“This Drum Assembly by Johannes Quilitz was amazing for Pacific Beach Elementary. The students were engaged as Mr. Quilitz kept the interest and energy high throughout the entire program. The students really enjoyed it. This has to be one of the best assemblies we’ve had here.”

Mrs. Reime, Pacific Beach Elementary Principal

Our Story

Founder and Facilitator Johannes “Ice” Quilitz has spent over 20 years educating, entertaining, and bringing people together through Music and Art.  From 2010 to 2017 he dovetailed those passions as Lead Drum Circle Facilitator and Drum Maker with Giving Tree Music of Oldsmar, FL. During that time, Johannes drummed with thousands of people and honed his abilities as a highly effective team/community builder and drum maker. Now on the West Coast, he intends to share those talents, his wit, and an unshakable love for cooperation with as many communities and institutions as possible. Here’s to the…


Our Approach

At the heart of every Drum Life experience is a contagious sense of Joy. Walls fall as humor and the timeless language of rhythm brings friends, classmates, co-workers and perfect strangers into a truly cooperative space. Drumming together sounds and feels great regardless of age, culture or previous ability. In addition, each session is tailored to it’s audience and easily themed or messaged if desired.

Building up your team or bringing people together has never been so fun and effective!

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