Intro to Marimba Classes for Youth

Taught by ‘Mr. E’!


Local percussionist Eric Baumheier offers introductory classes in Zimbabwean style marimba to youth age 10 and up, no experience necessary! These marimba classes help build musical aptitude while at the same time emphasizing group cooperation and interplay. This joyful and exciting music is accessible to young people from any, or no, musical background – there is something for everyone. Come experience the joy and harmony of African marimba music first hand! Classes meet once per week usually for 6 week sessions. Cost is $10/class and all classes take place at the Helios Center, which is located in the garage/studio behind 601 Sopris Ave in Carbondale.

Youth Classes:

 Tuesdays from 4:15pm – 5:15pm 

Location: The Helios Center (Garage/Studio behind 601 Sopris Ave In Carbondale)

Cost: $10/class

Please contact Eric at or 303-717-1310 with questions or to register for classes.

Marimba Workshops
  • Learn to play Zimbabwean Marimba!  We will learn a song in the Zimbabwean or South African style, with multiple interlocking parts on a whole ensemble of marimbas!  This music is accessible to people from any, or no, musical background – there is something for everyone and no experience necessary.  Beginner and Intermediate workshops offered.  Come explore the magic and mystery of African music with us!

Drum and Dance Classes

  • Please visit the Calendar of Classes page for more info.