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Beat Factor Drum Group in the Studio.

Photo courtesy of Angus Smith.

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.

Contact: Rod Pilois- Ensemble Director

Mobile: 0411 028 077




Wyndham Learning Festival, African & Samba Beats-2 Sept-Now On line


2 September, 7.00pm-8.00pm on Zoom.

Connect with your community for your wellbeing and have fun.


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

Bookings required:

This event is being presented by Beat Factor Music with the support of the Wyndham Learning Festival.

Registrations on Eventbrite

or through Wyndham Learning Festival Facebook page

Please contact us if this is of interest to you and we would be happy to guide you through and make some interesting percussive sounds together.

For more information on the Free drum class

Please email or

Contact Rod- Ensemble Director, Drum Educator,

Mobile: 0411 028 077


‘Happy Drumming’

Rod Pilois_ Ensemble Director

If you need more drumming in your life

Our regular face to face classes are held on 


TIME:  Beginners Class: 6.30pm to 7.15pm

Intermediate/Advanced Class: 7.30 to 8.30pm

WHERE:Saltwater Community Centre, Saltwater Promenade, Point Cook/CURRENTLY ON-LINE

For Expression of interest and booking,




BYO: Drums & Percussion (if preferred)

Mobile: 0411 028 077