Dancing Drum News & Updates

Upcoming Professional Development Conferences in IL and NC

We look forward to bringing Dancing Drum to state music education conferences in North Carolina and Illinois this school year! Here are a few more details about the hands-on, interactive sessions that will be led by our Musical Director, Mr. Steve... View full article →

What Makes Dancing Drum Djembes Special?

"We were able to source wood from sustainably managed plantations, wood that's grown and harvested on a 7 or 8 year cycle." This would be a much more eco-friendly option than using 100+ year old hardwoods. "We worked with Tycoon to design a djembe shell that would use a traditional shape inside and out, using a staved construction. Our goal was to create a drum with a very traditional sound and feel, using responsibly harvested wood, and offering it at an affordable price point."  View full article →

Grand Opening Celebration of the Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center, New Orleans, LA

Saturday, August 1st, 1:00-3:00pm - Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of a sparkling, new resource for the New Orleans community! Special guests will be on-hand for the ribbon cutting, and attendees can learn about all of the great classes and resources offered through the new facility, which include drumming classes for kids and adults, yoga, dance, counselling and conflict resolution, birthing classes, art classes, quilting, and more! As part of the day's events, Dancing Drum will host a special interactive drumming session for all ages! Drums provided. RSVP here:
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