the playing field, remove the hierarchies, and learn to know each other
on different terms. Creating music together creates lasting bonds
between people unlike any other. By putting all of your team members on
the level playing field of group drumming, watch how the
hierarchies melt away and you each begin to see the importance of player
in the room. Strengthen interpersonal relationships.
Creates a strong sense of team.
Create more effective team members by turning them into deeper listeners. Music unifies and creates a common purpose for your team and is the perfect metaphor for working together in harmony while highlighting the importance of the group dynamic.
Encourages creative thinking.
When you create music, it demands that you think outside the box. Music uses both hemispheres of the brain. Each player learns how to balance their creativity and expression while supporting others in their own pursuits.
Quickly brings focus and concentration to large groups.
Music helps to bring immediate focus to any size group. Within moments, everyone is on the same page, letting go of worries, skepticism and concerns, and immersed into an enjoyable group experience.
Fosters cooperation instead of competition.
Your team members will feel camaraderie closer as they experience making music together. When all players are working in complete cooperation, and with full focus, extraordinary music results. Create a common ground and a solid sense of community by uniting participants as a team and feel the power of playing as one drum.
Music is scientifically documented to quickly and safely help people release stress. With the first five minutes you will feel a significant shift in how you feel, and also how the group is better able to focus.
Stimulates deep listening.
Music making demands that you learn to hear subtleness. You learn to hear more than one thing at a time. You learn to hear more than just yourself. It increases awareness of others while participants learn to listen and interact with each other.
Helps participants to find their own voice.
Learn the power of individual contribution. In their expression individuals make a unique contribution to the success of the entire group. Group music making is the perfect metaphor for relationships in the workplace and is a cathartic way to enhance personal and self-awareness. Group music making encourages self-expression and personal growth.
Is easy, energizing and enjoyable!
Can happen anywhere.
Your conference hall, your business, auditorium, factory floor.
Jim has facilitated sessions in very diverse settings such as a woodworking sawmill, a juvenile prison, factory manufacturing floor, cafeterias...
All we need is the ability to make loud music and seating for all participants.