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Afro Caribbean Percussion Workshop
Activities in San Juan

Afro Caribbean Percussion Workshop

  • English and Spanish
  • 2 hours

Immerse yourself in the Afro-Caribbean rhythms with this entertaining percussion workshop led by the exceptional Puerto Rican master musician Beto Torrens.

What does the workshop involve?

Our Afro-Caribbean drum workshop takes place at the Yemaya Studio: a creative centre owned by Beto Torrens whose professional career has been recognised with a Latin GRAMMY nomination.

For approximately 2 hours, Torrens will help us learn to play different Afro-Caribbean instruments. The Dholak, the Rainstick, the Tambora, the Marímbula, the Congas… All these are used to create amazing rhythms out of nothing!

Once you have command of all the instruments, we will end the workshop by performing our own composition.  No need to learn it off by heart - percussion is largely based on improvisation!

Price

Per person
Percussion Workshop
US$ 49

Percussion Workshop

  • Per person

    US$ 49

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

Percussion class given in English and Spanish by the Puerto Rican musician Beto Torrens.

Instruments used in the percussion workshop.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in San Juan).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 49
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Meeting point

Avenida de Andalucía, 520.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 3 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.