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Marimba Magic
1437 Taunton Street,
Victoria, B.C. Canada
Phone: (250) 370-0739
E-mail: sales@marimbamagic.com

A great way to connect with the music, start a group, or obtain an instrument is by building your own marimba... You can save money too!

Group workshops can be tailored to your specific time and schedule needs. For example, a group rate can be arranged for teachers or students. Pro-D teachers workshops can be condensed to 3 or 4 days.

Normally, building a soprano, tenor, or baritone from scratch takes between 40 and 60 hours. The bass instrument is best shared between two people. Upon completion of the workshop, a Zimbabwean piece will be taught (time permitting).

You will need:

  • A woodworking shop that will accommodate up to 10 people where the owner will receive compensation for the use of their space. This could be in the form of a free workshop and/or a small fee to cover wear and tear on equipment.
  • A timeframe that fits everyone's schedule. (Any combination of days or evenings.)
  • A workshop fee of $350 per person.
  • Materials: Approximate wood and hardware costs are: soprano $190, tenor $210, baritone $300, bass $450. (Supplies can be purchased locally or I can obtain them for you.)

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