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AFFILIATIONS

Listed below are contacts for organizations with whom Dr. Woodson is affiliated. They can be contacted directly regarding his services and/or products as listed on the first line of each contact.

africa

Making African Musical
Instruments for African Schools

Professor J. H. Kwabena Nketia
C/O Andrews Agyemfra-Tetty
University of Ghana
P.O. Box LG 25
Legon, Ghana
233-249-259-377
profcoff@gmail.com
www.ug.edu.gh
 
Making African Musical
Instruments for African Schools

Mosunmola Omibiyi-Obidike, Ph.D.
Center for African Studies
University of Ibadan
Ibadan, Nigeria
mosunmola.obidike@yahoo.com
234-803-351-9199  

arizona

Roots of Rhythm Teacher Workshops
Frank Thompson, Owner
AZ Rhythm Connection
9699 N. Hayden Road 108, Suite 156
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 607-1994
Drum Circles and Instrument Making
John Vack, Executive Director
Arizona Lost Boys and Girls Center
[Lost Boys of Sudan]
1918 W. Van Buren Street
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 262-2300
 

california

Woodson Handle Leg Connectors
Invention for Sound Shapes

Bruce Jacoby, Education
Remo, Inc.
28101 Industry Dr.
Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 294-6600
www.Remo.com
 
World Drumming Teacher Workshops
Mike Demenno, Manager
Remo Recreational Music Center
7308 Coldwater Canyon
North Hollywood, CA 91605
(818) 982-0461
Roots of Rhythm Partnership and
Teacher Workshops

Communications & Resources Manager
Cultural Journeys/Roots of Rhythm
International House of Blues Foundation
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 769-6528
www.ihobf.org
 
World Drumming Teacher Workshops
Dr. Jacqueline DjeDje, Professor
UCLA Ethnomusicology Department
2539 Schoenberg Music Building
Box 951657
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1657
(310) 206-1096
K-8 School Assemblies and Workshops
Manager, Community Programs - ArtsTeach
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2122 x4330
Artsteach@ocpac.org
 
World Drumming Teacher
Workshops Grant Support

Strategic Partnerships, Public Affairs and Government Relations
International Music Products Association (NAMM)
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

 
Three Week Residency in Yogyakarta, Java
Judy Mitoma, Director, Professor
UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance
Department of World Arts and Cultures
120 Westwood Plaza, Suite 188B
Los Angeles, Ca 90095-7173
(310) 206-8632
jmitoma@arts.ucla.edu 
 
K-8 School Assemblies
Michael Solomon, Program Director
Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles
135 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-3394
msolomon@musiccenter.org  
Trips to Iraq 2008-2009 and
Workshops for Lost Boys of Sudan

Christine Stevens, music therapist
Up Beat Drum Circles
P.O. Box 55245
Valencia, CA 91385-0245
www.ubdrumcircles.com 
 
K-8 Programs
Theresa Willis, Director
Design for Sharing
My Special World
University of California, Los Angeles
(310) 825-7681
trwillis@ucla.edu
Arts For All - Roots of Rhythm Professional Development, Los Angeles, CA
Megan Kirkpatrick, Senior Manager, Arts for All Los Angeles County Arts Commission
1055 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90017
P: (213) 202-3949
F: (213) 580-0017
E: mkirkpatrick@arts.lacounty.gov
At www.lacountyartsforall.org.

illinois

Roots of Rhythm Teacher Workshops
Thomas F. Bracy, Executive Director
Merit School of Music
Joy Faith Knapp Music Center
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312.267.4482 Direct
773.682.7681 Cell
tbracy@meritmusic.org

indiana

Roots of Rhythm Teacher Workshop
Ed Gaus, Owner
Bongo Boy Music School
8481 Bash St. Suite 1100
Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317) 595-9065
 
 

indonesia

World Musical Instrument Making Residency
Jeannie Park, Director
Yayasan Bagong Kussudiardja
Yogyakarta, Java
jpark@indo.net.id
 
 

iraq

World Instrument Making - Ashti Drum Project
Mohammed Toqif, Program Director
Kurdistan Save the Children
Sulaymānīyah, Iraq
www.ksc-kcf.com
 
 

new york

Book Publishing
Robie Rogge, Publishing Manager
Special Publications
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
6 East 82nd Street
New York, New York 10028
(212) 570-3714
United Nations
Professor Barbara Hesser
Co-Editor of the Compendium and Vice President of Creative Arts as a Global Resource
See Compendium "Music as a Global Resource" that includes descriptions of Roots of Rhythm and Drums of Humanity magr200@gmail.com Launched January 25, 2012 at International Council for Caring Communities and UN Habitat event entitled "the Age of Connectivity: Cities Magnets for Hope," and to be listed on United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN) See MAGR.
Kronos Quartet Play-Along Concert
Lisa Beth Vettoso, Manager
Family Programs and Special Projects
The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall
881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019
(212) 903-9796
lvettoso@carnegiehall.org
http://www.carnegiehall.org
http://www.weillmusicinstitute.org
 

ohio

K-8 Programs: Music and Science
Blake Andres, Education Director
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
(216) 696-4376
www.glsc.org
 
Teacher Workshops
Marilyn Bokrass, Manager
Kent State University
College of Continuing Studies
(330) 672-8658
mbokrass@kent.edu
Roots of Rhythm Teacher Workshops
Karl Dustman, Co-Executive Director
Percussion Marketing Council
Dustman and Associates
P.O. Box 33252
Cleveland, Oh 44133
(440) 374-7006
kbdustman@aol.com 
www.playdrums.com
 
K-8 Programs and Parade the Circle
Nan Eisenberg, Manager
Cleveland Museum of Art
Department of Education and Public Programs
Community Arts Department Parade the Circle
(216) 707-2483
neisenberg@cleveland.org
Teacher Music/Science Workshop
Lynn Hogue, Professor
Miami University - Chemical Engineering
(513) 727-3421
hoguelm@muohio.edu 
www.mid.muohio.edu
Teacher Workshops
Bill Lavezzi, Director
NEOEA Day
North Eastern Ohio Education Association
5422 E. 96th St Sute 200
Garfield Heights, OH 44125
(440) 845-2030
www.neoea.org 
 
Roots of Rhythm Workshops and
K-12 World Musical Instrument Making

Tammy Merrell, Administrative Secretary
Campus President's Office
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Roots of Rhythm Teacher Workshop
Graduate Credits

Lawrence D. Pfrogner, Director
Director of Professional Development Services
University Center/Ashland
1005 N. Abbe Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035
www.ashland.edu
 
K-8 Programs
Oulanje Regan, Program Manager
Greater Columbus Arts Council
(614) 221-8625
oregan@gcac.org
 
Teacher Workshops
Krista Warner, Director
Summer Sessions
Xavier University
3800 Victory Pkwy
Cincinnati, OH 45207-3123
(513) 745-3601
kristawarner@admin.xu.edu
 
K-8 Programs
Brenda Zacharias
Medina County Fine Arts Tours
(330) 723-6393 Ext. 101
bzachari@medina-esck12.oh.us
 
 

texas

Student and Teacher Workshops
Iluminada Sterns, Executive Director,
co-founder
One World Theater
7701 Bee Cave Road
Austin, Texas 78746
 
 

washington d.c.

Roots of Rhythm and Instrument
Making Workshops

Sandy Fridy, Program Manager
MENC: The National Association for Music Education
1806 Robert Fulton Drive
Reston, VA 20191
 


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