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Village Marimba

Village Marimba

60 State Street, Asheville (NC), 28806, United States

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(828) 776-7918

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Now CLOSED
Work hours
MO closed SA closed
TU 16:00 – 18:00 SU closed
WE 17:00 – 18:00
TH 16:00 – 18:00
FR closed
About Student Marimba band classes:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Level 1: 4:00 - 5:00, Level 2: 5:00-6:00
Beginning Adult and mature teen class: Wednesdays 5:00 -6:00
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Description Sue Ford, former director of Evergreen’s EMBE Marimba Band, is launching a new venture called Village Marimba. Sue continues to spread the joy of playing marimba music in a community ensemble. Classes will be available to students from any school in Western North Carolina. Village Marimba is a program of Asheville Rhythm, an organization that seeks to create a culture that promotes wellness through rhythm and bridges musical traditions through innovative collaborations.
In a 12-Week Session, students will:

1. Learn a repertoire based on the group’s interest, including popular songs, multicultural songs and original music.
2. Work on proper mallet/stick technique, which is also applicable to other percussion instruments.
Have fun making music with other young people and their friends.
3. Work toward a big performance at the end of the session.
Winter/Spring Session will begin on January17th and end with a concert on April 8th.

All classes (and the concert) will be held at Rainbow Community Center, 60 State Street in West Asheville. Students will be expected to attend all classes in this session.

Contact Sue if you'd like to sign up:

suef444@gmail.com OR go to the Asheville Rhythm website and click on Village Marimba tab to pay for classes online

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About Sue Ford:

SUE FORD, former director of Evergreen’s EMBE Marimba Band, is launching a new venture called Village Marimba. Sue continues to spread the joy of playing marimba music in a community ensemble. Classes will be available to students from any school in Western North Carolina. Mountain Marimba is a program of Asheville Rhythm, an organization that seeks to create a culture that promotes wellness through rhythm and bridges musical traditions through innovative collaborations. Mountain Marimba classes will begin August 31.

Sue Ford has been honored to win first place in Mountain Xpress’ poll for “Best Music Teacher” for three consecutive years. Sue is grat
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