We are very excited to be exhibiting at the Music & Drama Education EXPO at Kensington Olympia! Please come pop along to chat to us about our workshops, CPD and world-music instrument sales. We'll also be giving mini-masterclasses at our stand throughout the EXPO giving top tips on how to teach different world-music genres in the classroom.
We'll be sharing stand D14 with our world-music instrument importer Soar Valley Music so you'll be able to see and try out the latest world instruments available in the UK.
We are delighted to announce our Bang the Drum 2016 project has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the Music Teacher Awards 2017 in the Best Musical Initiative category!
On Monday 3 October, a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the LARGEST DRUMMING LESSON was set by 1,827 school children, aged 7 – 11, and their teachers from 25 London schools at the Copper Box Arena today in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Bang the Drum 2016 was held in support of Street Child United.
The GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS official attempt was led by world music facilitators Inspire-works, and streamed live on YouTube throughout the UK to up to 10,000 drummers of all ages and abilities. Street-connected children in Chennai, India also participated via the live stream.
We’re leading a fun African drumming workshop for young children at the Royal Albert Hall on 18th June!
#FacilitatorFriday – a new fun resource for anyone wanting to lead world-music or world-dance workshops, lessons or planning a scheme of work!
Here’s the opening of our IndoAfroSamba – How To Teach World-Music workshop at the Music Education EXPO 2015 – West African djembe drumming starts off, Balinese gamelan starts at 10:45 and Brazilian samba reggae starts at 14:45.