Let’s Drum

The Let’s Drum program brings people together in a fun and welcoming setting, fostering their rhythmic and creative abilities while developing a better sense of self-confidence, cultural understanding, communication, and respect for each other.

After all . ..Everybody Has Rhythm!

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What is Let’s Drum?

Let’s Drum is a traveling, hands-on music program that has “edu-tained”, inspired, and connected audiences of various ages and sizes throughout upstate New York since 2005.   Using instruments from around the world spanning numerous cultures and eras, participants from all levels of ability can play in a comfortable and welcoming setting.  For details about the program including a basic lesson plan, visit the Program Page.

Where can it be offered?

• Libraries
• Conferences
• Community Centers
• Retreats
• Festivals
• Cultural Events
• Birthday Parties
• Day Camps
• After-school Programs
• Special Events
• Also available for community theater performances and other events in need of some noise!
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The program is flexible to fit into a number of settings and venues: chairs, grass, carpeting, as well as indoors or outdoors.




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Any age! The program can be modified so that more games and activities are incorpated into Pre-K through pre-teen groups, whereas adult and teen programs can focus more on history, culture, and technique.






Group Sizes?

Program can provide instruments for 50 participants. Larger, theater-sized performances can also be accommodated

Groups from anywhere between 10 and 60 participants is ideal. However, the program can be modified for auditorium stage performances as well as smaller, intimate sessions.

Themes include:

Leadership                                    Fun

An appreciation for history

Geography                   Coordination                    Creativity

Cultural Understanding                          Communication Skills


Let’s Drum has been featured at:

Halftime Performance at Albany All*Stars Rollerderby. Photo by Elizabeth Sorrano

Halftime Performance at Albany All*Stars Rollerderby. Photo by Elizabeth Sorrano


Schools & Libraries

Schools & Libraries

Upper Madison Street Fair

Upper Madison Street Fair

Agudat Achim Carrot Festival
Albany All-Stars Rollerderby
Albany Public Libraries:
– Bach Brach
– Delaware Branch
– North Albany Branch
Art n Soul Inc.
Ashokan Center
Bethlehem Day Camp
Bethlethem Public Library
Cambridge Library
Canajoharie Library
Carol A. Dunigan Day Care Center
Chester Library
Clifton Park Public Library
Crandall Public Library
Duanesburg Community Center
East Greenbush Public Library
Easton Library
Glenville Public Library
Hannaford Kidz Expo
Hyde Park Elementary
Mercy Cares Day Care Center
New Scotland Elementary School
New York Outdoor Education Association annual conference
Niskayuna Public Libary
North Albany Academy
Northeast Parent & Child Society
Northville Public Library
Petersburgh Public Library
Phoenicia Library
Sand Lake Public Library
Schenectady Public Library
– Central Branch
– Rotterdam Branch
– Scotia Branch
– Woodlawn Branch
Schuylerville Library
St. Mary’s School, Ballston Spa
Tiny Tots Tea Room
Town of Ballston Community Library
Troy Public Library
– Lansingburgh Branch
– Main Branch
Upper Madison Street Fair
Voorheesville Public Library
Waterford Public Library
William K. Sanford Town Library
Windham Ashland Jewitt SchoolPlease feel free to contact the above locations/organizations for references–I will be happy to provide you with a contact name.