Community Drum Circles

Held some Friday Nights 7 pm (call to make sure there isn't an art opening) and EVERY Saturday nights 7 pm at Eyeclopes Studios, Bring drums, or just come and dance.... First Fridays are dedicated to First Fridays, a monthly celebration of the arts, There is also a drum circle on Saturday mornings in Hurkamp Park at 10am. For more information contact Ken Crampton or (540) 371-9040

Rhythm Maker Class
Found Sound & Drum Construction
Learn to see and hear musical instruments everywhere! Create inexpensive percussive toys, and construct drums. Learn the shapes of drums around the world, and an introduction to rope tension drums.
Beginning drummers to advanced (all ages), work in a group exploring the elements of an ensemble, and it’s orchestration. Simple Rhythms to grow and expand upon. Fun for all!! West African inspired rhythms.

Everybody Drum Workshop
(Drum Circle Facilitation)
A community & teambuilding experience using drumming, voice, and movement techniques to empower individuals and unite groups. The drum and various percussion instruments represent diverse generations and cultures, providing an alternate voice for participants regardless of technical ability.
Drum circles offer relaxation, emotional release, and spiritual expression through social interaction. The experience can open doors--encouraging dialogue and building self esteem while relieving stress and elevating the human spirit. Workshops done at gallery, festivals, corporate environments, music stores, schools, head start
and at- risk programs.

Figure Drawing
Create with a roomful of artists, exploring mark making and color. Practice you eye/hand coordination and study of anatomy. Models clothed, and unclothed, various body builds, male and female. Class starts with quick gesture drawings, then progresses into longer more detailed poses. Break out critiques in a
constructive environment.

Abstract Expression Workshop
Beginning to Advanced artists express inner emotions and communicate through abstract forms and colors. Create images of pure spirit and feelings on a new level of communication, through color and mark making.

Color Theory for Kids

Explore the various shades and tones, while learning the color wheel and vocabulary of color. Venture into different materials, pencils, paint, and chalks. And paint from memory or a still life!!


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