Oshkosh Rhythm Institute

Promoting wellness in our community through recreational music making.


May
20
5:30 am05:30

Imagine City Park 2017

Imagine City Park
An Annual Celebration of Art and Play in Appleton's City Park
Sunrise to Sunset, Saturday, May 20th, 2017

5:30 Listening to the Dawn with Loren Dempster and the LU Deep Listening Club
6:30 Sunrise Yoga with Jessica Haessly
7:30 Meditation and Morning Writing with Joanna Dane
8:30 Donuts and Discussion with Ellen Koski and Peter Bartman
9:30 Sonic Boom Art and Sound Obstacle Course with Len Borruso and Heidi Dinkler
10:30 Kids Movement Circle with Margaret Paek
11:30 Noontime Pot Luck Lunch and Craft with Ami Hyde
12:30 Improvisational Music Parade with Tad Neuhaus
1:00 World Music Brass Band with Adam Friedman
1:30 Siesta Lullibies with Johnny B.
2:30 Singing and Strumming with Ian Moore
3:30 Adult Movement Circle with Margaret Paek
4:30 Gamelan with Dewa Ketut Alit Adnyana
5:30 Energy Ball Catch with alderman Gypsy Vered Meltzer: "The ultimate in play!"
6:30 Sunset Yoga with Jessica Haessly and music by Bonnie
7:30 Oshkosh Rhythm Institute Drum Circle with Robin Cardell

throughout the day events: 

Bicycle Decorating and Sidewalk Chalk Art with Andrew Dane and The Navigators
Post Card Painting with Lynn Schmitting
Poetry Writing with Meredith Mason
Peace Flag Making with Judy Culligan and Marianne Levin
Slime Makeshop and Playshop with Roseanna and Eleanora
Hanging Out in the Shade with the DeMuyncks

Sponsored by:

The Wisdom of Wombats
The 602 Club
Lawrence/City Park Neighborhood Association

The Oshkosh Rhythm Institute

May
21
5:30 am05:30

Imagine City Park

  • City Park

A celebration of ART & PLAY

Brought to us by our friends and neighbors at the 602 Club.

5:30A SUNRISE SOUNDSCAPE •
L DEMPSTER
6:30A AWAKENING YOGA •
J DANE
7:30A MEDITATION & MORNING
POETRY •
M MASON
8:30A DONUTS AND COFFEE
DISCUSSION CIRCLE •
P BARTMAN & J KNAPP
9:30A LOVE LETTER TO A TREE
WRITING & TREE DECORATING
J DANE
10:30A KIDS PLAY, CREATIVE
MOVEMENT FOR KIDS •
M PAEK
11:30A CREATIVE MOVEMENT AGES •
M PAEK
12:30P PICNIC MUSIC PARADE •
L DEMPSTER
1:30P HOOPING WORKSHOP •
A KRUEGER
2:00P JUGGLING WORKSHOP •
K. KRUGER
2:30P FLOW JAM •
A KRUEGER
3:30P SIESTA LULLABIES •
J BARUTH
4:30P ENERGY BALL CATCH •
G MELZTER
5:30P PUBLIC ART WORKSHOP & MUD
STENCILING WITH •
XXXXXXXXX
7:00P IMPROVISATIONAL SUNSET
CONCERTO •
L DEMPSTER, M PAEK, FULL MOON
IMPROV BAND & THE OSHKOSH
RHYTHM INSTITIUTE

Community Drum Circle gathers around 7pm. 

There has been some talk of guerrilla drumming on College Ave. after...?...?

May
18
7:00 pm19:00

20th Anniversary Celebration

  • Oshkosh Rhythm Institute

Near as we can tell, we've been at this officially for 20 years now. Closest the archives indicate is that around this time of year 20 years ago the first commercial property was the home of community drumming in Oshkosh. So, we're gonna drum and dance and have some FUN with our community.  AND, YOUR INVITED!

May
27
Apr 13

BEGINNER HAND DRUM CLASS

BEGINNER HAND DRUM CLASS WEDNESDAYS!!!
We will begin offering basic hand drum classes at 6pm every Wednesday. We will continue these as long as they are well attended. $10 for the group session will last 45 minutes. We'll get a little break before drum circle starts at 7pm. We will cover topics that those in attendance need, including basic technique, basic practice patterns, drum maintenance, foundation rhythms that can be used to build on at drum circles, etc.. So bring your drum or use one of ours and come get a jump start on the Wednesday evening FUN at the Oshkosh Rhythm Institute.

Appleton Community Drum Circle
Feb
6
6:00 pm18:00

Appleton Community Drum Circle

  • 602 Club

We will be at the new location for the monthly drum circle in Appleton. The 602 Club is a new community gathering spot. Join us for some magical musical community creation. All skill levels and ages welcome. Drums will be provided.

Zoolaween Boo Drum Circle
Oct
19
12:00 pm12:00

Zoolaween Boo Drum Circle

  • Menominee Park Zoo

This year the Oshkosh Parks Dept., in their infinite wisdom has ordered a Community Drum Circle for both days of Zoolaween Boo. This is a fundraiser for the Menominee Park Zoo and we are happy to be a part of it! Please come and enjoy the great fall season with us at the Zoo ----- BOOO!

You can see some more info about this awesome family event HERE!

And a flier to share HERE!

Zoolaween Boo Drum Circle
Oct
18
12:00 pm12:00

Zoolaween Boo Drum Circle

  • Menominee Park Zoo

This year the Oshkosh Parks Dept., in their infinite wisdom has ordered a Community Drum Circle for both days of Zoolaween Boo. This is a fundraiser for the Menominee Park Zoo and we are happy to be a part of it! Please come and enjoy the great fall season with us at the Zoo ----- BOOO!

