Drum Making Workshop November 10, 11 & 12, 2023

Cree8.ca: Drum-making, Drumstick & Songs Workshop

Cree8 will be hosting a THREE-DAY drum-making, drumstick & song workshop - November 10, 11 & 12, 2023

***We have a full workshop and cannot take anymore registrations. Please look out for the next one in the new year.***

Friday, November 10, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Blessing ceremony, smudge and teachings.
Cutting the hide and soaking overnight.

Saturday, November 11, 2023
Drum Making
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Opening prayer and smudge.
Sharing stories, legends & history of the drum.
Making and stringing drums.

Sunday, November 12, 2023
Drumsticks & Songs
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Drum Opening Ceremony
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Drum Circle
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
All are welcome to drumming

*Everyone is Welcome for the Drum Circle. Additional Drums and percussion will be available to play.

*We will have coffee, tea, water, juice, and snacks.  Let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.

Rawhide – Deer, Elk, Moose, or Buffalo for the drum face
Lacing – Rawhide (Precut)
Drum Rounds – 8”, 10”, 12" or 14" Yellow Cedar
Larger Drum Rounds of 16", 18", 20", 22", 24", 26", 28" and 30" are available upon request for an additional cost to cover materials, please contact Chantal for further information.

Drum Sticks
Sticks - Different sizes and types of wood to choose from
Mitt - Deer Leather/Suede
Batting – Wool
Sinew – For stitching

Arts Commons
Arts Learning Commons (Under the Stairs by Café)
205 - 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

We humbly request $300/Person for instruction and materials of the full Drum Workshop. (Drumstick Included)
Children are $150 (Drum up to 10") when accompanying a registered Adult.
*Now accepting 20% Calgary Dollars ($60 Calgary Dollars + $240 Federal Dollars)
Please pre-register Online Below
Via Email Transfer: [email protected]
We also accept cheque or money order, mail or drop off to:
          Chantal Chagnon
          220 Hawkwood Boulevard NW
          Calgary, Alberta
          T3G 3E8

If you would like to attend only the Drumstick and Songs Workshop, Sunday, November 12, the cost for is $30/Drumstick for materials and instruction.

If you would like to make payment arrangements, need partial subsidy, or full sponsorship to attend
– or –
If you would like to donate in full or part to give someone the opportunity to attend, your generous gift would be very much appreciated.

For additional information or to register, please contact;
          Chantal Chagnon
          [email protected]

November 10, 2023 at 6:30pm - November 12, 2023
Arts Commons
205 8 Ave SE
Arts Learning Commons
Calgary, AB T2G 0K9
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