Class Offerings

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.

Novice Adults/Teens

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.

Price: 
$64.00
Dates and Times: 

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm; September 27 - November 15 (eight weeks)
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm; September 28 - November 16 (eight weeks)

Beginning Kids

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!

Price: 
$64.00
Dates and Times: 

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)

Continuing Kids

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.

Price: 
$64.00
This class is not currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested.

Continuing Adults/Teens

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.

Price: 
$96.00
Dates and Times: 

Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00 am
September 27 - Novermber 15 (eight weeks)

Advanced Adults

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.

Price: 
$128.00
Dates and Times: 

This class meets for 2 hours weekly throughout most of the year. The current day/time is Thursday at 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

Family Class

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.

Price: 
$64.00
This class is not currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested.

Homeschool Kids

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.

Price: 
$64.00
This class is not currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested.

"We can’t thank you enough for the wonderful experience you have given our sons. I’m so proud and happy every time I hear them play."
—Kim & Tom G., Kids’ Class parents