September 27-29, 2019
Oddfellows San Pablo Lodge, 342 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA 94590

Learn To Facilitate Your Own Community Drum Circle! (3-day Weekend)

Village Music Circles™ Trainers Arthur Hull (Village Music Circles), Jeni Swerdlow (DRUMMM Rhythmic Events), and John Hayden (Jamtown Live) will empower you to build a rhythm community while exploring the foundational elements of drum circle facilitation. Learn powerful facilitation techniques and develop skills while gaining the confidence to successfully lead a rhythm event for a variety of diverse populations.

Packed with information and hands-on experience both beginning and experienced Facilitators will have plenty of opportunities for practicing new skills in a safe, supportive environment. Upon completion of this training, you will have the ability to begin facilitating rhythm events of your own!

L earn to successfully Facilitate rhythm-based events

E xperience the power of community building through rhythm!

A ctivate • Motivate • Empower! Rhythm for fun and learning

D iscover camaraderie and spirit playing music together!

Program Content: Drum Call • Stop Cuts • Sculpting

  • In 20+ hours of training, participants will have extensive practice opportunities in the facilitation techniques and the skills needed to lead a drum circle event for a variety of populations.
  • Group instruction and discussions combine with small group activities using movement, voice, musical instruments, and improvisational rhythm games. Critique and feedback are an important part of the learning process.
  • Opportunities for networking with other DCFs of many cultures, backgrounds and experience levels provides stimulation and inspiration to developing facilitators.
  • The Basic Facilitators’ Playshop is a high-powered, dynamic experience. Participants must commit to the entire weekend and be ready to work hard and learn a lot — while having loads of fun doing so.

Required Text: Drum Circle Facilitation: Building Community Through Rhythm by Arthur Hull

Village Music Circles utilizes the Drum Circle Facilitation techniques developed by Arthur Hull.

Cost: $350 before August 1, 2019/$400 after August 1, 2019. Space is limited.


For more info contact outreach@drumcircle.com.