Why Stageworks Drumming is unique:
Alvon Griffen’s program moves beyond the typical drum circle program that offers self expression and a channel for energy and emotion. Mr. Griffin’s techniques challenges youth to create their own compositions in a format flexible enough to take advantage of each individual’s talents, which may include improvisational rap, spoken word, step and dance.
Recent NEA longitudinal study shows a correlation between at-risk youth exposed to arts programming and improved academic achievement. Learn More Our evaluations show that drumming can lead to improved focus and concentration, as well as improved social skills and confidence—all factors that support learning.