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Dancing Drum's mission is to EDUCATE, ENTERTAIN, & INSPIRE people of all ages through interactive, percussion-based programs. We provide a complete drum program package for schools and other educational venues, including drum packages, online and in-school programs, standards-based curriculum materials, and professional development workshops.

Since 2002, Dancing Drum has conducted interactive drumming programs at schools, museums, performing arts centers, conventions, festivals, and team-building events from California to the East Coast and internationally.

Contact us to learn more about what Dancing Drum can do for your school or special event!


Our unique educational books are focused on teaching drumming as a musical art and utilizing the power of rhythm to connect across the curriculum. All of Dancing Drum's publications are designed for success and use our intuitive Rhythm Phonics system for teaching and learning rhythms, in addition to standard notation.

Dancing Drum News & Updates

August 15th Summer Teacher Training Intensive in Asheville, NC

July 06, 2023

Dancing Drum is presenting a Summer Teacher Training Intensive in Asheville on Monday August 15th, and we would like to invite you to attend for FREE!  We are excited to connect with local music educators and share our tried-and-true methods for successful drumming in schools, activities that we have developed over the last 20 years of visiting hundreds of schools across the country with Dancing Drum. This interactive training will be full of new drumming methods, activities, rhythms, and songs you can use for the 2022-23 school year!  The workshop will run from 10:00am-3:00pm. Even if you cannot attend the entire training, you are still welcome to join us! Drums and percussion instruments will be provided for you to play. Handouts from the training will be available to take with you. If you’re interested in attending, click this link to go to the teacher training page: Continue Reading →

Check out our NEW BOOK for early childhood learners! "Drumming Numbers with Boom Ba Bee"

March 06, 2023

In this counting book for early childhood learners, we learn to count from ONE to TEN as Boom Ba Bee explores the world, meets friends, and finds a new rhythm at each stop.

Tap into the rhythm-language connection and drum along as we "say and play" our number rhythms with Boom Ba Bee!

Great NEWS! cARTwheels + Dancing Drum

January 17, 2023

Great news! Dancing Drum has been selected as a Teaching Artist for cARTwheels, North Carolina Arts Council’s Arts in Education Grant Program!This means that you can access funding through the NC Arts Council to bring Dancing Drum your school. There is a process for applying for funding. You can learn more at this link: The application is open now, through March 1st, for programs beginning next fall. Here is a link to Dancing Drum’s program listing. We are featuring a 3-day “Drumming Up Character” Workshop-to-Performance (W2P) program, materials included: We are thrilled to be a part of North Carolina’s rich arts community and look forward to reaching more students across the state with our new partners at cARTwheels! Please feel free... Continue Reading →