Djembe Instructor

Qualified To

Represent TTMDA as a Djembe instructor to teach and advise beginner students

To Become One

  • Complete Djembe and Dunun levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Sit for Djembe Instructor test with Certified Teacher
  • Submit a short video (5-7 mins) of you teaching a Beginner class

Djembe Instructor Test Requirement

  • Demonstrate all parts of Garangedon
  • Demonstrate all parts of Soli Des Manian
  • Demonstrate all parts of 3 randomly selected rhythms
  • 10 rhythm breaks as taught by Mamady:
    • Moribayassa
    • Djole
    • Toro
    • Denadon
    • Sofa
    • Kuku
    • Djagbe
    • Soliwoulen
    • Sunun
    • Djansa

Commitments

  • Attend teacher’s training by Certified Teachers annually
  • Annual fee to support TTMDA community