Sunday, May 8, 2016

ITALY: KoSA Italy / CALABRIA - July 21-24, 2016


KoSA Italy / CALABRIA - July 21-24, 2016

Immerse yourself this summer in Southern Italian drumming, percussion & rhythms in the scenic seaside village of Locri, Italy. The authentic natural setting of this beautiful southern Italian region is conducive to the KoSA, unparalleled hands-on, cultural learning experience!

The Program:

All participants will receive professional instruction in the following areas:

  •     Drumset (Funk, Jazz, Cuban & Rock)
  •     Frame drumming of Southern Italy and the various styles in the region ( including Tamburello, Tambora, Tamburo, Tamburino)
  •     Drumset/Frame drums and Drumset/Djembe
  •     Hybrid playing concepts
  •     Cuban & Brazilian percussion
  •     Classes 4 intensive hands-on classes per day (small class size)
  •     Concerts Each evening concerts will be held in the majestic Cinema Vittoria "Sala Rossa"
  •     All festival concerts will be open to the public
  •     Jam sessions following each evening concert ,there will be seaside open jam sessions with participants and faculty
Workshop Location:

All workshop activities will be held in the beautiful Mediterranean seaside resort town of Locri in the Calabria region of Italy (Southern Italy). Classes and concerts take place at the Cinema Vittoria "Sala Rossa". Conveniently situated, Locri is only 80 minutes from the International Airport di Lamezia Terme which is served by all major domestic and international carriers and all major rental car companies.

Shuttle service can be arranged by contacting:

Full Travel Agency at +393425300496 or +390964380814

Cost of KoSA Italy's Calabria Program:

250 Euros or 290$ US.

This price covers all festival concerts and all daily classes with our renown Faculty.
PLEASE NOTE!  Program price does not include lodging and meals!

All participants of the KoSA Calabria program can arrange their lodgings in Locri through one of the beautiful Bed & Breakfast facilities listed below. Please call or e-mail your lodging provider directly with your requests and make certain to mention the KoSA Calabria Drum Workshop & Festival to receieve a special price and a guaranteed reservation. You can also visit their websites to get an idea of the accommodations - - - but you must book via email and telephone directly.

Kalinikta: +39 0964235111

Terre del Sud: +39 0964390265

Residence Gnuramomma: +390964235276


Most bed and breakfast rooms have breakfast included within the lodging cost. Lunch and Dinner are available at several sponsoring restaurants of the KoSA event - - in close proximity to where the classes will be held! Suggested restaurants include:
Please note that the meals are the sole responsibility of KoSA registered participants and are NOT covered by the KoSA program cost!
Registration, Payment, Cancellation Terms & Conditions:

All rates are per person. No refunds will be issued after the start of the event. No partial refunds will be issued for any workshop activities missed. Cancellations received fewer than 14 days prior to the start of the event will be issued a raincheck (credit) for future KoSA workshop events of equal or lesser value. All cancellations received before July 8th, 2016 will be refunded less 50% of the program cost.

Program schedule:

July 21 check in
6- pm Welcome session
8 pm supper
followed by open air jam session by the sea
July 22
9.30am >11am class; 11.30am > 1pm class
3.30pm > 5pm class; 5.30pm > 7pm class
9.45pm concert/00.00 jam sessions
July 23
9.30am > 11am class; 11.30 > 1 class
3.30am > 5am class; 5.30am > 7am class
9.45pm concert/jam sessions
July 24
9:30am > 11am Last class
11:30am Check out
ALL Registrations must be received by July 1, 2016 To Register online, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Or, you can download registration by clicking here, complete, re-save to your desktop then send via email to

You may also download, print out, complete and mail to:
KoSA Communications International
PO Box 333 / Station St. Jacques
Montreal QC H3C 2S1

See you in Italy!