Sticks + Bars 

 Youth Marimba Ensemble

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 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, April 2 FOR ADVANCED


CLASSES START THURSDAY, April 4 FOR GENERAL


FINAL END OF YEAR PARTY/CELEBRATION:  TUESDAY, MAY 28

​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.