Ted Nichols

Drum circle facilitator, artist in residence, team building, camps, instrument maker and performer. Instruction for conga, djembe, world instruments, drum set and traditional percussion.

Woodcarving folk artist featured in Museum of Folk Art Williamsburg, VA and the Museum of Folk Art New York, NY. Pro Tools certified user, photographer and web designer.

Be a part of the Science of Sound coming soon. This is a program for students eight years old and up. This program will be an artist in residence program that lasts from one day to several weeks. It will be developed and modified to engage the participants their appropriate age level. Students will learn about digital and analogue sound including: analysis of sound waves, music theory and basic synthesizer properties. There will be projects with household objects and DAW, digital mixers, music hardware and programs like Audacity, Studio One and etc.


January 17, 2015 8pm

Chris English Blues Band

The Brick Room Salisbury MD

April 4, 2015 First Saturday Down Town Salisbury, MD

Februrary 9, 2015 7pm

Multicultural Night Fruitland Intermediate School

Drums Around the World Drum Circle

March 20, 2015

Drum Circle Third Friday Salisbury MD. Contact me for more info.

April 26, 2014

Drum Circle Earth Day Salisbury Park

Drumming Up Fun Youth Camp

Drumming Up Fun Arts Institute and Gallery Salisbury MD TBA




Maryland Summer Center for the Arts Salisbury University

2015 TBA


Musical Examples


  • Bateria Samba De Rio, Trash Can Alley and Tour of Africa



  • Info found here.
    Class Description
    This class is geared towards those who have little or no prior drumming experience, but also easily accommodates intermediate players.
For the warm-up we cover the basics such as holding and striking a drum, basic coordination drills. We will explore African and Latin Rhythms on a variety of instruments including djembe, conga drum, cajons and other ethnic instruments.



Now a member of SWAC and the Maryland Artist Registry