Dancing Drum's mission is to EDUCATE, ENTERTAIN, & INSPIRE people of all ages through interactive, percussion-based programs. We provide a complete drum program package for schools and other educational venues, including drum packages, online and in-school programs, standards-based curriculum materials, and professional development workshops.

Since 2002, Dancing Drum has conducted interactive drumming programs at schools, museums, performing arts centers, conventions, festivals, and team-building events from California to the East Coast and internationally.

Contact us to learn more about what Dancing Drum can do for your school or special event!

Dancing Drum News & Updates

How Dancing Drum Connects to National Core Arts Standards

August 01, 2022

Though each state has its own educational standards for the arts, there is actually quite a bit of overlap with the National Core Arts Standards (link). No matter the art discipline - Dance, Music, Theater or Visual Art - students should be engaged in one of the four fundamental processes identified there: Creating, Presenting, Responding, and Connecting. This blog post illustrates a few of the ways that ensemble drumming and Dancing Drum can actively address each of these focus areas. CREATINGNothing says “I am!" more strongly than playing a drum. Playing together, students co-create music, rhythms, and an educational, social-emotional experience that differs from all other classes at school. In addition to participating in drumming as a class ensemble, students conceptualize their own rhythms and... Continue Reading →

New Elementary Music PD Added: That Sounds Great! Elementary Drumming in 3/4 and 6/8

May 17, 2022

Bring the magic of drumming in 3/4 and 6/8 time signatures to your music classroom! In this highly interactive session, attendees will learn and play beginning to advanced drum rhythms designed for success and fun! Expand your student's drumming skills as they explore the fascinating world of 3/4 and 6/8!
What's In Stock? April 2022 Update

April 26, 2022

As the school year draws to a close, you might be curious to know...What is currently in stock?