Under the umbrella of her drumming business, “Djembe Jive”, Nancy Brauhn-Curnes generates programs for schools and businesses, teaches hand drumming and facilitation skills, performs for community, private and charity events and facilitates drum circles for persons of all ages and abilities. She brings with her over 38 years’ experience of teaching special education and a background in theatre and dance.
Nancy is a certified Village Music Circle (VMC) Rhythm Events Facilitator and a member of the Drum Circle Facilitation Guild (DCFG). She has also been trained in the “Beat the Odds” UCLA program, and Health Rhythms. She plays and performs with Gregg Hansen’s Djembe Orchestra and studies with noted Djembe drummers, Abdual Dominae and Tober Schorr.
Nancy produces and promotes a powerful. focused connection to rhythm and hand drumming. Attending and participating in one of her events generates an awakening to the joy and benefits drumming…and it’s just plain fun!