Archive for Strategies

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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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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Melodic Percussion (No A or E)

In this example from the Summer DCM Course in Los Angeles, participants explored playing tuned percussion, Boomwhackers Tubes, Orff Instruments, Hand Percussion, and Drums in an improvisation. Kalani demonstrates how you can use Orff instruments to create various types of musical effects. This strategy and some of the techniques are listed and discussed in the […]

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