Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute has been teaching children for over 25-years. Every year we apply for, and receive grants and donations so that we can provide free instruction during these challenging times.
We teach in a big red building with Paul Robeson on the side, on U Street NW near the intersection with 14th Street NW.
The current free program is for DC kids ages 6 to 18 years old. Free lessons are in:
Chinese Lion and Dragon Dance,
African Djembe Drumming,
African Dundun Drumming,
- Uniform consisting of t-shirt, pants, sash is provided free.
- All necessary equipment, instruments, and professional instruction is provided.
- All classes are Zoom-accessible.
- Contact Sifu Abdur-Rahim Muhammad at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program is made possible by funding by Washington DC's Learn24 program. Program is ongoing now until 29 July 2022.
- noon to 1:00p Kung Fu
- 1:00p to 1:45p Chinese Lion and Dragon Dance
- 2:00p to 3:00p African Drumming on the Djembe drum
- Youth are eligible to attend adult class in the afternoon.
- 4:00p to 5:00p African Drumming on the large Dundun drum
- 5:00p to 6:00p African Balafon Lesson
- 4:00p to 5:00p Kung Fu Basics and Fundamentals
- 5:00p to 6:00p Lion and Dragon Dance, Chinese Drumming
- 4:00p to 5:00p African Djembe Drumming
- 5:00p to 6:00p African Dundun Drumming