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Find One (or ALL) of Sayon’s Event(s) to Attend This Spring!

April

Vermont Children’s Multicultural Festival
Sayon Camara Mini Performance and Drumming Workshop
Saturday April 29  
Sharon VT
Information here.

May

West African Drumming Workshop
Thursday May 4  
New York  (New York City Area)
Registration – now open! and information here.

West African Drumming Workshop
Saturday May 6 
Harrisburg/Lancaster PA Area  
Registrationnow open! and information here.

West African Drumming Workshop
Friday, Saturday & Sunday – May 19, 20 & 21 
Woolwich ME
The popular Maine workshop you don’t want to miss!
Registration – now open! and information here.

And don’t forget weekly Beginning and Intermediate/Advanced Classes every Thursday night in White River Junction VT! Information here.

Sayon Camara as the djembefola in his village during a recent celebration of the new wells in the village.

Sayon Camara serving as the djembefola for his village during a recent celebration of the new wells recently drilled in the village. Thank you to the hundreds of you who made this possible!


Drum and Dance with Sayon in Maine! June 24-26

After a GREAT wrap on the West coast Sayon is ready to drum with East coast drummers and friends. Maine here he comes! We’ll be drumming on djembes and dounouns, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and adding dance to the Sunday afternoon drumming class of the traditional Kassa rhythm. Get ready for joy!

Register here!


Find Your Coast!

This June Sayon will be offering TWO West African Drumming & Dance workshops! One on the West Coast (click here for West Coast details/registration) and one on the East Coast (click here for East Coast details/registration). Registration is now open!


Sayon Teaches In Vassalboro ME on Sunday 9/27!

Gentle, clear teacher and master djembefola Sayon Camara will be teaching a workshop in Vassalboro ME this Sunday, September 27! The workshop is for everyone who has ever thought about or had a desire to hand drum to intermediate to experienced players. Sayon will keep everyone engaged at their individual playing level and help you get to the next step. A drummer and human being of his caliber is a rare gift anywhere in the world. Not to be missed!
Sayon Camara Drumming  Workshop
Vassalboro ME Sunday September 27, 2015
12:30 – 4:30 pm 
with a break
Pre-register for this workshop – email Sayon at sayoncamaradrumming@gmail.com or call 802 779 4914!
Sayon Camara Drumming


Just 2.5 Weeks Until Sayon’s Final 2015 Workshops in Maine!

Catch him in Wiscasset (register here) on Friday and Saturday September 25 and 26.

and

in Hallowell in the Augusta area (register by calling 802 779 4914 or emailing Sayon) on Sunday September 27.

Attend all three days for a complete Sayon experience! It will blow you away and might even take your drumming to the next level and your being to a more joyous place! Good for your well being.

Register now for Early Bird Pricing at both locations! Save on the third day when you sign up for all three days – call 802 779 4914 or email Sayon.

Full details on both workshops here.

Sayon Camara Drumming

So Sad to Hear About the Passing of Abdoulaye Sylla

Abdoulaye was so kind to me when I was out in Seattle last year.

I would like to extend his kindness by letting others know of this opportunity to help Abdoulaye’s family take him home to Guinea.

Thank you all.

http://www.gofundme.com/AbdoulayeSylla


Sayon’s Maine Workshop Coming Up In 2 Weeks!

We’ll see you on Friday January 23 in Maine at Resounding Rhythms in their brand new location in Wiscasset, just 15 minutes from their old place. Limited to 14 and filling up so don’t hesitate to register and get info here. We’ll see you there and looking forward to it!

Sayon drums in Maine.


Head to Maine with Sayon This Weekend! October 17-19

Two workshops take place in Bath Maine this weekend! An all levels workshop on Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18 and an advanced level workshop on Sunday, October 19. The drumming is always hot at this location and this will not be the last time Sayon does a workshop in Maine but it will be the closing workshop at this beautiful location! Be sure to drum with Sayon there. Registration and information here.

Sayon Camara teaching a workshop.


Sayon Teaches Rare Vermont Workshop July 11 & 12, 2014

All the details are on the Workshops page! This workshop is for you. We hope all the students who traveled to Guinea this past winter will be there to help us transport everyone back to the heart of Guinea! What sweeter place to drum than Vermont in July? What sweeter teacher? What’s sweeter than taking your drumming to the next level?

Take a look and get registered with the Early Bird Savings today!

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Bath Maine Workshop! May 9 and 10, 2014

Drum on the shores of the Kennebec with the joyful and knowledgeable West African djembe and dunun steward, Sayon Camara. Pre-registration required… go here. For more information… go here.


Heading to Bath, Maine in 2 Days!

If you want to participate in our always fabulous workshop in Bath (Friday and Saturday, July 26 & 27), there may still be room. Contact Resounding Rhythms to register. See you on the Maine coast! Can’t wait…


Late Summer Drum Classes by the Ocean

Catch two joyful, fired up classes at Resounding Rhythms on Tuesday August 28 and Thursday August 30 at Resounding Rhythms in Bath, Maine. Sayon will be drumming up some traditional songs, seaside! Take an end of the summer break and let your hands, heart and soul fly to Guinea.

Sayon Teaching at Resounding Rhythms in Bath ME

Sayon teaches at Resounding Rhythms in his usual exuberant fashion.


Drum With Sayon By The Kennebec This Weekend, May 11 & 12

Join me at one of my favorite places to teach drumming this weekend. Good times, great music – thanks to a lot of intelligent drummers, wonderful camaraderie, the beautiful coast of Maine, friendship and lovingly prepared food make every minute of the Maine workshops a delight.

We’ll start off with a May 11th, Friday night class followed by a day of drumming on Saturday, May 12th that closes with a pot luck dinner.

Treat yourself – come play with us. This is an excellent workshop at a very reasonable rate.

Get all the details on the Classes page, on our host’s website, Resounding Rhythms or call Eric at  207-319-7433 to register. See you on the Kennebec by the ocean this Friday.



Sayon Accepted as a Juried Educator on The Vermont Arts Council’s, Teaching Artist Roster

Woohoo. This is GREAT news. The application process was challenging and we are sooo delighted to have been accepted. This means Sayon Camara Drumming has received the endorsement from the Vermont Arts Council to provide residencies for schools, in Vermont and elsewhere. To find out more go to our Residencies page or directly to Sayon’s listing at the Vermont Arts Council Directory.


Fresh from Guinea! Sayon returns to Mid-Coast Maine for 3 Workshops – February 10 & 11

Sayon playing in Kouya Sidia for the children.

Sayon playing in Kouya Sidia for the children.

Don’t miss these 3 workshops. Getting Sayon’s fresh from the African continent energy is a real treat! Check out the Workshops Page for details on all 3 workshops.

Especially for kids, their parents and community members – Friday February 10, 2:45 – 3:45 pm Wiscasset ME

Back by request for 2 days at Resounding Rhythms Drums of West Africa in Bath ME – Friday 6-8pm and Saturday, 12-4 pm


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