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The Global Beat Connection

Artist: Ryan Diehl and the Global Beat Connection

Type: Assemblies / Performances

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The American invention of the drum kit has influenced a world of popular musical genres. Join Ryan Diehl and His Band for the “Global Beat Connection” which takes students on a journey to explore the drum kit’s influence around the world. Stops along the way include: the U.S., Brazil, the Caribbean, and Africa. This exciting, highly-interactive music assembly connects students’ love of modern music to its rhythmic roots.


Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45 minutes

Appropriate for Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades


Assembly Price: $700

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $1,000

Workshop Cost per Day: NA

Workshop Materials Fee: NA

Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.

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International Drum Month
Jazz Appreciation Month
Music in our Schools Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts in Education Week

Curriculum Connections

American History
World History