Bopoma workshops are a fun opportunity to sample a little of what we have to offer. Even if you've never played an instrument, you can do it too! No prior musical experience is necessary, and all instruments are provided.



Wooden-keyed xylophones of various sizes, played together in an ensemble


 Metal keys are strapped to a wooden soundboard to make this traditional instrument of Zimbabwe's Zezuru people. Played with two thumbs and a forefinger.

Gumboot Dancing

Percussive dance style from the mines of South Africa

Upcoming introductory marimba workshops:

COWICHAN - Sunday January 8th, 7834 Tatlo Rd., Crofton.

Introduction to Zimbabwean Marimba (recommended 12 and up)
11:00 am (1.5 hrs) - $20 Advanced registration required

VICTORIA - Sunday, January 8th, 1333 Gladstone, Fernwood:

Introduction to Zimbabwean Marimba (recommended 12 and up)
3:00 - 4:30 pm - $20 Advanced registration required

To register or for more info, contact Bopoma (737-1331,