West Africa meets tropical paradise on our Bali Drum Retreat for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level drummers, on the serene island of Bali in Indonesia.

Tour Dates: 18-28th May 2025 | Location: Candidasa region, Bali  | Rates: TBC

♪ Directed by acclaimed percussionist & teacher Simon Fraser, this camp is a prime opportunity to expand your knowledge of West African music.
♪ A minimum of 4 hours of tuition per day with classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels.
♪ Our program will fast track your playing through repetition, dexterity and technique.
♪ Lots of chill time in beautiful Bali

Submit your interest below, and we’ll send you the pack and registration form as soon as it’s ready

Your Teachers

Simon Fraser

Founder of Melbourne-based African Drumming, Simon has been studying,
performing, recording and teaching throughout West Africa, Europe and Australia
since the 1990’s.

Boubacar Gaye

Bouba first laid his hands on a drum in Senegal at the budding age of 14.
With an energy and peace of mind resonating from deep within – Bouba speaks a thousand words with his drum.

Bassidi Kone

Born into a Griot family, Bassidi is known for innovative solo playing and technical virtuosity.
He founded Bwazan, one of Mali’s leading percussion groups, and now teaches and performs worldwide, sharing his deep knowledge and infectious smile.

Catur Hariwijaya

Catur is passionate about uniting ethnic music styles, regularly composing and performing works that draw upon traditions from indigenous music from Indonesia and beyond.

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    “Having done two Bali Drum Camps, (2016 and 2017), I can guarantee that you will get excellent teaching – Bouba Gaye is a LEGEND and all the other teachers are great too. Tasty Indo food at cheap prices, lovely smiling locals, pools to cool off in- what’s not to like!?”

    Anne Harkin