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Steel Drums in the Classroom

Artist: Kevin Martin

Type: Professional Development


Bring this month-long professional development drum program to your school to train teachers to teach a steel drum unit for the price of a one-week residency. Learn the basics of playing and teaching the steel drum with Rockcreek Steel Drums’ lesson plans, instruments, music, and materials. Rockcreek Steel Drums will kick off the program by performing its interactive assembly, “The Steel Drum Experience,” for students. Teachers will receive a one-on-one professional development session. MSDE or AU credit may be available (pending approval). This program is available annually in April and May and is limited to 10 schools.

Sample Common Core Connection: Speaking/Listening 2 CCR Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats.

*All workshops longer than 90 minutes include an on-site orientation meeting.


Audience Limit: NA

Program Length: Varies. Call 410-837-7577 for more information.

Appropriate for Grades:
Pre-K, 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: NA

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: NA

Workshop Cost per Day: Varies. Call 410-837-7577 for more information.

Workshop Materials Fee: NA

Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.

Technical Requirements


Diversity Awareness Month
International Drum Month
Music in our Schools Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts in Education Week

Curriculum Connections

Common Core-aligned