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Drum Tiki Interactive Musical Events for Social and Emotional Development

Absolutely no musical or drumming experience required, everyone plays, all instruments are provided.

Events usually include 15 - 50 participants, playing for 45 - 60 minutes, exploring the themes of teamwork, integrity, and gratitude, while playing drums and interactive games, challenging ourselves to sustain drumming pattern/s and lightweight movements.

~ Bang a Box Game on Zoom
~ Live Events
~ Event Details
~ Our Commitment to Cleaning the Ocean

Drum Tiki's Commitment to Our Oceans

Drum Tiki will partner with an environmentally supportive organization once every 90 days by providing drumming event/s - free of charge - either as a contribution to your fundraising event or a drumming session for your team members. Our favorite organizations are those striving to protect and clean the oceans. Inquiries welcome.

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Interactive Rhythm Games Now Available Online

WHAT: Interactive play-along games and rhythms played on cardboard boxes. Make your drum and play! Each 30-minute-long session includes a rhythm to play along with, a game to be part of, and a motivational story or Thought for the Day. Sequential curriculum emphasizing social and emotional health; generosity, empathy, teamwork and gratitude. No rhythmic experience required, everyone welcome.

WHOM: Curriculum designed for youth ages 8 - 12 and young-at-heart adults, can be adapted for any age group.


WHEN: Schedule of activities will be customized to fit your request. For best results, recommend scheduling on consecutive days (rather than once per week or once per month) because students will retain more of the content and our need to spend instructional time reviewing previous activities will be minimal.

HOW MANY: Suggest four classes per series. Longer sequences available upon request.

WHY: Healthy, constructive, playful interaction with others during social distancing.

COST: Registration can be organized for individual families for $3 per screen per session, or by registering your class as a group for $50 per session.  

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1) Email us to create your schedule and activities.

2) Watch the Build a Better Box video and make your box(-es):

YouTube: Build a Better Box for the Drum Tiki Bang a Box Game

3) Pay with PayPal or Venmo.
 You'll get all the payment details in our reply to your registration.

4) We'll email the link to your Bang a Box session approximately 12 - 24 hours before it begins.

5) Log in and play..!

Zoom Expert or Baby Zoomer?

Functions and Settings We Will Use:
- Video
- Audio
- Mute
- Original Sound (upper left on screen)
- Gallery View (upper right on screen)

We recommend using a desktop computer or tablet. Some functions may be challenging if participating by phone.

Here’s a one-minute-long video to help you log in:

You do not need to pay for a Zoom membership to participate.

You're welcome to log in to our Bang a Box session 10 minutes early for Zoom operating assistance.

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LIVE EVENTS: Let's Design Your Tribal Gathering

To inquire about availability or create your event, tell us about it...

1) Date
2) Location
3) Tribal affiliation (educational or professional group, private event, etc.)
4) How many tribal members participating?
5) Duration (Suggest 45 - 60 minutes per session)
6) Start time

7) What will be the theme for our musical game?
- Affirmations
- Empathy
- Gratitude
- Possibilities

8) Will your Drum Tiki musical adventure include lightweight or moderate movement games, or guided imagery story telling using drums for sound effects?

9) What is the goal of our gathering?
- Perseverance / Dedication “Rhythm of the Fishermen”
- Health Maintenance “Rhythm of the Healer”
- Collaboration / Teamwork “Rhythm of the Warrior”
- Special Occasion / Accomplishment / Milestone “Rhythm of the Matriarch”

~ Questions? Click 'Coconut Telegraph' to send us an email ~

Event Details

Please provide an adequate space for the event, including:
- high tolerance for volume,
- flat floor, free of obstructions (no pillars or steps),
- seating for the participants ( i.e, armless chairs or benches)
- room to place seats in a circle and “elbow room” for drumming together and/or enough room for safe social distancing
- appropriate lighting, heating and/or cooling as necessary

Participants encouraged to wear clothing suitable for movement.

No musical or drumming experience necessary. Everyone plays.

Deposit may be required to secure reservation. Payment in full due on event date.

During the Coronavirus pandemic precautions, some of the following may not be possible. Thank you for supporting our commitment to safe and healthy events.

Drum Tiki musical adventures include tropical themed decorations like tiki statue/s, palm fronds, and/or bamboo.

All drums and other percussion instruments provided.

Everyone gets to wear a lei-style necklace (wooden or plastic) during the event.

~ Questions? Click 'Coconut Telegraph' to send us an email ~