Scott Blum

Bradenton Beach, Florida 34217, United States
101-113 Cortez Road West Bradenton Beach Florida 34217 US

Scott is originally from the New York/ New Jersey area and currently lives in Bradenton Beach, Florida with his wife Dorothy. The area’s known drummer/ percussionist enjoys a busy performance, recording and teaching schedule. Scott discovered early in his career work with children and adults of all abilities, that his music and improvisation skills could have a powerful impact on health and well being. Drumming and rhythm can have a positive effect on mind and body healing.

Social Accounts
Primary Art Form:

Drums and Percussion instruments- Healing through Rhythm and Sound

Select Venues:
Healthcare Organization, Community Organization, Health Promotion/ Wellness/Prevention Programs, Hospitals/Healthcare Systems, Rehabilitation/ Short Term Care, Long Term Care/ALF/ Nursing Home, Community Mental Health Facilities/Programs/Practice, Special Abilities Programming/Facilities, Community Arts Organization/Business, Educational Institution, Private Business/ Company
Experience in Art and Health integration work, please specify:

I began using hand drums and percussion instruments with a wide variety of children and adults in 1983. I have worked in juvenile justice programs and school districts in New Jersey, New York and Florida. Other settings include alternative schools, private schools, arts camps, museums, libraries, assisted living facilities, memory loss programs and Parkinson’s programs.

I provide individual instruction and facilitate community drumming and drum circle experiences. Specific goals and objectives are outlined for a specific individual or group. Healing through rhythm and sound.

Integration work with individuals outside of an organization:

Individual drum lessons with children and adults
Lessons with individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Community drum circles
Summer arts camps
Collaboration with museums and libraries.
Local health fairs

Please list bulleted items of the services you offer:

Drum Workshops
Drum Circles and Community Drumming
Arts Integration in the Classroom
Arts Integration in ESE Classrooms
Collaborations with Museums, Art Galleries and Libraries
Solo and Group Performance

Yourself as an Arts and Health practitioner:

Drumming, rhythm and sound have profound effects on mind and body. Drumming is a practice in every culture, used to promote and enhance communication, celebration, healing, community building and more. Research shows that drumming may be an effective treatment for a variety of physical, psychological and emotional diagnosis.

Credentials and Affiliations:

State of Florida Teaching Certification
Emotional/Behavioral Disability and Intellectual Disabilities , K-12.
Association of Florida Teaching Artists
Director of the ROOTS Summer Arts Program
New Jersey Teaching Certification- Teacher of the Handicapped, K-12.
Teaching Artist- Arts and Education Alliance of Sarasota
Twenty- one years Exceptional Student Education classroom teacher
Ten years Exceptional Student Education Specialist and
Compliance Resource Specialist

Grants and Awards:

Awards Gulf Coast Marine Institute- Drumming with court ordered juveniles
Manatee County Cultural Alliance/ Arts Counsel – Community Service Awards
Florida Alliance for Arts in Education/ Arts for a Complete Education- Volunteer Artist of the Year

Any Other Comments:

All drumming and rhythm experiences can be adapted to meet the needs of the individual participants.

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