Your music course

in Havana

Havana Music is a musical project based in Havana that promotes the Cuban music and culture.

Our music courses and workshops are aimed at students of all levels as well as teachers and musicians who wish to learn or deepen their knowledge of Cuban music. From our music center, we guarantee a well-rounded and fascinating experience.

The mixture of cultures has created a fusion of rhythms and styles in Cuba with a long tradition and quality that has been recognised worldwide. Havana is the capital of Cuban music and the ideal place to learn it.

Havana Music offers you a complete experience!

Enjoy
Cuban
Music!

Online Courses

Download our music courses!

Check out our on-line courses and start learning Cuban music from home (English subtitled).

  • star rating  What an amazing experience to get acquainted with the Cuban rhythms!

    We did the percussion workshop of 2 hours with a group of friends. We were welcomed very... read more

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    January 29, 2023

    star rating  I highly recommend this school. Staff and instructors are very interesting, pleasant, patient, knowledgeable and skilled. If you want to learn about Cuban music, particularly about the rhythmic nature of... read more

    avatar thumb H2719HSdank
    January 19, 2023

    star rating  We did the percussion lesson with Hansel, and it was one of the highlights of our entire trip! It was really great introduction of the Cuban styles and influences of... read more

    avatar thumb lethola
    December 27, 2022
  • star rating  I had a fantastic time in Havana thanks to the havana music school. With Angel (a superb piano teacher) I studied piano and made a lot of progress. Everyone is... read more

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    December 12, 2022

    star rating  I have taken 10-hour guitar and 5-hour salsa lessons with Marcos and Yaimara who are both versatile, patient and organized during my one-week stay in Havana.

    Mr.Miguel... read more

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    November 13, 2022

    star rating  We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Havana Music School and the percussion workshop with Alejandro. We were introduced to playing the clave, maracas, guiro and congas and even a... read more

    2022njacobsel
    October 11, 2022
  • star rating  The piano lessons I had with Ingrid have changed the way I approach montuno and the Latin tradition. Really enjoyable and knowledgable, when I have internalised all I have learnt... read more

    drmarkbaynes
    September 27, 2022

    star rating  I had a wonderful 6 weeks at Havana Music School. Having a background in music myself, the school team helped to tailor-made a course that was JUST RIGHT for my... read more

    ehthanisa
    September 21, 2022

    star rating  We had a fantastic experience at Havana Music School. I took a double bass course with Olivia, a great teacher and double bass player! I already liked Cuban music, but... read more

    G264NRanac
    September 18, 2022
  • star rating  I took a conga-course @ Havana Music,...and it was a very very enjoyable experience. The hours were flexible and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. The teacher was enthusiastic and... read more

    65hermanns
    September 11, 2022

    star rating  Together with some friends we took a percussion workshop. Appart from Congas, we were able to play all the minor percussion instruments such as maracas, guiros and clave. The best... read more

    sergiogU7746PE
    September 3, 2022

    star rating  Alicia:
    I took a guitar lesson and the experience was amazing. My teacher Jany first taught me some technique exercises and then I learned several popular Cuban music songs. It... read more

    Stay656117
    September 3, 2022

Singing

Try our singing courses: work your technique and learn the most popular Cuban traditional songs.

 

Piano

From Lecuona to the most famous tumbaos of Cuban music. From our music school you will find the piano course more suitable for you.

 

Drums

Learn the basics and more advanced rhythms of Cuban music with our drums courses.

Brass / Woodwind

Trumpet / Trombone
Flute / Sax
Clarinet / Bassoon / Oboe

 

Strings

Bass / Double Bass
Cello
Acoustic Guitar / Electric Guitar
Tres Guitar
Violin

Percussion

Bongo / Congas (Tumbadoras)
Timbales
Minor Percussion: Maracas / Claves / Güiros / Shekere…

Music lessons for:

Our music courses can be adapted to music teachers who want to deepen the study of Cuban music, it’s rhythms and patterns of improvisation.

Courses adapted to students with basic knowledge that want to learn a correct technique and the basic patterns of Cuban music.

Courses focused on professional musicians interested in Cuban music. There is also the possibility to play with Cuban musicians.

Our students:

We have received students and teachers from prestigious music schools and travel companies:

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