A Georgia Music Foundation Grant was awarded to Mableton Elementary School in 2017 for a “Drumming Up the Stories” assembly presented by Dave Holland of Beatin’ Path Rhythm Events. The rhythm-based storytelling experience is designed to spark the imagination by teaching students how the drum was first used to communicate, how music can enhance storytelling and how instruments can be created from ordinary objects.

Dave Holland is one of Atlanta’s most regarded figures in rhythm-based facilitation, world percussion and teaching artistry. Dave’s dedication to world culture and music has taken him around the globe to study from master performers and bring those experiences back to the U.S. to create memorable assembly programs, workshops, and residencies.

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