Adult Classes African Drumming beginners classes in Birmingham available. Contact us for details. Children’s Workshops Drumvoice Programme Duration Cost African Drumming Experience Full day £300 African Drumming Experience Half day £200 Drum & Sing Celebration Full day with two artists in attendance £600 Drum & Dance Party Full day with two artists in attendance £600 [...]
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Children’s Workshops “We look forward to our drumming workshops every year. The children love them. How can such fantastic music be composed in such a short time? Absolutely brilliant!” Carmel Simmons, Colmore Junior School “The best external activity brought into school. A thoroughly enjoyable day.” Newcastle-under-Lyme Junior School “The comments from all our staff following [...]
Music leadership skills, Team-building & Issue-based training… Drumvoice training and mentoring programmes give teachers the confidence to realise their potential when it comes to music-making with children. This means more and more schools can fully integrate rhythm activities into childrens’ lives in a sustainable fashion and to reap the tremendous benefits as a result. Take [...]
Ideal for arts weeks, we work with children to make beautiful tie dyed materials and African beads for jewellery. These can be made into costumes for performances or for making exciting displays around the school. Included in the workshops are talks and visuals introducing children to the cultural background of these artforms.
Drumvoice also offers exciting dance workshops to complement the drumming experience. Children love the dynamic full-bodied movements of African and Caribbean dance. After a fun warm up, children learn a sequence of movements which are then choreographed into an exhilarating routine. These workshops give children a great sense of achievement as well as valuable experience [...]
As you might imagine, we at Drumvoice adore the ancient and magical combination of drumming and singing. Our African Drumming and Singing Celebration is a full day intensive workshop aimed at upper primary and secondary school children. We orchestrate an unforgettable day for up to 90 children, culminating with a performance in front of the [...]
Our African Drumming Experience is fun, practical and above all educational. Available for full or half day sessions, we provide hands-on tuition, demonstrating traditional rhythms and techniques and engaging children in creating their very own drumming pieces. Children love learning to play our authentic instruments, including the distinctive Djembe drums, the big Djun Djun bass [...]
Drumming provides all children with a strong foundation for their musical understanding and offers wide-ranging benefits to many areas of development, as explained below. Early Years children have shown notable improvements in regard to language, numeracy, motor control and social skills through our Ready Steady Drum! programme. Above all, drumming is a great confidence booster, helping children [...]
Drumvoice has a therapeutic effect on Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers… DRUMVOICE provides an exercise class with a difference for Multiple Sclerosis sufferers – and is asked back for more!
PILOT school for Ready Steady Drum! enters its third year working with Drumvoice. Sarah Westwood first developed her inspirational Ready Steady Drum! for Early Years as part of a project funded by Kingstanding Education Action Zone.