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 [...]
What can we bring to the children in your school? Aside from our fabulous range of authentic African instruments, we bring with us our energy, enthusiasm and expertise. Our interactive drumming workshops are a highly creative way of fulfilling key aspects of the National Curriculum and supporting the positive outcomes of Government programme, ‘Every Child [...]