The United Nations Music Club offers all UN staff members the opportunity to be introduced to Afro-Caribbean percussions.

Courses 2016 start

  • 4rth April  – you can still inscribe. 
  • End of August 
  • End of October

9-week initiation courses start every quarter. In 2016 there are course January-March, 4 April to end of June, end of August until end of October and November- December.  Applicants can select the Monday or Friday during the lunch break and select classes according to their availability or preference.

You will learn the basics and more with an excellent professional and teacher who is fluently trilingual, speaking English, French and Spanish. It is not necessary to have any previous knowledge of music or percussions. Your contribution per lesson will be only 15.- francs. The entire course will cost 135 francs. All instruments will be provided by the Workshop and Mr. Julio D’Santiago. 

Classes will last 40 minutes and will be held during lunch breaks between 12.00  and 12.40 p.m and 13.20 and 14.00 respectively. The  practice room is located in the E-building, ground floor of the Palais des Nations at UNOG. 

To register and/or get more information, please email

Do not miss this opportunity to learn to play percussions in ideal conditions. 

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