K. MIchelle Lewis

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It is our mission to...

create an environment where you can excel at learning the art of playing percussion by using brain-based research methods, technology, and techniques that will increase your skills and performance.

create a community that is collaborative, creative, and compassionate through the facilitation of community drum circles.

improve academic achievement in ALL subjects by integrating academics with drumming.




Percussion lessons are provided by experienced professionals with a successful track record in music education and performance.   Areas of percussion that we specialize in are:

West African Drumming
World Percussion

Percussionist for hire.  (Musicals, Studio, Orchestra, Choir, Band, and more)

DrumSmart LLC provides workshops and clinics on percussion, arts integration, creating music, national standards, curriculum design, and project-based learning in music. To schedule a workshop, contact K. Michelle Lewis at drumsmart101@gmail.com.

“Percussion That Pops” K. Michelle Lewis


Percussion That Pops

Percussion That Pops is a workshop that teaches students how to play pitched and non-pitched percussion instruments with popular music they know and love. Students will learn techniques on hand drums, drumset, piano, xylophones, tambourines, maracas, and more. This workshop is accessible to students in grades 3-8. If you would like more information on having a workshop for students and/or teachers, please contact K. Michelle Lewis at drumsmart101@gmail.com or leave a message at 502-235-4161. If you would like to view more workshops, go to www.drumsmartllc.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

“Mindful Drum Workshop” K. Michelle Lewis


Mindful Drum Workshop

Drum your way to a peaceful state of being. In this workshop, participants will learn how to focus their mind in the present moment by drumming rhythms that connect with their heart center. Through intention setting, breathing, and drumming participants will use their natural rhythm intuition to achieve a higher state of awareness which will result in oneness, increased brain activity, improved immune system function, enhanced mood, and more. To schedule a workshop email K. Michelle Lewis at drumsmart101@gmail.com.

“Unleashing Creativity Through Drum Circle Facilitation” K. Michelle Lewis

Cuban Drumming Workshop- Kelsey Lee

African Drumming Workshop- Charles Amewudah

Community Drum Circle

Community Drum Circles are held each month all over the metro Louisville area. We hold drum circles at Rainbow Blossom, Churches, Community Centers, Parks, city sidewalks, music festivals and more. Please contact drumsmart101@gmail.com if you would like to include a community drum circle at your next event. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Drum Circles are great for birthday parties, family reunions and other recreational events.  The purpose of the recreational drum circle is to have fun and play drumming games that bring joy to participants.

If your business is looking for a way to increase teamwork and collaboration skills among team members, give me a call.

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Lesson Materials
To purchase suggested lesson materials click the Steve Weiss Music Link below.  DrumSmart participates in their "Find My School" program which is designed to help you with your percussion lesson needs.



Music Composition

Lesson Videos


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