Dr. Woodson Assembly and Workshop with UCLA’s Design for Sharing
Dr. Craig Woodson at UCLA
Dr. Woodson's work for UNICEF and Playing for Change in Honduras and Ecuador, August 2016.
In August 2016, Dr. Woodson was invited to bring drumming, drum circles and drum making to Honduras and Ecuador for UNICEF, arranged by Playing for Change, an international organization for building peace through music. His work in Honduras was with young people from broken families and in Ecuador he worked with Earthquake victims. In Honduras, his work was through the UNICEF Arts Center, COMVIDA. In Ecuador, Dr. Woodson worked with the well-known local Reggae band, Cocoa Roots seen in the videos. Below are videos about these projects.
UNICEF/ Student Interviews
UNICEF/ Playing for Change//Woodson in Ecuador: Earthquake Stories, Drumming, Students Rap Song 'Ahora, Soy Feliz'
UNICEF/ Playing for Change/ Woodson in Honduras: Stories about broken families
Watch Dr. Woodson in a YouTube Video
his 2008 peace-building work in Iraq!
Five-Day Roots of Rhythm Teacher Workshops These five-day, 30-hour workshops introduce several types of K-12 classroom drumming to teachers and other interested adults through drum set playing, djembe techniques, drum circle facilitation and instrument making based on Dr. Craig Woodson's world drumming guide, Roots of Rhythm (RoR). Each session will be tailored to the needs of attendees. Summer workshops in June and August 2017 at Ethnomusic $495.00 each.
June 26-30, 2017
August 7-11, 2017