Marimba Boise offers a variety of classes for young people, adults and families. We are also able to create custom sessions or one-time workshops for groups who want to play together. Don't see what you're looking for? Please contact us!
Below are the offerings for Fall, 2022. Enrollment must reach a minimum of 5 students per class for the class to go, and will remain open on a space-available basis through October 9.
For people ages 17 and up with less than a year prior experience and/or those who prefer learning at a relaxed pace. We'll cover the basics of Zimbabwean-style marimba and get right into playing a fun and upbeat song together.
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm; September 27 - November 15 (eight weeks)
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm; September 28 - November 16 (eight weeks)
Here's where young people get to channel their energy into making beautiful music by whacking things - what could be more satisfying? Open to kids 8-16 years old and scheduled weekdays according to participant needs. Please contact Heather if you would like to help get a new class going!
The following days/times are not set in stone and may be modified to better align with participants' schedules. Please contact us to inquire about additional options.
Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm; September 27 - November 15 (8 weeks)
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm; September 28 - November 16 (8 weeks)
For kids with 2+ years' previous playing experience or equivalent. Effort is made to group kids with similar abilities and give them more challenging material, plus performance opportunities out in the community.
This is a performance group open to people with more than 1 year experience and by invitation. Please contact Heather if you are interested in joining this group.
Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00 am
September 27 - Novermber 15 (eight weeks)
This is a performance group open to people with more than 2 years experience or equivalent, and by invitation. Please contact Heather if you are interested in joining this group.
This class meets for 2 hours weekly throughout most of the year. The current day/time is Thursday at 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
Beginning-level class open to kids 7+ years old and their favorite grown-ups. Discover the joy of making music with someone you love, regardless of past experience. Cost is per participant.
Open to kids 8-16 years old (parents welcome too!) and scheduled weekdays according to participant needs. Please contact Heather if you would like to set up a custom session for your homeschool circle.