Drumming introduces students to traditional rhythms from around the world with a special focus on the music of Africa and the African Diaspora. Basic instruction is given in the techniques of playing with both hands and sticks and in the use of all types of percussion instruments: bells, shakers, wood blocks, djun djuns, djembes, ashikos, congas, bongos and many more. … Read More

Energy Dance Company

Energy is an Award Winning Dance Company of Kingston, NY. Award Winning Energy Dance Company of Kingston, NY has swept the valley with its fresh and entertaining Hip-Hop, Reggae and Latin dance styles. They have won awards at B.E.T’s segment of “Wild Out Wednesday” and “Showtime at the Apollo” at the world famous Apollo Theater.  They have competed in The … Read More


P.O.O.K – Percussion Orchestra of Kingston is a youth drum and percussion performance group of based in upstate, NY.   P.O.O.K is one of the music education programs of the Center For Creative Education “Arts With A Purpose”.  P.O.O.K performs traditional and original drum and percussion music for various community events, schools and festivals.  P.O.O.K also performs with the award winning … Read More