Tag: Christine Stevens


UpBeat Drum Circles


UpBeat Drum Circles was founded on the principle that music should be valued not only as a mode of entertainment, but as an active methodology for achieving change in individuals, teams and communities. We use drums because they are the most accessible instrument. Everyone can drum. Our programs are aimed at creating a musically accessible […]


Rex Ripple Effects in Iraq

In 2007 & 2008, the Rex Foundation provided grants to Christine Stevens of UpBeat Drum Circles to bring drumming as a peacemaking and community-building tool to war-torn areas of Iraq.

Rex executive director Sandy Sohcot recently received this report and pictures from Christine’s latest trip.