To learn more about community drumming and its related health benefits, check out the following websites:
Raleigh Drum Circle offers a variety of community drum and dance events each month in Raleigh . Here’s a list of their offerings:
- Hoop Jam – Every Wednesday and Final Friday Drum Jam- Downtown Cary
River Rhythms– Durham Traditional African rhythms taught at the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Church. Sunday, 6:30 – 8:00PM .
LOCAL Percussion teachers
- Farrunnissa Lila Rosa offers local frame drumming classes based on the teachings of Layne Redmond.
- Greg Whitt – hand drumming and drumming for health
- Ronnie Pulley – African Drumming
- Jim Roberts – Hand drumming
Bulltown Strutters is Durham’s hot New Orleans-style parade and party band. We bring the party to you. (Yes, I am in this wonderful band.) Contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
DRUM CIRCLE FACILITATORS GUILD
An accrediting institution that networks, markets, represents and educates Drum Circle Facilitators and their efforts. A great place to go for general information about drum circles and the people that make them happen!
MIND, BODY WELLNESS CENTER
Home of Dr. Barry Bittman’s research on drumming, health and wellness.
PERCUSSIVE ARTS SOCIETY
Home of the annual Percussive Arts International Conference and a great resource for percussion education.
Home of Dr. Robert Friedman, author of the “The Healing Power of the Drum” and a leader in the field of therapeutic drumming.
VILLAGE MUSIC CIRCLES
Home of Arthur Hull, author of “Drum Circle Spirit” and a pioneer in the field of drum circle facilitation.
Kalani offers drum circle facilitation training and large conference drumming events.
Especially FOR KIDS:
We love this site for rhythm game ideas for young ones.
Great selection of kids’ instruments that you can buy from us.
Kids Rhythm Web shows You Tube clips of kids around the world drumming and sound clips of various musical instruments.
Teaching kids to drum