Out of his passion for drumming and teaching, in 2018 he started the community drumming group (Beat Factor Drum Group) in the Western suburbs, where he has been running drumming workshops at Saltwater and Point Cook Community Centers. For further details, please click the link: https://beatfactormusic.com/bfdrumgroup/

The drumming group has performed at various multicultural arts Festivals and Pop Up Parks performing African and Latin drumming in the Wyndham and Hobsons Bay area. Rod has also given generously his time and sharing his skills freely to community run programs such as the Wyndham Learning Festival. Over the last three years he has donated his time and knowledge to run African and Brazilian drumming classes to the local community, to introduce them to music of other cultures and share his passion for drumming.

Beat Factor Music run current drum classes in the community.

For further details on our Community Drum Classes, Click here.

For further details on our new Beat Factor Samba School, Click here.

For further details on our past workshops, Click here.

For further details on our past performances, Click here.