Being part of a workshop at Montsalvat is a great way to get involved with the artists. Montsalvat is an inspirational and creatively stimulating environment for artists of all stages and all ages.

MATT STONEHOUSE FRAME DRUM MAKING COURSE - January 2019 Enrolments now open

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Ignite your rhythmical passions and hone your crafting sills at Matt Stonehouse's Montsalvat workshop, Steam and Lumber.

Places are limited to 3 participants per class so each student is given the tuition and attention required to handcraft their own beautiful frame drum. During these inspirational six week courses you will learn about timbers used for instrument making, steaming timber to bend the frame, woodworking techniques, use hand-tools to craft the shell, learn the various frame drums found throughout the world, apply natural goat skin to the shell and even a few handy hints on playing them by Australia's foremost Middle Eastern style percussionist.

Morning Saturday Jan 26th-March 2nd 10am-1pm  Bookings: Click here to book mornings

Afternoon Saturday Jan 26th- March 2nd 2pm-5pm  Bookings: 
Click here to book afternoons

Evening Wednesday Jan 30th- March 6th 6pm-9pm  Bookings: 
Click here to book evenings

Course details: 6 week courses- limited to 3 students per course   

Cost $650 (*includes materials)

For more information and to enrol please visit the artist's website here