ABOUT ARTHUR HULL
A talented musician and performer, Arthur Hull is recognized
as the father of the modern day community drum circle movement.
a facilitation trainer, motivational speaker, experiential
keynote presenter and an internationally acclaimed master at facilitating
groups of people through a common experience using music and
Arthur has used the Village Music Circles™ metaphor to
build team spirit and promote unity in corporations, schools
world-wide. With a mission to make the pleasure and the power of
rhythm accessible to everyone Arthur brings his fun and inspirational
rhythm experience to communities from corporate executives to kids
A gifted rhythmatist and charismatic facilitator, Arthur leads
diverse groups through a joyful and inspiring experience using
rhythm. From small groups to groups of thousands, English speaking
to Mandarin, youngsters to elders, ‘rhythmically challenged’ to
experienced musicians; Arthur’s wit and humor motivates people
beyond cultural and personal barriers inspiring full, enthusiastic
participation and community building.
An ethnomusicologist and accomplished world-beat percussionist,
Arthur brings audiences both insight and knowledge of our world
heritage and how this history affects modern people of all cultures.
Arthur has instructed over 7000 students at the University of
California, Santa Cruz.
As founder of Village Music Circles™, he brings experiential
team building and leadership events to organizations internationally.
Apple Computer, Silicon Graphics, Patagonia, Kinko’s, Motorola,
McDonalds, Microsoft, The Wall Street Journal, ExonMobile, World
Bank, Sony, and Toyota are among the thousands of corporations who
have found the spirit of community through Village Music Circles™ events.
Arthur originated and defined the field of modern day Drum Circle
Facilitation. In 1990 he established professional trainings for
and Drum Circle Facilitators. Trainings are currently offered in
the US, Canada, China, Japan, Germany, Norway, UK.
Arthur’s playshops and experiential keynote presentations
have been a featured part of personal growth conferences including:
Institute, Naropa Institute, Esalen Institute, The Association
for Humanistic Psychology, Noetic Science, The Prophets Conference,
The Yoga Journal Conference.