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Jordan Hanson 
Hand Drum Rhythms 


UVic School of Music (Room MAC A166 & A169) 
Parking Lot "E" (Last left hand lot on Ring Road)
Victoria, BC V8W 2A8


Learn to play African Xylophone (Balafon) 

Learn basic patterns on Balafon - African Xylophones. These wooden instruments sound beautiful and have melodic qualities shared between simple interlocking patterns. Their unique construction uses gourds as the amplifiers for each key, giving an ethereal tone.

You will learn basic technique and develop patterns rhythms on the balafons, and you are welcome to record the workshop for your own reference. 

Balafons are provided for you & total beginners are welcome. Below is a map to the classroom.