Escola de Bateria Rio de Janeiro

Terms and conditions


A £300 non refundable deposit is necessary to secure your place on the course. Upon registration you can choose to just pay the deposit or the full course amount.

This amount is deducted from the total fee. Registrations received after February 1st will incur the higher course rates as set out on the main course page on this site.

It is possible to pay by monthly direct debit to spread the payments.


JPpercussion does not accept liability for any travel or other costs incured by the participant in the event of the course being cancelled.


It is the responsibility of the student to arrange their own travel, travel insurace, airport transfer plus any jabs or medical needs.

Please note that Rio de Janeiro is not a yellow fever area. Go here for more info.

For info on the Zica virus and other travel information for Brazil please go here.


The course co-ordinator has the right to refuse registration.


The course is designed for students who learn at a medium to fast pace and those that can play a vairety of Brazilian percussion instruments.  You must get in contact with the course co-ordinator to discuss this before registering.


A non refundabe deposit of £300 is payable upon registration.

From the remainder of your course fee the following is charged.

  • Refunds within 90 days of course start date = 20% of remainder

  • Refunds within 70 days of course start date = 50% of remainder

  • Refunds within 60 days of course start date = 100% of workshop cost

Bookings made after the final course payment deadline will not be eligible for any refunds. 


Changing names

Names on a booking may be changed with a £25 admin fee providing the person taking the booking as been approved by the organiser. If you have booked to share a room and the person taking the booking is of a different sexual orientation to you then any additional costs as a result of cancelling and booking new accommodation must be paid by the person cancelling the booking.  

To change the name of a person on a booking please use the contact page.



In the unlikely event of the course being cancelled by jppercussion a full refund will be given. No liability is accepted for additional costs incured by the student.



Every participant is responsible for looking after their own safety and property.

Participants are encouraged to use hearing protection during sessions. Hearing protection must be provided by the participant.