About Your World
Your World Drum Circles is the New York area’s premium provider of facilitated drum events for seniors and individuals with development disabilities. Founded by professional percussionist Brendan Finnegan, Your World Drum Circles was created with Brendan’s vision that we are all part of the same world, and drumming can be used as a tool to improve the quality of life for all.
Your World Drum Circles was founded by drum circle facilitator, percussionist and entrepreneur, Brendan Finnegan.
Brendan’s love of rhythm has lead to a fulfilling life and successful career in music for over 10 years.
Brendan is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, has studied percussion in Africa and Brazil and has performed around the world as a touring sideman.
Brendan is endorsed by Toca Percussion, Vic Firth and is a HealthRHYTHMS trained facilitator. He works extensively with special needs adults, seniors, and corporate groups.
In 2012 Brendan’s “Drumming and the Mind” program was selected to be part of the award-winning Lifelong Learning program at the Glen Cove Senior Center. He has presented African music workshops with the Jamaica Drum Jam program and at area schools.
He is also a sought after educator and performer in the New York City area.
The Your World Difference
- Personalized Curriculum
We will work with you to use rhythmic tools that work best for your population.
- Individual Attention
Each participant is respected and interacted with.
- Vocalization is Encouraged
Using words to make rhythms is a powerful tool for brain function.
- Set the Mood
We create a safe and nurturing environment where participants feel empowered.
- Foster Self-Esteem
Performing help maintain a healthy self-esteem. Schedule a concert at the end of a round of sessions.
Your World Testimonials
This was an amazing experience. To think that this could be undertaken by anyone, no matter their musical experience is great. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity.
Ben J.-HealthRhythms Participant