Learning about diverse cultures through music, specifically drumming, is what SpecDrum is all about. SpecDrum is a not-for-profit organization offering free, cultural education through drumming as an enrichment to the current school curriculum–a continual study of world culture through music, year round, not just a once a year presentation in the school gymnasium. The Kranzberg Arts Foundation is supporting this endeavor by offering a space for practice and performance in the new .ZACH Performing Arts Incubator and the Kranzberg Arts Center. Could such an approach help teach cultural awareness in your school?
In addition to the detailed lesson plans and activity ideas included with the Teacher and Student Tools below, here’s a few quick suggestions for use of this video: