Steam and Lumber- Handcrafted frame drums and drum making courses
Frame drum making courses starting November 2018 at Montsalvat!
Ignite your rhythmical passions and hone your crafting skills at Matt Stonehouse's Montsalvat workshop with this brand new course beginning in November.
Places are limited to 4 participants per class so each student is given the tuition and attention required to handcraft their own beautiful frame drum. During these inspirational six week courses you will learn about timbers used for instrument making, steam timber to bend the frame, use hand-tools to craft the shell, learn the various frame drums found throughout the world, apply natural goat skin to the shell and even a few handy hints on playing them by Australia's foremost Middle Eastern style percussionist.
Course details: 6 week courses- limited to 4 students per course Cost $650 (*includes materials)
Morning Saturday Nov 3rd-Dec 8th 10am-1pm Bookings: Click here to book mornings
Afternoon Saturday Nov 3rd-Dec 8th 2pm-5pm Bookings: Click here to book afternoons
Evening Wednesday Nov 7th-Dec 12th 6pm-9pm Bookings: Click here to book evenings
Montsalvat: 7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham, Victoria.
*Premium quality timbers, mother of pearl inlays, zills/cymbals etc can become available at an extra cost- please discuss your project prior to commencing course)