From everyone at Beat Factor Music we would like to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas and a safe & Happy New Year.
Our Music Teaching Studio will be closed over the Christmas and January period. The Studio will be re-opening from Monday the 6th February 2023. Drum Group classes for beginners will resume from Thursday 2nd February at Saltwater Community Centre, Point Cook.
Bookings and registrations are now open for 2023 private or group lessons.
Thanks to all for your continuing support throughout the year. In the meantime I hope that you all have a great holiday break, stay safe and a happy New Year.
NEXT INTAKE FOR ENROLLMENTS ARE OPEN NOW FOR JULY AND AUGUST SESSIONS
Where: Woods Street Art Space, Laverton
44 Woods St, Laverton, Victoria, Melbourne
Next Class Starts: Tuesday 1 AUGUST TO 12 SEPTEMBER
Day & Time:Tuesdays 7.30pm – 8.30pm
All Drums supplied or BYO
Beat Factor Drum Workshops
Join Beat Factor Drum for weekly workshops where intermediate to advanced drummers can explore an array of genres including Afro-Cuban, West-African, and Brazilian-Caribbean styles. Workshops run on Tuesday evenings between 7pm-9pm.
Don’t have any experience? A special beginner’s class is held on the first Tuesday of each month for anyone wanting to have a go. Next open session for newcomers on Tuesday 1 August from 7.30pm. $15 p.p
Bookings can be made direct or through Eventbrite.
Learn African and Samba drumming in a safe, fun and creative environment.
The classes are designed for beginners through to those who have some experience in drumming and who would like to learn new rhythms and refine their skills and technique.
The classes are for those who want to discover their inner rhythm and creativity, learn new skills and be challenged, improve their coordination, muscle memory, flexibility, and overall well being while drumming to awesome music.
The drumming class is uplifting & engaging
Fun and great for your mental health and well-being.
African & Samba Beats Live performance & Workshops. Presented by Beat Factor
From Solo, Duo and Group performances. Beat Factor will be performing their own brand of African and Samba Beats at the following dates:
Come down, have some fun and be part of this free community event.
Enjoy the sound of the African Drums and the infectious rhythms of the Samba beats.
Music. Food. Art. Free.
Join us for a special event to launch the latest Woods Street Arts Space program.
The Woods Street Arts Space Program Launch is open to all to connect, explore and celebrate what Woods Street Arts Space has to offer.
Beat Factor Solo Drumming (Rod) 4.45pm & 6.45pm
RIVER FESTIVAL- WYNDHAM PARK, WERRIBEE
SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER- 12PM TO 5PM
Our Beat Factor Adult drummers will be performing at the River Festival from 3.300pm to 4.00pm, with a procession along the river with Mr Platypus and others as part of World River week. Wyndham Park, Werribee. Come down, lots of activities for kids and all.
Local artists performing at the River Festival. Photo courtesy of Wyndham Star Weekly. (Digital edition)
Altona Library: School -Holiday Program- 23 January 2023
Beat Factor Solo
ROD WITH WHOLE GROUP
KIDS GROUP CLICKING
kids drumming_close up
ROD SHOWING BOYS
ROD SHOWING YOUNG KIDS
TWO KIDS DRUMMING
MUM _2 KIDS ON DJEMBE
ROD SHOWING GIRL DRUMMER
Private Function- Sanctuary Lakes Hotel, 28 Jan
Gaia The Band- Reggae Classics
NOVEMBER 26, POINT COOK POP UP PARK
POINT COOK TOWN CENTRE-2022
2.00PM TO 3.30PM
Beat Factor Drum Group
Come down and listen to The Beat Factor Drum Group perform from African rhythms, Samba Reggae to Samba rhythms of Rio de Janeiro. Our new beginners class featuring adults and teens will also be performing for the first time. So come down and join in the fun.
SEPTEMBER 8: 10.00AM TO 11.30AM
RUOK DAY- LAVERTON COMMUNITY HUB-PERFORMANCE
Sausage Sizzle and other activities such as yoga, games & counsellors.
