Based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50, Olá Samba brings samba drumming workshops, evening classes and teambuilding workshops to the whole of the Cotswolds, including Gloucester, Stroud, Cirencester GL7 and Swindon plus Oxford, Oxfordshire, Worcester, Worcestershire, Wiltshire and even as far as London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

 

Heirs and Graces Chelteneham

After-school clubs

 

Olá Samba runs after-school clubs for Primary and Secondary schools throughout Gloucestershire. 

 

Children will have the opportunity to learn a range of rhythms on authentic drums in a friendly club.

 

All abilities are welcome; it is one of the few musical clubs that requires no previous training or outside lessons.

 

There are even opportunities for children to take the whistle and lead their peers.

 

Before long, the club will be trained and ready to perform at school concerts and in the wider community!

 

 

Drumming workshops and after-school clubs

for Primary and Secondary schools

Why Olá Samba workshops?

 
Professional and reliable

 

We take pride in punctuality, reliability and ease of communication.

 

All practitioners are CRB/DBS cleared and expert at their job. 

 

Authentic
 

All workshops are conducted on authentic Brazilian instruments under expert tuition. 

 
Relevant
 

Your workshop can be aimed to satisfy specific parts of the curriculum such as rhythm, dynamics, sound, pitch...

 

Flexible
 

It doesn't just have to be in a Music lesson either; tailor your workshop to cover topics such as, sound, South America, Brazil, Carnival...

 

Any class size up to over 40 playing at once with a drum each.

 

Any duration, from a 10-minute demo to a full day of workshops.

 
Fun!
 

Above all, the children will love it!

 
"We've had so many musicians run assemblies here for the last 20 years but yours was the best by far!"
- Val Weston, Oak Tree Primary School

Duke of Edinburgh Award Skill

 

Learn samba drumming for the Skill section of your DofE Award.

 

Olá Samba can provide special rates for DofE bookings who sign up for the required minimum of 1 hour a week for 3, 6 or 12 months (catering to the Bronze, Silver or Gold DofE). This will include support and assessment.

 

Learn on your own or in a group! Why not start a samba drumming group at your school? Samba drumming is better with friends!

 

Guitar and Drumkit tuition is also available.

 

 

David was really engaging and knowledgeable. The children loved it!
- A KS2 teacher
"Just a note to say thank you very much indeed for your wonderful workshop.
What fun it was – we all LOVED it!"
- Janie, Isbourne Centre
"What speaks louder than anything is that a parent of one of my children told me of his new love for Samba. He is watching clips on Youtube and practising at home!"
- Queen Margaret School
Gloucester Rugby
American School London
Cheltenham Ladies' College
Northleach Run Gloucestershire
Severn View Primary Academy Stroud
Stratton Primary School Cirencester
Bishop's Cleeve Primary Gloucestershire
St Gregory's Primary School Cheltenham
Cirencester Kingshill School
Old Trafford Crckt Ground, Ashes
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