Over 30 YEARS TEACHING & PERFORMING
UBAKA HILL, master drum teacher and performer of percussion, poetry and songs. Ubaka teaches the art and spirit of drumming that explores playing technique, musical drumming, drumming for personal development, sound healing concepts and application.
Ubaka performs and teaches hand drumming at various conferences, music festivals, health and healing retreats, drum camps, schools and college campuses. She is the founder and musical director of her performance ensembles "Rhythm Dance", the ShapeShifters and the Drumsong Orchestra. Ubaka has recorded 3 CD's with original music of world drum and percussion arrangements with vocals and poetry.
Workshops and Performances have been presented at the Omega Institute, Kripalu Center for Yoga, NY Open Center, Dance Flurry, Institute for the Musical Arts, Ontario Women's Drum Camp, Mid West Women's Herbal Conference, Women of Power Conference, Women of Wisdom, Michfest, Hudson River Clearwater, Kingston Boys & Girls Club, Born To Drum Camp, Rhythm Rave.
Ubaka's inspiration and influences come from her own life, world events and from Dr. Mya Angelou, Wangari Mathaai, Oprah Winfrey, Layne Redmond, Edwina Lee Tyler, Baba Olatunji, Alessandra Belloni, Carolyn Brandy, Helen Bond, Kay Gardner, Harriet Tubman, Daoud-David Williams. Continue Reading