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4 Hour Drum Circle Facilitator Intro (Virtual)

July 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm GMT



Join a 4 hour virtual event to introduce and practice key elements of in-person drum circle event facilitation. ‘Jamtown’ John Hayden with special guest Jim Boneau host this introductory Playshop on Zoom.

This virtual Playshop also counts toward a deposit for the early bird registration of our 3 Day in-person event to be held November 6,7 & 8th in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. It is our way to build momentum and keeping the fires stoked during the transition period created by Covid.

After hosting many recent online events, we believe the Zoom online platform is a convenient tool to learn and practice basic drum circle facilitation skills that can be applied to in-person events. Note: we will not focus on Zoom facilitation, though your online skill set will also grow.

We’ll identify the steps to facilitate a community rhythm-based event and take turns demonstrating basic DCF concepts. This program was pioneered by Arthur Hull over 50 years in the field and was co-authored by Jim Boneau. Jim will join us & share his insights after almost 20 years of development with Arthur. The program is taught all over the world.

Village Music Circles™ Drum Circle Facilitation Programs distill the challenge of rhythm-based event management into layers built one exercise at time. Hands-on practice for all participants is the focus of this training. We’ll share techniques and technology and time in front of each other practicing. Adding your unique personality and spirit will help you to ‘own’ the material.

Learn how to start, stop, sculpt & arrange grooves while moving a group toward its highest musical potential. Or just have fun and make the world a more musical place! This workshop is for:

  • Music Therapists
  • Music Teachers & Educators
  • Group Leaders & Presenters
  • Community Organizers
  • Musicians & Drummers
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Counselors & Social Workers
  • Youth Counselors and Kids-at-risk Professionals
  • Activity Directors for Seniors
  • Health and Wellness Professionals
  • Trainers & Facilitators
  • Ministers & Spiritual Leaders
  • Life Coaches
  • Anyone seeking inspiration & new skills

Cost $75 – also applies as an early bird deposit for the Seattle 3-Day Basic Training November 6,7, 8, 2020.