Hold a workshop with a local drumming company. Teach rhythm, music, understand and share the experience and then performing - African style!
Drums (our workshop had 30 - one for each adult & child).
Place all the drums in a circle, one for each person (with a chair for each person).
Whoever is running the workshop will explain the concept of drumming, and the different sounds that the drums can make.
Understand Rhythm by clapping first, and then introducing short patterns of sound
Split into 3 groups, with each group doing a different but complimentary rhythm
Explain and get the young people to join in and contribute about how the music is made and how it makes them feel.
Perform for the parents