Bucket Drumming & Rhythm for Rejuvenation

DATE: Saturday, November 11,  9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
VENUE: Eastern Hutt School  Kings Crescent   Lower Hutt

.The drumming workshop will provide an opportunity to identify the advantages of playing this instrument for brain development and well-being. 

We will explore the instrument and ways to engage children in rhythmic patterns through the spoken word. We will also look at ways to use all parts of the drum and introduce simple rhythmic patterns which the students can take and make their own. 

Bring your own Djembe drum or hire for $10 (please let us know if you would like to hire a drum).

It is recommended that you bring your own earplugs (it may get a little noisy)

Jenny Gould

Jenny was born in the UK and has been within the teaching profession for nearly 30 years, and still loving it. She is a pianist, flautist and singer. Jenny has had the opportunity to play and sing in many different countries through her involvement in youth and adult choirs and orchestras. Whilst in the UK Jenny gained a Masters in Education from Cambridge University. Throughout her career, she has been involved in supporting and running school orchestras and choirs. Jenny currently works at Marsden Collegiate school teaching music from preschool to Year 8. The  instrumental program runs from Year 2 to 8, giving  students an opportunity to explore and learn a new instrument each year within class, if they choose they can continue this with itinerant music teachers. Jenny also runs before school or lunchtime music groups. She is passionate about the need to ensure that all children have an opportunity to be involved in music to any level and that reading music notation is not a barrier for making music within a community of learners. .

Rani Allan

Certified and registered Music Therapist (NZRMTh) with NZChild Safety Certification to work with High and Complex Needs Children. Clinical lead and owner of Music for Life.

Rani holds a Masters degree in Music Therapy after graduating in 2012. She is passionate about the uses of music in both educational and medical settings, working both across the lifespan in a variety of different settings from schools to mental health to rest homes.  She runs her own private practice called Music for Life which has a small team of four Registered Music Therapists who cover the Greater Wellington Region. She is mum to two beautiful girls, Eleanor and Molly and partner to Danny, (plus the many cats and dog!) She has made Te Awakairangi her home since 2010.

To register for this workshop:

Register your name and details online HERE. Then, use your own Internet banking facility to make a direct deposit into the ONZA account at BNZ 02 0248 0073940 097

Download the PDF invoice on the Payment page if required,

Reference: Your surname; Code: Well23Nov
Entering your surname means you will be registered. Payment by Credit card is also available.

  • ONZA Member:     $40.00
  • Non-members:      $60.00 (one year ONZA individual membership included)
  • Full-time student:  $20.00
  • Bring your own Djembe drum or hire for the workshop $10.00

For inquiries email: Suzanne Thom