Sticks + Bars 

 Youth Marimba Ensemble


 Rehearsals are held at DC Bilingual Public Charter School ​(33 Riggs Road, NE.  Washington D.C. 20011) 


General Ensemble will meet on THURSDAYS from 6:00-7:30pm.  

(for students with less experience)

The Advanced Ensemble will meet on TUESDAYS from 6:00-7:30pm.  

(for students with more experience-at the invitation of Ms. Mistry)


NOTE:  Both groups will play together occasionally to prepare for performances.  Students move from General to Advanced based on these criteria:  time in S+B, commitment, ability, and behavior (ability to focus, being kind and respectful, ability to play 8 and 16 beat phrases).


 SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE, please email Ms. Mistry for details.


CLASSES START TUESDAY, September 10 FOR ADVANCED


CLASSES START THURSDAY, September 12 FOR GENERAL

Advanced Ensemble:  (TUESDAYS)
September:  10, 17, 24
October:  1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November:  5, 12, 19
December: 5  
Total: 12 classes
Fee:  $144 ($12/class)
General Ensemble:  (THURSDAYS)
September:  12, 19, 26
October:  3, 10, 17, 24
November:  7, 14, 21
December:  5 (NOTE:  This is a TUESDAY)
Total:  11 classes
Fee:  $132 ($12/class)
Payment is due at the first class!


​Students should be prepared to commit to a full session of classes.  Payment of cash or check made out to Sticks+Bars is due on the first class.  Students pay for their own S+B shirts.


Parents will be expected to participate in getting the marimbas to performances when possible.  

For more information, to attend a practice, or merely to observe, contact Premila Mistry at:  premilamistry@yahoo.com.