at 770-578-1533 or see Emerson UU Website.

Six session Beginner class- Thursdays, beginning October 25th 

     This new beginner class is held on Thursday nights, 7 - 8:30pm, at a private home in Decatur. Directions will be given upon registration.   A minimum of seven students is required for the class.  Some rental and sale drums are available for the class.  The new six-class series begins on October 25th, skips Thanksgiving holiday week, and finishes with a final class on December 6th.    

     Early registration deadline for this new series is end of day on October 21st: the course fee is $90 for six classes if paid or postmarked by October 21st, and after that date the fee is $105.  (Paypal prices below include 3% service fee.) Drop-in fee for any class is $20.  If you don't have a Paypal account, you can mail a check payable to "Kumandi Drums" to PO Box 3, Decatur GA, 30031-0003, or you can call me at 404-966-5800 and give a credit card number.  For maximum convenience, use these Paypal buttons for registration and drum rental fees.


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