Samba Drumming Residency

Artist: Grooversity
Type: Residency
Art Form: Music
Grade Level: 6-12
Scheduling Request

Students will learn about the exciting music of Brazilian drumming in this interactive workshop. They will gain hands-on experience with samba – the music of Bahia and Carnival. Brazilian drumming concepts such as polyrhythm, the importance of community in a drumming percussion ensmble and the role of music in everyday life are explored. The culminating event is a concert performed by all of the students participating in the residency!

Length: 45 Minutes
Participant Limit: 25
Curriculum Connection: Music, Percussion, Brazilian Music, Brazilian Culture, Street/Festival Music


  • Must schedule at least three workshops in one day.
  • Minimum of 5 workshops/group for residency with culminating student performance
  • Single workshops/group available without culminating performance.
  • Planning Fee based upon scope of residency

Travel fee based on mileage

Processing fee of $30 added to all contracts

More From Grooversity

Fall 2019 availability: Mondays and Tuesdays after 10:30 am, Thursdays between 10:30-12, Fridays all day. Spring 2020 availability: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10:30 am, Fridays all day.

1-2 artists (double the mileage below to account for the trip and the return trip)