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Developmental Community Music Course – 2014

Join us for five days of musical bliss! Therapeutic Music Making / Therapeutic Drumming Musical Games / Music-Based Programs Drum Circle Facilitation and More ProRhythms – A Healthful Approach to Music Native American Flute / Ukulele / Drumming / Voice Program Design / Live Sessions / Peer Feedback DCM is Music with a Mission! JOIN […]

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Kalani Interview

What was my first musical memory? How did I get started in music? When did I know I wanted to be a professional musician? What was it like playing with Yanni? What was the vision behind the Rhythm Spirit CD? What are the different types of community drumming that I facilitate? What’s the difference between […]

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The Giant School Drumming Circle

What does it take to get 150+ kids all playing together? How do you start? What techniques and strategies does one use to both control the group and, at the same time, set them free? Find out in this narrated mini-series about the giant school drumming circle by Kalani. This was shot during a residency […]

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Kalani LIVE Easter Special

For those of you who listed to the latest Kalani LIVE podcast: Here’s the code I mentioned ATG3T8YW You can use this to get between 20 and 30% off all Kalani Music products sold by Musical Media on Amazon (at checkout). Visit AMAZON. Buy 2, get 20% off Buy 3, get 30% off. Enjoy the […]

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PASIC 2013

Greetings Everyone! If you were at my PASIC session, Music for Persons with Special Needs, you can see the session presentation notes and watch all the videos on THIS PAGE. Just enter the code for access and enjoy! You;ll need to ‘join’ this site, which is FREE and only takes a minute. Joining gets you […]

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Strum & Drum 2013

Imagine yourself helping a group of children sing fun songs while playing ukuleles, drums, and percussion. How great would that be. Stop wondering and start strumming and drumming with us this Summer at Music Matters School in Batavia, IL (near Chicago). We’re launching an entirely new curriculum for school-age children (grades 4+) featuring island music […]

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Program Design Does More

In these economic times, people are having to do more with less, turning ideas into action and streamlining their workflow. Customers want value and we want to provide it. It may not be enough to offer a drum circle and say that people are going to ‘have fun’ or ‘become unified.’ Business customers want to […]

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DCM helping Women

Kalani helps bring community music to LA’s Downtown Women’s Center. The LA DWC provides housing, meals, classes, and support for hundreds of women who live in and around LA’s skid row. They had contacted me to provide community music facilitation and music therapy services. When first arrived, I was greeted with smiles and looks of […]

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