You can see some more info about this awesome family event HERE!

And a flier to share HERE!

West African Drumming Workshop
Oct
10
7:00 pm19:00

West African Drumming Workshop

  • Oshkosh Rhythm Institute

All skill levels welcome to attend playshop led by Joey Buhta.  Cost is $10-$20 sliding scale. Please contact us if you want the training but cannot afford it.  Drums can be provided. Learn traditional rhythms and improve your technique. Meet other folks interested in hand drumming. Please contact Joey at Jbbuhta@gmail.com

Fond du Lac Community Drum Circle
Oct
7
7:00 pm19:00

Fond du Lac Community Drum Circle

  • St. Agnes Hospital Chapel

A very comfortable space welcomes us within the St. Agnes Hospital Chapel. Very Family Friendly. All skill levels encouraged to attend, drums and all manner of percussion toys are always available.

 Fox Valley/Green Bay Pagan Pride Day Drum Circle
Oct
4
10:30 am10:30

Fox Valley/Green Bay Pagan Pride Day Drum Circle

  • Jefferson Park

Their Mission: To promote Paganism and build community through advocacy and education.
To this end, their aim is to bring Paganism into the mainstream culture by encouraging tolerance and acceptance.

2nd Annual FVGB Pagan Pride Day! We'll have lots of fun and learning planned for this year's event, and can't wait to see everyone there! To keep up on event schedules and activities, check out our website! As always, our event is free to attend and open to everyone! http://www.fvgbpaganpride.org/ppd-2014

OF COURSE THERE IS A DRUM CIRCLE! 

Dragon Boats Drum Circle
Sep
20
11:00 am11:00

Dragon Boats Drum Circle

  • Leach Amphitheater

We'll be adding to the rhythms in the air (and water) at this years Dragon Boat Races! Come join us, all ages & skill levels encouraged. We want your special rhythm in the mix!

Oshkosh Rhythm Ensemble Plays Dragon Boat Stage!
Sep
20
9:00 am09:00

Oshkosh Rhythm Ensemble Plays Dragon Boat Stage!

  • Leach Amphitheater

Otherwise known as the West African Arctic and the Goatskin Healers, our current ensemble will be performing this Saturday morning at the Oshkosh Dragon Boat races. Join us for the great rhythms we've been working and playin and maybe even stick around for the Community Style Drum Circle at 11am.

West African Drumming Workshop
Sep
19
7:00 pm19:00

West African Drumming Workshop

  • Oshkosh Rhythm Institute

All skill levels welcome to attend playshop led by Joey Buhta.  Cost is $8-$16 sliding scale. Please contact us if you want the training but cannot afford it.  Drums can be provided. Learn traditional rhythms and improve your technique. Meet other folks interested in hand drumming. Please contact Robin at robinc@oshkoshrhythm.com (920-379-2217) or Joey at Jbbuhta@gmail.com

Celebrate Diversity Picnic (Appleton)
Jul
19
Jul 22

Celebrate Diversity Picnic (Appleton)

  • City Park

Free and open to all. Come, bring a dish to pass or just your smile. Food at noon, lots of activities for the whole family, DRUM CIRCLE @ 2:15pm to 3:15pm. See poster for more details or contact Carolyn Desrosiers celebratediversityfoxcities@gmail.com.

Jul
10
7:00 pm19:00

Drum Circle Between the Bridges

  • UWO Alumni Welcome Center

The Community Drum Circle "Between the Bridges"!

Join us for a journey in rhythm on the banks of the Fox River. The UWO Alumni Welcome Center is sponsoring a Community Drum Circle around their fire pit (if rain, we'll be inside)! 

Below is a blurb about the new event known as:

Thursdays Between the Bridges

Join the Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau and their partners on the Fox River for a night of food, fun and music each Thursday night this summer. Whether it’s a concert at the Leach Amphitheater as part of the Waterfest Concert Series or a “band on a boat” traveling up the Fox River making stops at each of our partner locations, Thursday nights will be filled activity on the Oshkosh River Walk (between the bridges).  Each week features discounts, prizes and an excuse to start your weekend a day early.

When: Every Thursday night from June 19 through August 28.

Where: UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center, Mahoney’s Restaurant, Becket’s Restaurant, Ground Round at River’s Edge, The Brooklyn Grill, and the Leach Amphitheater. All located on the Fox River, the Oshkosh River Walk and the WIOUWASH State Trail.

Diversity Picnic
Jun
1
12:00 pm12:00

Diversity Picnic

  • Abe Rochlin Park

 

The Oshkosh Race Unity Project seeks to strengthen and enhance the social fabric of the community of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and the Lake Winnebago region. Join the Oshkosh Rhythm Institute as we support them at the Annual Race Unity Social. 

The Ensemble will be performing and we'll be facilitating a Community Style Drum Circle!

Find more info here.

 

ORI Ensemble Performance
May
31
5:45 pm17:45

ORI Ensemble Performance

  • Leach Ampitheater

We'll be kickin off our "RiverWalk Tour" at around 5:45pm at "The Power of Hip-Hop" Hip hop benefit concert to benefit the Boys and Girls Club at the Leach Amphitheater just before their event starts. Then we'll be working our way up the river-walk, playin and meeting folks and enjoying the river view. We'll end up at Becket's Restaurant Patio playing a little warm up for Sly Joe and the Smooth Operators at a little after 8pm.  We highly recommend both the food and the entertainment this Saturday @ Becket's!