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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.