Skip to content

Art and Heart of Drum Circles

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0634050664

ISBN-13: 9780634050664

Edition: 2003

Authors: Christine Stevens

List price: $14.99
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

In this quintessential guide to both creating and facilitating drum circles, noted music therapist and drum circle facilitator Christine Stevens covers everything from key grooves and instrumentation, to the personal side of empowering people and creating transformational experiences through recreational drumming. Filled with practical tools, guidelines, principles, helpful hints, exercises, and even a play-along CD, Stevens' book weaves into one resource the many key elements of what My Generation/AARP Magazine refers to as one of the country's "fastest growing holistic health trends." "Christine Stevens brings together the energy of her drum circle leadership and the healing power of her background in wellness to give us a very helpful book for drum circle leaders, teachers, recreation specialists, religious group leaders, health professionals, business people and amateur drummers." - Dr. Will Schmid, MENC Past President and author, World Music Drumming "This book is a must for anyone involved in or interested in the drum circle movement - from veterans to wanna-be facilitators." - Karl Bruhn, Father of the Music Making and Wellness Movement What you'll learn: . The science of entrainment . The drum circle duality . How to advertise and set up your drum circle . Recommended drums and percussion instruments . Eight basic facilitation cues . Seven essential skills of facilitation . Making arrangements in-the-moment . Facilitation using a melody instrument . Creating sound-scapes with new drummers . How to cover the basics of hand drumming . Starting and maintaining the groove . Designing your program . Facilitating from a place of musical joy! . Creating metaphors and meaning
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 5/1/2003
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 96
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
The ART of Drum Circles
The Circle
The Instruments
The Art of Facilitation
Arranging & Re-Arranging
Teaching without Teaching
Rules to Groove By
Designing Your Program
The HEART of Drum Circles
Transformation
The Heart of Facilitation
The REAL Instruments
Talking in Circles
Metaphor
About the CD
Resources for Further Information
About Christine
About Remo's Recreational Music Center (REMO's RMC)