Beat Factor Drum Group performing African and Brazilian drumming for the event for the community.
Beat Factor Duo performing Brazilian drumming and making a bit of a noise roving around the shops of Seabrook to launch the opening of the Art work.
BEAT FACTOR DUO
AUGUST 6 – The Lomond Hotel, Brunswick Johnny Longshot- 9.00pm to 11.30pm
Rod from Beat Factor will be performing some great Jamaican Ska music with Melbourne’s 6 piece Ska band, Johnny Longshot at Melbourne’s famous Live music venue. $10 entry
MAY 21 – The Lomond Hotel, Brunswick Johnny Longshot- 9.00pm to 11.30pm
May 21- Rod from Beat Factor Drum Group will be performing with Melbourne’s 6 piece Ska band, Johnny Longshot on Saturday May 21 at Melbourne’s famous Live music venue, The Lomond Hotel in Brunswick. Come down and skank away the night with us. Door charge $10
MAY 27 – Altona Meadows Library Event Launch-Performance- 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Friday May 27 from 3.30 pm to 4.30pm. The Beat Factor Drum Group will be part of a special launch presented by Hobsons Bay City Council at the Altona Meadows Library. Guest speakers and lots of fun for the family, with refreshments, face paining and African and Brazilian drumming performance from us as usual.
MAY 29 –MulticulturalEvent Festival
Point Cook Town Centre-6.00 pm to 6.30pm
May 29-from 6.00pm to 6.30pm, followed by Fireworks in the evening. The Beat Factor Drum Group have been invited to be part of this special combined event presented by Wyndham City Council at the Point Cook Town Centre. Lots of food, rides and fun for the family, live music and African and Brazilian drumming performance from us as usual.
PAST PAST PERFORMANCES:
Point Cook Pop Up Park, Sat 12 Feb and 12 March, from 3.00pm to 4.30pm. Point Cook Town Centre, Murnong St, Point Cook.
Soho Village Pop Up Park, 26 Feb and 26 March, from 3.00pm to 4.30pm, Adelphi Blvd, Point Cook
Our community drumming group are always looking for new participants to join our weekly classes in Point Cook. If interested, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roddi- Solo instrumentalist playing cool tunes in Latin-Jazz, Reggae, Pop and originals.
Soho Village Pop Up Park, Friday 18 Feb and 11 March, from 5.00pm to 6.30pm, Adelphi Blvd, Point Cook. A great way to chill out on a Friday afternoon and enjoy a drink at Hopheads.
Our adult students and community drum classes is featured in a special article in the Westside Living Magazine, by Provincial Media.. The main story was written by journalist Carol Saffer and photos by Angus Smith.
Please click on the link below for the full story on page 36.
So honored and humble to be part of this article. I felt like a Rock star as did my students, it was fun. Enjoy the article, where you can hear from the students themselves on the classes. Lots of other stories as well in the magazine.
Always looking for more participants to join our community drumming classes in Point Cook. Classes run weekly on Tuesdays in Point Cook.
Beginners classes 6.30 pm- Intermediate classes from 7.15pm.
No experience required, just a willing to have fun and beat the drum.
Connect with your community for your wellbeing and have fun.
PRESENTED BY BEAT FACTOR MUSIC
Join us for this Free On-line Community Drum class, as part of the Wyndham Learning Festival.
No Drums-no problem, participants can try out their rhythmic skills on tables, chairs, buckets, pots and pans, utensils, pencils & pens, rulers, body percussion and anything that they can use around the house as a drum.
BYO drums: Djembe, congas, bongos, snare drum, any hand or stick drum, hand percussion, or any other creative percussive instrument to the session, all welcome.
This class is designed for beginners through to those who have some experience in drumming. No musical ability is required.
Participants will learn African to Rock- Hip-Hop rhythms, warm up exercises, set rhythmic parts, sound textures and creativity through drumming.
The drumming class is uplifting & engaging
This event is being presented by Beat Factor Music with the support of the Wyndham Learning Festival.