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 11 FOR ADVANCED


CLASSES START THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 FOR GENERAL


TUITION (for either ensemble) FOR FIRST SEMESTER IS $​130  (until December 4)

​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.