Written by renowned percussionist and teacher Lilia Iontcheva, Djembe Drums For Everyone is a ground-breaking resource that supports both specialists and non-specialists in the delivery of dynamic and authentic whole-class Djembe lessons. Through two 10-week programmes, supported by clear lesson plans, learning objectives, assessment criteria and extension activities, this book aims to bring authentic Djembe technique and rhythms to the heart of mainstream education.
This comprehensive guide, written by a recognised expert in the field, covers technique, terminology, class discipline and curriculum links, before exploring a selection of specially arranged West African rhythms, using an accessible Western notation system.
Moving from body position and hand position through to different rhythms and the lesson plans, Djembe For Everyone is perfect for percussionists, music specialists and class teachers alike.
Lilia Iontcheva is a leading light in the field of continuing professional development for music educators across the UK. Her unique teaching style blends pedagogical expertise with an ethos of discipline and respect, whcih she relates to the professionalism required in the music industry, resulting in successful pupil-led concerts after just 10 weeks.