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free online Drumming for all ages

Monday 30 November- 7.00 pm to 8.00pm On Zoom

As part of the Wyndham Learning Festival-23-30 November 2020

Beat Factor Music is proud to be involved again this year in the Festival, with over 140 online events.activities in the Wyndham area.

The drumming class is uplifting, engaging and fun.

Participants will learn African rhythms, technique, warm up exercises and creativity through rhythm.

Experienced players and those with no experience are all welcome. BYO: Djembe, congas, bongos, darbuka.

FAQ: What if I don’t have a drum?

If you don’t have a drum, use a bucket, chair, box or simply tap on your legs.

FAQ: I already know how to play and want to learn more?

We have our normal beginners classes running on Monday 7 & 14 December, from 7-8pm. Intermediate classes running on Tuesdays 8 & 15 December, from 7.30-8.30pm

Connect with your community for your wellbeing, stress relief and have fun.

Bookings Required on Eventbrite, link below.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/wyndham-learning-festival-drumming-for-all-ages-tickets-127083533269

For Enquiries please contact us on:

info@beatfactormusic.com

Mobile: 0411 028 077

Drumming For All Ages

On-line music lessons

To our regular and new students, due to the impact and disruption of the COVID-19 Stage 3 restrictions, all lessons for Term 3 will be conducted On-Line via Zoom from Monday 20 July.

Music lessons will be held at your normal day and times as scheduled during Term 3. We will be using Zoom as our preferred video conferencing program, free download.. Skye and Facebook are also possible if preferred.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Stay Creative

Stay Positive

Stay Safe

All the best, Rod Pilois – Music Educator/Manager – Beat Factor Music

Community drum jam – 14 march- PC pop up park-CANCELLED

Community Drum Jam

Point Cook Pop UP Park

Filmed and produced by Wyndham TV – copyright 2020

Move to the rhythm with the Beat Factor Drum Group on 14 March, from 2 to 3 pm at Point Cook Pop Up Park.

Play beats and help to make a big drum sound with their African, Samba rhythms.

BYO DRUMS or Sign up to book a drum and seat for you and your partner or family. info@beatfactormusic.com

Come along and join in the fun and drumming

A great family day

Help create something really special and bring our community together with power of drumming.

Rod – Ensemble Director – Beat Factor Drum Group

Info@beatfactormusic.com

Mobile: 0411 028 088

www.beatfactormusic.com/bfdrumgroup

Friyay event- drum & Dance

Friday 28 February, the Beat Factor Drum Group were joined by the fabulous dancers from Astara dancers to entertained the local community at the Point Cook Pop Up Park.

A great night of diverse performances from hiphop dancers, African singing to solo/duet vocal performances.

The Beat Factor Drum Group performed three drum pieces.

  1. African Piece – KUKU
  2. Middle- Eastern piece with Astara dancers
  3. Caribbean piece – ‘Hot Mama’ -BF music

Thanks to the Wyndham City Council and PCPopUpPark for their support in the event.

Community Drum jam

Saturdays 29 Feb and 14 March- 2 to 3 pm

Point Cook Pop UP Park, Murnong St, Point Cook

Join the Beat Factor Drum Group in the groove

Play beats and help to make a big drum sound with their African, Samba and other beats.

BYO DRUMS

Sign up for more info or just come along with your drum and join in the fun and drumming

Help create something really special and bring our community together with power of drumming.

drum group performance-28 Feb

Point Cook Pop Up Park, Murnong St, Point Cook, kindly supported by Wyndham City Council

Friday, 28 February

8.15 pm to 8.30 pm

The Beat Factor Drum Group will be performing their own brand of world rhythms from African, Middle_East and Caribbean/Samba cultures. Featuring Astara Belly dancers.

Come down and join in the fun with all the drumming and dancing. It should be a great night with lots of other acts. From 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm

HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019 BEAT FACTOR MUSIC CONCERT

Another good ending to the year with our Beat Factor Music Student Concert on the weekend. It was great to see our younger students perform their solo items on the day along with our Beat Factor Drum Group students.

Thanks to all students for their effort and hard work during the year.

Thanks to the parents and our friends for their ongoing support and especially loved the big drumming jam at the end. Looking forward to a big one next year, for our 10th anniversary.

Christmas at the lakes photos & video

The Beat Factor Drum Group performed with a smaller outfit on this occasion their African Samba & Reggae Rhythms on December 7, from 5.00 pm to 5.40pm.

Many thanks to Sandee and Susan McIntyre for their support and help on the day.

Videos and photos from the Event:

At Breezewater Reserve, Sanctuary Lakes

Event runs from 3.00 pm to 10.30 pm. Fireworks 9.00pm

Lots of music acts and activities, rides and fireworks. Bring along all the family. A great day of celebration.

 

Jamaican Food & music festival – 10 november

Looking forward to playing some great Reggae music with GAIA the Band at the Jamaican Music and Food Festival on November 10 at Seaworks Maritime Precinct, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown, Melbourne. From 12.00 pm to 8 pm. Tickets $20- $40 www.jmff.com.au  GAIA the Band on at 2.00pm.

Should be a great day.

November 10th, 2019, the Jamaican Music & Food Festival family will gather like-minded Jamaican music and food fans together to experience one glorious day of food, Reggae, Dub, Rocksteady and Dancehall music in the Australian sunshine.
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Soundtracked by some of the very best DJs, artists and live music the country has to offer, the Jamaican Music & Food Festival has become a benchmark for the best performances inspired by music straight out of Jamaica.

With over thirty food and other traders and 10,000 visitors in 2018, this year can only hold more great entertainment and party vibes.

We hope you will join us for another magical afternoon in the unique surrounds of Seaworks, Williamstown.