2019 Facilitator: John Fitzgerald


The Sunday Drum Circle Facilitation Workshop is FREE for all PASIC registrants and to the public! However, a registration is still required in order to participate. For those already purchasing a 4-Day or 1-Day Badge, simply select the Drum Circle Facilitation option upon checkout.

When & Where

The PASIC Drum Circle Facilitation Workshop will take place on Sunday, November 17 from 9 AM – 2 PM at the Indiana Convention Center, room to be confirmed.


The PASIC Drum Circle Facilitation Workshop is sponsored by the Percussive Arts Society, the Interactive Drumming Committee, and Remo, Inc. To learn more about the committee and how you can get involved, please visit this link.

About the Workshop

The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) – Drum Circle Facilitation Workshop is a 5-hour workshop providing facilitators at any level – beginner to advanced – the opportunity to enhance their facilitation skills by learning from a world-renowned drum circle facilitator.

About John

John Fitzgerald is the Manager of Recreational Music Activities for Remo Inc, a freelance percussionist, a graduate of Village Music Circle, HealthRHYTHMS and Beat the Odds facilitator trainings, is a graduate of the Newfield Network coaching program, member of the International Coaching Federation, the Drum Circle Facilitators Guild and the Percussive Arts Society.

Creating deeper awareness in service of positive change for individuals, communities and organization a primary aspect of all of John’s work.

John Fitzgerald, Manager of Recreational Music Activities for Remo Inc, is a percussionist trained rhythm event facilitator, and leadership coach. Creating valuable partnerships with those who share the common vision of music as a tool for wellness, education, and a better life, is central Remo Inc.’s mission and a primary aspect of all of John’s work.

John received a BFA in performance from California Institute of the Arts, and has developed programs for the Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and the Los Angeles Opera in-school programs and composed and performed for numerous films and theatrical productions.

John studied Ontological Coaching with Newfield Network, Somatic Coaching at the Strozzi Institute, facilitation with Arthur Hull, founder of Village Music Circles, and has taken the HealthRHYTHMS Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training. John is chairperson of the Interactive Drumming Committee at the Percussive Arts Society and is a member of the International Coach Federation, Los Angeles Chapter.