Take Drums to Heart brings women master drummers from diverse cultures into schools with low-income youth, youth at risk, foster homes, and women’s programs such as women’s shelters to present cultural programs and drumming workshops. These inspiring women are the Women Drummers International (WDI) Born To Drum Faculty members The drum is dynamic, spiritual, healing,[…]
Carolyn Brandy spent time with the students at the Guy Emanuele Elementary School on May the and May 11th, 2011 as part of the Take Drums to Heart program. Their teacher, Gina Picaldo, joined them.
Samuel L. Gompers High School is a continuation high school located in Richmond, CA. Students attending Gompers High were not successful at the comprehensive high schools. Many of these students have never played an instrument before. According to Mabiba and Carolyn, the students very engaged and and did a fabulous job of drumming and dancing[…]