Nothing like a pandemic to put the cabosh (kah-bosh?) on live school assembly programs huh? It's now December of 2022 and I'm starting to book storytelling assemblies again for the first time since 2020. The first "block of bookings" is starting … [Read more...] about It’s School Assembly Booking Time Again!
Looking for a Seasonal or Holiday multicultural assembly program for your school between Thanksgiving and the December holiday break? I will be in the New York Tristate area in the first week of December 2019, I will be performing my Season of Light … [Read more...] about Season of Light Holiday Assembly in North Salem NY
DrumSongStory - Drum of the Elephant King - Mark Shepard - Full Program In This Video: I present the full live recording of my most interactive "DrumSongStory", a teaching tale from Haiti called, "The Drum of the Elephant King" I edited out most … [Read more...] about The Drum of the Elephant King-Full Program
I was invited recently to perform "The Drum of the Elephant King" for a summer camp program at Holmes Camp & Conference Center. It was a great group of 70 or so kids who's families are migrant farm workers in the Hudson Valley of NY … [Read more...] about The Drum of The Elephant King Part 1: Setup
I did a performance of my "Talking Drum" school assembly program this week at a pretty cool school in the greater Boston Massachusetts area, Milestone Day School, Waltham MA. What makes this school special is that they specialize in helping high … [Read more...] about African Drums & Stories at Milestone Day School Waltham MA