Dr. Craig Woodson, Owner A World Music Education Consultant Connecting people with music and instruments
Teacher Drumming Workshops from September 2018 to July 2019 — Near Cleveland, Ohio and in the Los Angeles, California area.
Student Programs — Year-round
Dr. Woodson Assembly and Workshop
with UCLA’s Design for Sharing
Dr. Craig Woodson describes his long-term relationship with UCLA’s Design for Sharing program.
ONE-DAY DRUMMING WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS October 2018 to July 2019
Dr. Woodson will present 3-hour drumming classes throughout the year from October 2018 to July 2019. Please go to www.RootsofRhythm.net for details and updates. These sessions typically will include playing the drum set, drum circle facilitation, instrument making and portions of his world drumming Roots of Rhythm teacher's guide.
2 FOUR-DAY DRUMMING WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS June and July 2019
2-Unit Graduate Credits, Near Cleveland, Ohio
Two FOUR-DAY Drumming Teacher Workshops, June and July 2019 Tuesday-Friday 26 hours each, $495.00 each. Registration Form and Three Flyers (Scroll down to see all 4 pages)
The Firelands Symphony Orchestra, through its educational outreach program, was able to bring a special guest to Furry Elementary. Dr. Craig Woodson of Ethnomusic, Inc. showed the students the wide variety of instruments that exist all over the world, and how they can make their own instruments from objects that they may have at home.
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 on
his 2008 peace-building work in Iraq!