Graduation

Cor Classificação Tempo Mínimo Competências
Crua Caloiro 1 ano The student should learn how to play the pandeiro and to sing a song
Crua Laranja Caloiro 1 ano The student should know how to play the pandeiro in a basic way, should start learning the atabaque and sing a song
Crua Cinza Aluno/-a 1 ano The student should know how to play the pandeiro and the atabaque in a basic way. Should start learning the Angola tune on the berimbau and learn another song
Crua Marrom Aluno/-a 1 ano The student should know how to play the pandeiro, the atabaque and the Angola tune on the berimbau, should start learning the São Bento Pequeno de Angola tune on the berimbau, one ladainha and two corridos
Crua Verde Aluno/-a 1 ano The student should know how to play the pandeiro, the atabaque, the Angola and São Bento Pequeno de Angola on the berimbau. Should start learning how to play São Bento Grande de Angola, São Bento Grande da Regional, another ladainha and some more corridos
Verde Aluno/-a 1 ano The student should know how to play all the instruments in a basic way, sing ladainhas and corridos. Should learn the Congo tune (maculelê) on the atabaque and the samba de roda tune on the pandeiro. All students in this rank should learn how to play the agogô and the reco-reco. Only by being proficient in all the previous requirements can the student attend the green and yellow rank exam
Verde Amarelo Graduado/-a 2 anos The student should be able to play the instruments above mentioned and sing all of the rhythms refered without stoping and mantaining the activity inside the roda
Crua Amarelo Monitor/-a 2 anos The student should know how to dance samba and how to teach samba in a basic way
Amarelo Instrutor/-a 2 anos The student should start learning Portuguese and English
Amarelo Azul Instrutor/-a 2 anos The same requirements as the previous rank
Azul Roxo Instrutor/-a 2 anos The student should be able to communicate in Portuguese and English
Crua Azul Professor/-a 3 anos
Azul Professor/-a 3 anos
Verde Amarelo Azul Contramestre/-a 4 anos
Branco e Verde Mestre/-a 10 anos
Branco e Amarelo Mestre/-a 10 anos
Branco e Azul Mestre/-a 10 anos
Branco Salomão 30 anos