Free 'Drumbeat' presentation is Oct. 8

A free "Drumbeat" workshop for faculty, staff and students is noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 8 in 304 Ruth Leverton Hall. Simon Faulkner of the University of Newcastle, Australia, will lead the session. Light refreshments will be provided.

Drumbeat is a flexible therapeutic music program that uses hand drumming to explore relationship issues. The program is designed to engage young people and adults who may be anxious or resistant to "talk-based" therapies.

The "Drumbeat" program is used by more than 2,000 facilitators in a variety of fields. For more information, go to http://