Seattle 3 Day VMC Drum Circle Facilitation Playshop
Thu Jul 22 2021 at 04:00 pm to Sat Jul 24 2021 at 06:00 pm
Rainier Arts Center | Seattle, WA
SCHOLARSHIPS* for Youth & SE Seattle Community
We are ready to rumble! Join us in Seattle
and walk away with the confidence to lead drum circles and share the magic of music with your community.
$350 ~Early Bird thru June 15th $300~
Facilitators, Activity Organizers, Group Leaders, Teachers, Therapists, Music Educators and more.
What to expect? Watch this video from a 2019 3 Day training: https://fb.watch/5YX0xzvtag/
Participants of training will:
-Learn rhythm techniques, games, and activities to motivate your groups.
-Develop the facilitation skills necessary to lead rhythm events.
-Receive immediate feedback on skills learned.
-Develop a critique-technique process for skills learning.
-Explore personal facilitation techniques and styles based on your target population.
-Discover how to avoid the most common facilitator mistakes.
-Understand how to apply these facilitation sills to diverse populations.
Thursday July 22, 4-9pm
Friday July 23, 9am-9pm
Saturday July 24, 10am-2pm
Community Drum Circle 4-6pm hosted by Playshop participants!
The program format will include group instruction, discussions and small group activities using movement, voice, instruments, and improvisational rhythm games to demonstrates and explores facilitation techniques and styles.
Village Music Circles™ will empower you to build a rhythm community while exploring the foundational elements of drum circle facilitation. Learn powerful facilitation techniques and develop skills while gaining the confidence to successfully lead a rhythm event for a variety of diverse populations.
Packed with information and hands-on experience both beginning and experienced Facilitators will have plenty of opportunities for practicing new skills in a safe, supportive environment. Upon completion of this training, you will have the ability to begin facilitating rhythm events of your own!
L earn to successfully Facilitate rhythm-based events
E xperience the power of community building through rhythm!
A ctivate • Motivate • Empower! Rhythm for fun and learning
D iscover camaraderie and spirit playing music together!
In 20+ hours of training, participants will have extensive practice opportunities in the facilitation techniques and the skills needed to lead a drum circle event for a variety of populations.
Group instruction and discussions combine with small group activities using movement, voice, musical instruments, and improvisational rhythm games. Critique and feedback are an important part of the learning process.
Opportunities for networking with other DCFs of many cultures, backgrounds and experience levels provides stimulation and inspiration to developing facilitators.
The BASIC FACILITATORS' PLAYSHOP is a high-powered, dynamic experience. Please join us!
*Scholarship application inquiry begins with an email of interest to [email protected]
For Washington State Teachers: A maximum of twenty O.S.P.I approved clock hours may be earned based upon attendance. Clock hours are free to members of the Washington Music Educators Association. Non-members are welcome to claim hours at the rate of $2 per hour claimed/earned. Clock hour materials will be available at the event.
Accommodation information included with your registration.