Category Archives: Drum workshop

Beat Factor Drum Group Performance

The Beat Factor Drum Group

will be performing on

Sunday December 2

Encore Events Centre, Derrimut Rd, Hoppers Crossing

4.00 pm to 8.00pm

as part of the AWAAZ Indian Drama Show.

presented by Samarpan Theatrical Arts

Tickets still available.

The show includes Indian drama, Bollywood dancing, vocal performances and our drumming group performing a mixture of indian and African rhythms.

Food and refreshments included.

Contact Rod – Ensemble Director 0411 028 077

Email: for more information on details of the performances.

Beat Factor Drum Group – Term 4 Dates

Beat Factor Drum Group – Term 4 Dates

Anam, Praveen, Rod, Tejwant & Roger



WK 1: Tuesday 9 October

WK 2:  Tuesday 16 October

WK 3: Tuesday 23 October

WK 4: Tuesday 30 October


WK 5: Tuesday 13 November

WK 6:  Tuesday 20 November

WK 7: Tuesday 27 November

WK 8: Tuesday 4 December

Two possible Performances in December:

December 1 or 2 ( to be confirmed)

December 15 – ( confirmed)


From 2.00/2.30 to 3.30 pm.

Solo Performances from music students, as well group performances from Junior and Senior Drum Ensembles, Rock & Jazz bands and special musical guests.

Refreshments and food afterwards.

Please mark the date in your diary as December is a busy time for everyone.
The group’s performance at this annual event would help celebrate the efforts and great talents from everyone in front of friends and families.
It’s a fantastic way to finish the year with interactive performances and with some good company before the summer holiday period.

Emerge Cultural Network Gathering in Wyndham

Emerge Cultural Network Gathering for artists and community members from Indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds in Wyndham and surrounding areas.

On Saturday 15 September, 2018, Rod from Beat Factor was invited by the Leadership Network, sponsored by Multicultural Arts Victoria, to speak on his background, music education and his music business, Beat Factor Music. Other discussions were on setting goals and planning strategies in order to build on your Arts business in the Wyndham area.

  • Met artists and community leaders from our neighbourhood;
    • Rod Pilois from Beat Factor talked about his journey setting up a music business in Wyndham;
    • Shared a meal and made new connections;
    • Found out about upcoming opportunities.

Thanks to Miriam from MAV and other local artists who came on the day for their support.

September 4 – FREE Drum class in African Drumming

FREE Drum Class in African Drumming

On Tuesday 4 September, our community drum group (Beat Factor Drum Group) will be conducting a FREE class from 7.00 to 8.30 pm, at the Saltwater Community Centre, 153 Saltwater Promenade, Point Cook as part of the Wyndham Learning Festival.

If you or others would like to join in for fun and learn some great drumming rhythms., then please make sure you book or register your interest by email or mobile before the September 4th FREE class.

All ages welcome.

Contact Rod – Ensemble director

Beat Factor Drum Group


Mobile: 0411 028 077


September 1 Performance – Beat Factor Drum Group

Our community drumming group

Beat Factor Drum Group performing

Saturday 1st September

1.30 to 2.00 pm

Point Cook Town Centre – Near the basketball courts, opposite Target car park.

Come and hear our Community Drum Group (Beat Factor Drum Group) perform some African and Latin drum pieces. Join in the fun if you wish or come listen to and support the group on the weekend. Lots of other performances and workshops running on the day as well for everyone.


Drum Workshop/Classes for 2018

Beat Factor Drum Group will be running Drum workshops/Classes in the Wyndham area from January 30.

Classes will run weekly on Tuesdays from 7.00 to 8.00pm

Saltwater Community Centre – 153 Saltwater Promenade, Point Cook.

Classes will cover:

African – Samba – Calypso – Reggae and other world rhythms.

  • Instrument technique on drums and hand percussion

  • Easy to follow drum arrangement & solo ideas

  • Beginners to Advanced

  • All drums & percussion provided

  • Fun and energetic

Contact Rod – Ensemble Director on 0411 028 077




Beat Factor Drum Group Wyndham

FREE 5 Week Drum workshop in November

African and World rhythms

Mondays 4.00 to 5.00 pm

Point Cook Youth Services

Level 1, Main St, Point Cook Town Centre

Age 14 – 24

Contact Rod – Ensemble Director on 0411 028 077

Kindly supported by Wyndham Community Cultural Foundation and

Beat Factor Music



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Free Drum Workshop Open Day-Wed 22 June- 6.30-7.45pm

Samba & Latin Drum Workshop

Featherbrook Community Centre

33 – 35 Windorah Drive, Point Cook

Contact Rod 0411 028 077 – Email:

• Come and learn some great Samba & Latin rhythms.

• Energetic & Fun for all ages

• Easy step by step learning

• Beginners to Advanced

• All drums & percussion provided

• New group workshops starting in July.

• Private tuition also available

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