Drum Circle Leadership founder Jim Donovan M.Ed., is an award winning educator, multi-platinum recording artist from the band Rusted Root and author of the book Drum Circle Leadership. Over the past 15 years, Jim has led and trained thousands of people all over the world to enjoy using the power of the drum to connect with each other and to enjoy life more.
Drum Circle Leadership is a step-by-step system created by Jim Donovan M.Ed. designed
to show you how to create and lead your own transformational drum
During a live or online training you will discover:
too, had a very successful, hugely successful circle with a group of
women with addictions on Wed. eve. I'm still buzzin' from it. I would
like to thank myself for choosing you, Jim, as my teacher. I'm happy to
say that I left this group of 14 women to empowered, and wanting more.
I've never received so many hugs and hand shakes in one evening."
Tammy O . Windsor, Ontario
"I just wanted to send you
a quick note to say THANK YOU for everything you gave me at the
training. Today I had my first circle since attending the
training, and the difference was like night and day."
Donovan M.Ed. is a musician and educator whose mission is to empower,
inspire and connect people. In his work, Donovan uses music as a vehicle
to teach personal growth, wellness, and the creation of community.
He was a founding member of the popular 90's band Rusted Root whose hit “Send Me On My Way” propelled the band to multi-platinum status. Donovan was voted "Drum Circle Facilitator of the Year" by the readers of Drum! magazine. He holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from Saint Francis University where he is Chairman of the Fine Arts Department. He also holds a BA in classical music performance from the University of Pittsburgh.
Donovan is the author of the book “Drum Circle Leadership” and regularly offers trainings to individuals and organizations that teach people how to facilitate creative group music-making as a way to enhance wellness and social connection. These trainings include specialized, evidence-based programs for people who work with individuals with disabilities such as Autism as well as those in the addiction and recovery environment.
Over the past 15 years, Jim Donovan has taught thousands of people throughout the US and Europe to use the power of music to improve quality of life.