LINKS WE LIKE
To learn more about community drumming and its related health benefits, check out the following websites
Raleigh Drum Circle offers a variety of community drum and dance events each month in Raleigh . Here's a list of their offerings:
River Rhythms- Durham Traditional African rhythms taught at the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Church. Fridays. 6:30PM . They offer guest teachers on a regular basis.
LOCAL Percussion teachers
Bulltown Strutters is Durham's newest, hot New Orleans-style parade and party band. We play music that everyone knows and loves to sing and dance to. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
DRUM CIRCLE FACILITATORS GUILD
An accrediting institution that networks, markets, represents and educates Drum Circle Facilitators and their efforts. A great place to go for general information about drum circles and the people that make them happen!
Scene of the Crime Rovers A Durham community-based music group. Shannon Morrow is the conductor of this group that won the 2008 Eight Great Local Bands award. Any muscian can join!
MIND, BODY WELLNESS CENTER
Home of Dr. Barry Bittman's research on drumming, health and wellness.
PERCUSSIVE ARTS SOCIETY
Home of the annual Percussive Arts International Conference and a great resource for percussion education.
Home of Dr. Robert Friedman, author of the "The Healing Power of the Drum" and a leader in the field of therapeutic drumming.
VILLAGE MUSIC CIRCLES
Home of Arthur Hull, author of "Drum Circle Spirit" and a pioneer in the field of drum circle facilitation.
offers drum circle facilitation trainings and large conference drumming events.
Especially FOR KIDS:
Music Explorium's Rhythm Jam exercise sheets. Check out these 3 pages of rhtyhm game and fun!
We love this site for rhythm game ideas for young ones.
Great selection of kids' instruments that you can buy from us.
Kids Rhythm Web shows You Tube clips of kids around the world drumming and sound clips of various musical instruments.
Teaching kids to drum
Musical Instrument Companies
Custom, high quality sitars and tanpuras. Professional repair of all wood-bodied instruments. We don't sell these, but love them. Order from Tony online.
Everyone's Drumming offers well made djembes and other drums.
Great selection of ethnic musical instruments including our favorite Daveed Korup's ceramic doumbeks.
Congas, bongos and Darbukas
Cedar, pine and oak slate constructed djembe, ashikos, bottom drums, cajon and congas. Unique selection of hand percussion.
Fun pitched musical tubes - boomwhacker fun!
Beautifully craved Indonesian made Afrian style djembes.
High Spirit Native American Flutes
Beautiful cedar, pine and walnut hand-crafted flutes
For more information on the products that Music Explorium uses, endorses, and sells, check out the following websites. Since we do not sell online, we encourage you to check out these products and then buy from our small shop. We offer very competitive price$!