Evanston Escola de Samba

The Evanston Escola de Samba (EEDS) is a non-profit, year round education program offering classes in Brazilian percussion and samba dance for students of all ages. EEDS offers ongoing classes at the Music Institute of Chicago (MIC) and the Levy Center, as well as workshops and residencies in the greater Chicago area.

2011 Spring Classes

Classes at the Music Institute of Chicago:
Instructors: Avo Randruut and Christina Trumbach
February 2nd through May 18th
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm /15 weeks

Classes at Levy Center in Evanston:
Instructor: Chris Hasselbring
April 6th through May 25th
Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00pm / 8 weeks

For more information and to register for classes, click Here

All students of the Evanston Escola de Samba are invited to perform at public events throughout the year. For a list of upcoming and past events, visit the Calendar of Events

Outreach classes funded by the Music Institute of Chicago are offered tuition-free to low-income and under-served youth in partnership with Youth Organizations Umbrella of Evanston.

EEDS at MIC is sponsored in part by the Evanston Arts Council, Contemporânea instruments of Brazil, and Campagnola restaurant.

EEDS is a Cultural Enrichment Program at the Music Institute of Chicago,
Community School.