Our performance group rehearse together on Wednesday evenings.
The dancers start at 7:00pm for a warm up. The band join them at 7:30pm for rehearsal until 9:00pm
We use many styles of samba but at the heart of our inspiration is the carnival sambas of Rio.
We welcome new members throughout the year. No previous experience required, we teach you everything.
Performers pay an annual membership of £25
Band Sessions: suitable for age 16 and over: call 07980 039465
Classes cost £4 per week or pay £20 in advance for 6 week term
Session runs 7:30p.m -9:00pm
Sean Hooper Band Mestre and Composer
Seán has studied authentic Samba rhythms through workshops given by luminaries such as Fred Turuka, Anthony Watt, Ravin Jayasura and Simon Preston. As a percussion teacher he is able to teach any samba percussionist to a high level of proficiency whatever their level of experience.
Samba Dance Sessions
Sessions cost £5 per session when we have our instructor, £3 per session other weeks
Performers dance session starts at 7:00pm for a warm up. The band join us at 7:30pm for 1 hour practice together.
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