Village Music Circle  3 Day Fundamental Drum Circle Skills Training

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Village Music Circle 3 Day Fundamental Drum Circle Skills Training

High-powered, dynamic, hands-on experiential learning in a creative and supportive setting. Beginner to Advanced, learning for all levels!

By John Fitzgerald

When and where

Date and time

June 23 · 3pm - June 25 · 5:30pm PDT


College of the Canyons 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

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There are discounts for organizational partners and groups of three or more. Click on Organizational Discounts on the Tickets page for more information.

Special discounts for international travelers. More information on the Tickets page.

A limited number of partial scholarships are available based on financial need. Contact John or Alan directly.

Who is this training for? Absolutely anyone working with groups to create an enhanced sense of connection and well-being, mutual support and community.

Beginners will have lots of instruction and hands-on opportunities to learn. Advanced facilitators will have the opportunity to play at the edge of their experience.

What will you learn? You will develop fundamental, flexible tools and techniques to empower groups of every description through the VMC training protocol developed for over 30 years of training in more than 35 countries.

Where can I use these new skills? Your new skills can be used with groups of all kinds; early childhood, youth at risk, recovery populations, corporate communities, etc., and used for a wide variety of outcomes; celebration, stress relief, team building, curriculum integration and many, many more.

Who developed this training? Village Music Circles has trained over 13,000 people in 35 countries and is widely considered the premier training organization for facilitators.

The training utilizes the Drum Circle Facilitation techniques developed by its founder, Arthur Hull. Through his trainings, books, dvds, and music, Arthur strives to bring people a direct experience of the joy of rhythm; empowering others to carry the positive impact of community building through rhythm forward into their own lives and community.

Who will deliver the training? This training will lead by VMC Certified Trainers, Alan Bruni and John Fitzgerald. John and Alan have facilitated a wide range of populations and have designed programs for everyone from corporate teams to challenged teens. More about the VMC Global Trainer team here:

Schedule Outline

Friday June 23 - 3 pm registration - 3:30 pm Sessions begin - Dinner 6 pm - Sessions - 9 pm Sessions close

Saturday June 24 - 8:00 am arrival - 8:30 am Sessions - 12:00 pm lunch - 1:00 pm Sessions - 5:30 pm Dinner - 9 pm Session Close

Sunday June 25 - 9:00 am arrival - 9:15 am Sessions - 1:45 lunch - 2:30 planning set up for community drum circle - 3:30 to 5:30 pm community drum cirlce - clean up - 6:30 possible group dinner.

Cancellations and Refund Policy

Full refunds will be offered up to one week before the training, June 16th.

About the organizer

Organized by
John Fitzgerald