NAC-AEP Programme Details


Programme ID: AEP0320152

Let’s Jam with Ethnic Percussion Instruments!


Get ready to jam with us, as we bring the fun of drum circle to you! Students will learn how to improvise music using the various percussion instruments. They will learn the proper playing techniques on the percussion instruments and also be introduced to some of common grooves (e.g. that are widely popular in the various multi-ethnic percussion instruments. At the end of the session, students will get to jam and improvise with their peers within a drum circle session. They will each take turns to do their own improvisation and have fun making music with each other!


1. To understand more about the multi-ethnic instruments of Singapore
2. To understand what improvisation is and learn how to improvise with the various multi-ethnic percussion instruments
3. To understand what a drum circle is and participate in one drum circle during jamming
4. To learn basic techniques of playing the percussion instruments, including the ethnic instruments
5. To learn basic grooves of playing the percussion instruments
6. To do music jamming and enjoy the music making process


Music Rooms

Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / Sec - Upper / JC/CI / ITE



3 Session(s)
1 per Session


/ Percussion instruments that is available in the school Ethnic instruments provided by us.

- COST -

$9 per student/ per session per Hour

- $9 per student/ per session (1 hour),
- an additional cost of ethnic percussion/drum rental applies
- $300 for instrument transport (2-way)

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2022 until 31 December 2022.


- House of Music -

Tan Wan Lin