Teacher : Jaqui MacMillan

Jaqui MacMillan
Jaqui MacMillanAfrican hand drumming on djembe and ashiko

Jaqui MacMillan's drumming quest began in the early 1980s. Since then, she has studied and trained with many Masters including Mamady Keita and Baba Olatunji. Jaqui won the Washington Area Music Award (WAMMIE) for World Music Instrumentalist in 1995 to 2002 and is endorsed by REMO, Inc. She performed with the group Big Village for 11 years, along with many other groups and solo performances. In addition to private lessons, Jaqui has offered her hand drum workshops, "Drum For Joy!" in the Mid Atlantic region for many years.

Lessons are $65.00 for 45 minutes.

Jaqui also teaches group classes on Monday evenings at the Electric Maid. (268 Carroll Street NW Washington, DC) Group class prices have two options.

Option 1: Six 1.5 hour classes, $170
The first half hour is for beginners & technique, the last hour is for the regular class -- rhythms/songs. Beginners are required to take this class. Experienced students are also welcome, to help build their technique.

Option 2: Six 1-hour classes, $140 -- Rhythms/songs only.

For the current schedule, see drumforjoy.com/Activities.html

For contact information for this teacher, please call House of Musical Traditions at (301) 270-9090 or contact the lessons coordinator by email.

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