Jim Donovan Programs
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Jim Donovan Corporate Drumming Events

Energetic Team, Leadership & Wellness Programs with Purpose

Welcome to RhythmTeam
Exhilarating Team Building with Jim Donovan M.Ed.
Multi-Platinum Performing Artist, Author & Award-Winning Facilitator

Spark a Fire At Your Next Event...

Do you want to....

  • Quickly focus and engage your team, meeting or conference?

  • Raise the energy and set an enthusiastic tone for your event?
  • Challenge your team to expand their comfort zones and get creative?

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See, Hear, & Feel Synergy.

Jim Donovan is all about helping your group generate synergy together. Within 60-75 minutes, your participants transform from a disconnected room of individuals staring at their smart phones into a highly engaged, parading and thumping band of rhythm.
Drums and percussion instruments are provided!

Hands On Collaboration.

Jim Donovan's RhythmTeam Program is "in-the -moment" group music creation for everyone. Your team will be challenged to collaborate, design and perform something brand new in a very short period of time. Watch as your team creatively solves problems in a way that expands their comfort zones and creates new connections.

100% Interactive Fun.

Jim Donovan's programs are for people who are looking for something new, fun and delightfully unexpected. Expect your group to laugh, be challenged, and feel accomplishment as they discover how to dramatically increase quality in everything they do as they create something undeniably brilliant together. Whether you have a group of 15 or 500 RhythmTeam has you covered.
" I would recommend this experience to others, especially the focus on listening skills and the analogies that can be drawn into the work experience"


- Kristi Yager
FED EX Ground University
"This was a great session! It was energetic, fun and tied really well to our value messages. Especially "Winning Together" and "Courage". It was a invaluable addition to our meeting!"


- Chrissy Stengel
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications Del Monte
"Thank you again for your help with our Women's Client Institute. You tailored your presentation to fit in with our overall theme of the day, and it was not only informative, but lively and fun! Exactly what we were looking for! 
Richard E. Deitrick, Jr., CRPC®, CFP®
Vice President
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Who is Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan M.Ed., former multi-platinum recording artist from the band Rusted Root,  and current Chairman of Fine Arts at Saint Francis University, is a master facilitator, inspirational trainer and world-class musician with over 25 years of leadership, teaching and performance experience. Donovan has presented hundreds of events across the US and Europe where he has helped many thousands of people learn effective ways to consciously lead, connect and live healthier, more productive lives through music.


As a member of the 3-time platinum band Rusted Root, he co-wrote and performed “Send Me on My Way,” a song whose unforgettable whistle has been featured in both Matilda and Ice Age. His touring work with Rusted Root provided ample opportunity to share the arena stages with rock legends such as Carlos Santana, members of Led Zeppelin and Sting, among others.


He regularly works in the corporate and university environment where he offers team building and wellness programs. A short list of clients include Morgan Stanley/Smith Barney, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, FedEx, EQT, Vanguard, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, and Indiana University.

Why Choose Jim Donovan's Programs?

  • Exceptional, hassle-free programming you can depend on
  • Custom designed programs to fit your goals
  • 100% Professional and passionate
  • Trusted by many of the world's largest companies