What we're about

Looking for the Rhythm in your Community? Interested in Percussion and Hand Drums? SHD is about everything drum and all things rhythm. Community Events, Lessons, Workshops, Private and Public Performances, Drum Circles, Drum Building, Repair and Tuning.

Come jam with us at a drum circle and book us for a workshop or event. SHD has playshops and activities for all members of our community and can customize and tailor an event to meet your requests and needs. Children, teenagers, youth groups, church functions, adults, senior activities, disability and special needs playshops and more. Book us for your organization, or corporate team building functions. Summer Camp, church group or cultural celebrations. Group drumming is loved world wide and a great way to connect. All are welcome to join. We've been drumming strong since 2010.

We also kindly welcome Poi Spinners, Hoppers, Acro-Yoga, Tribal Dancers and Belly Dancers, Fire and Led Artists, vocalists and all other acoustic instruments.

We are more than just drums, we are an experience. Help us share it.

Seattle Hand Drummers...'Building Community One Beat At A Time'


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Nathan Collins



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Drum Reheading and Tuning Workshop


SHD's annual 2 part re-heading and tuning workshop. Labor day weekend. Friday - Sunday Sept.4-6 Multiple sessions throughout the weekend. Friday 6-10PM Saturday 10AM-10PM Sunday 10AM-8PM Learn to replace your drum skin, change your rope, tune your drum and general drum maintenance. $50 deposit to RSVP. Materials will be bought in bulk and provides to you at cost. If you have a specific preference for a skin type, animal, hairless, with hair and thickness, please let us know when you RSVP with your deposit. The second part of the workshop will follow one week after the heads are put on and dry. This will be the tuning portion and anyone wanting to attend that was not in part one may participate for a small donation. Please email SHD or message us with a copy of your paid deposit receipt. Once we receive your payment a confirmation and address will be sent to you. Snohomish, WA location. Private residence. Payments made via Paypal.me/SeaHD Cash.me/$Fun Drum Venmo/SeaHD Optional rope colors... We will purchase a spool of rope to be used by everyone once we have a consensus on color. Black Blue White (3/16" only) Purple Red Yellow Green Black with Red, Yellow, & Green Flecks Grey with Green Flecks Black with Blue Flecks Some tools will be supplied... We'll have at least one of each of the following but it would be good to bring your own if possible. We will be using: Needle-nose vice grips long handle flat head screw driver scissors lighter rubber mallet scissors tape measure work gloves exacto knife/razor blades fine/medium grit sandpaper rope linseed oil In the interim we'll be constructing a rope pulling table to be used the following week during our tuning portion of the workshop. Message us if you'd like to assist in the construction. [masked][masked]

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