NEW Summer
COURSES

JULY 2022

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DOwnload full course and Event schedule 2022

 We are really pleased to announce that we have now offering Online and In Person classed for Ladies and Children. Please download our courses and events schedule for more details.

Take your first step on a journey to singing nasheeds and playing the drum to songs of praise

Taught and led by Sakinah Lenoir. Sakinah has been playing with her group Pearls of Islam for over 15 years and has 10 years in teaching drumming and nasheeds. She has taken numerous classes and courses in djembe drumming and is currently studying the darbouka. All courses have been specifically designed to share the unique drumming style of playing by Pearls of Islam and their influences incorporating technique and style from the daff, djembe, and darbouka tradition

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- Children classes are open to kids aged between 7 and 12 years old (unless otherwise stated)

- Ladies classes are open to Adults from 18 years and above

- All classes are in (BST) time zone

- Course Material: All students will be given videos, audios, and a lyric pack to help with practice.

- It is advised for you to put aside at least 1 hour in the week to practice in addition to the class.

- Any drum is welcomed in this space ( Daff, Djembe or Darbouka)

- If you need help or advice in purchasing a drum send us an email. Our team would be happy to help.

Ladies Weekend Intensive Course

Children Summer Intensive Course
August 2022

IN PERSON COURSE

 

Starts: Tuesday 2nd August

Ends: Thursday 11th August

3 days a week

(Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)

Venue: Al Madinah Mosque Barking

£30: 3 Sessions
£50: 6 Sessions


15% discount for sibling bookings

 

10:30am to 11:30am: 7 to 11 years old
11:45 to 12:45: 12 to 16 years old

 

 

ONLINE COURSE

Starts: Tuesday 2nd August

Ends: Thursday 11th August

3 days a week

(Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)

£ 25 : 3 sessions

£40: 6 sessions

5pm to 6pm (BST) :( 7 to 11 years old)

6:30pm to 7:30pm (BST)  ( 12 to 16 years old)



 

 

 

 

 

Two weeks of fun, singing, and drumming, all in the comfort of your own home. This is an intensive course open to all . 

Course TWO: Let's play the drum- Drumming Class

You will learn 3-4 different rhythms that can be played along to various different nasheeds ( English and Arabic)

 

Day 1: A brief introduction to the history of the drum, benefit and tradition, learn basic strokes and how to hold the drum

Day 2: Learn to play along to Madinah Song and some of the Dawud Wharnsby Ali Songs

Day 3: Learn a rhythm that you can play to Qasida Burdah and Ya Noori

Day 4: Learn how to play along to songs such as Ya Imam Rusuli, Ya Hanaana, Qamarun, and more

Day 5: A chance to revise and go over all the rhythms you have learned so far in preparation for your performance

Day 6: Sharing/Performance: Invite your friends and family to watch you play some of the beats and songs that you've learnt in the course 

10% discount if booking more than one sibling

 

If there is enough interest we would also be open to putting together a singing only class​

Please note these course will only go ahead with a minimum of 6 students


Any questions: pearlsofislamdrummingschool@gmail.com

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Beginners Online Ladies Drumming and Nasheed Course

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Online Kids Summer Drumming and Nasheed Classes

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Starts: Monday 26th July 2021

Ends: Wednesday 4th August 2021

3 days a week ( Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)

 

10:30am to 11:30am Sing the Salawat- Nasheed Course 

11:45 to 12:45: Let's play the drum- Drumming Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

Really excited to announce our summer courses for children! Two weeks of fun, singing, and drumming, all in the comfort of your own home. This is an intensive course open to all aged from 7 to 12 years old. You can choose one course or why not choose both!

Taught and led by Sakinah Lenoir. Sakinah has been playing with her group Pearls of Islam for over 15 years and has 10 years in teaching drumming and nasheeds. She has taken numerous classes and courses in djembe drumming and is currently studying the darbouka. This course has been specifically designed to share the unique drumming style of playing by Pearls of Islam and their influences incorporating technique and style from the daff, djembe, and darbouka tradition

 

Course ONE: Sing the Salawat: Nasheed Class

Learn to sing some of the most popular nasheeds. Both in Arabic and English

 

Day 1: A brief introduction to the history and intention of nasheeds, vocal warm-up exercises, and learn to sing the Madinah Song ( Tala al badru Alayna)

Day 2: Qasidah Burdah

Day 3: Singing with confidence, singing with love: A review of Madinah Song and Qasidah Burdah

Day 4: Beat of My Heart

Day 5: YOU choose the song: ( we sing a song selected and chosen by your team)

Day 6: Sharing/Performance: Invite your friends and family to tune in to watch you and your team sing some of the songs you've learnt

Course TWO: Let's play the drum- Drumming Class

You will learn 3-4 different rhythms that can be played along to various different nasheeds ( English and Arabic)

 

Day 1: A brief introduction to the history of the drum, benefit and tradition, learn basic strokes and how to hold the drum

Day 2: Learn to play along to Madinah Song and some of the Dawud Wharnsby Ali Songs

Day 3: Learn a rhythm that you can play to Qasida Burdah and Ya Noori

Day 4: Learn how to play along to songs such as Ya Imam Rusuli, Ya Hanaana, Qamarun, and more

Day 5: A chance to revise and go over all the rhythms you have learned so far in preparation for your performance

Day 6: Sharing/Performance: Invite your friends and family to watch you play some of the beats and songs that you've learnt in the course 


 

Cost: per course/per child

One week: £50 ( 3 sessions)

Two weeks: £60 ( 6 sessions)

10% discount if booking more than one sibling or Booking both courses ( singing and drumming)

 

If there is enough interest we would also be open to putting together a girls drumming and nasheed class ( 13 and above). Please email if interested.

 

Please note these course will only go ahead with a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 10

 

Any questions: pearlsofislamdrummingschool@gmail.com

Starts: Sunday 4th July 2021

Time: 1pm to 2pm ( BST)

4 weeks

 

Cost: £60*

 

 

 

 

 

Take your first step on a journey to singing praises and playing the drum to Salawat. This is a beginner's course that will introduce you to the basics of drumming and singing to nasheeds (English and Arabic). 

Taught and led by Sakinah Lenoir. Sakinah has been playing with her group Pearls of Islam for over 15 years and has 10 years in teaching drumming and nasheeds. She has taken numerous classes and courses in djembe drumming and is currently studying the darbouka. This course has been specifically designed to share the unique drumming style of playing by Pearls of Islam and their influences incorporating technique and style from the daff, djembe, and darbouka tradition

Lesson one: A brief intro into the history and tradition of drumming and nasheeds, the benefits of drumming and singing, how to hold the drum, what are the main strokes. and learn how to play your first rhythm

Lesson Two: Learn to play two rhythms to one of the most well-known nasheeds; Tala al Badru Alayna

Lesson three: Learn to play your third rhythm to Qasida Burda

Lesson Four: Review the 3-4 rhythms as well as learning to play to other rhythms and layer your beat.

 

 

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- This course is opened to Ladies only ( 18 and above)

- This course will only go ahead with a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 7

- We are unable to offer any discounts but if anyone is financially struggling, please do get in contact. There are limited donated spaces available

- These sessions are online and live. There will be no recordings available

- Course Material: All students will be given videos, audios, and a lyric pack to help with practice.

- It is advised for you to put aside at least 1 hour in the week to practice in addition to the class.

- Any drum is welcomed in this space ( Daff, Djembe or Darbouka)

- If you need help or advice in purchasing a drum send us an email. Our team would be happy to help.