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.


Drum Circle Third Friday Salisbury MD Every Month at SWAC Starting November

Drum Circle SWAC African Dancers 2 & 4 Tuesday Monthly


After School Wicomico County TBA


Chris English Blues Band TBA

April 2017

Salisbury University Percussion and World Drum Ensemble 4/ 7:30

Earth Day Salisbury Zoo

May 2017

Salisbury University Youth Synphony 5/12 7:30



Drumming Up Fun Youth Camp

Art Institute & Gallery June TBA

Percussion Camp Salisbury EXTREME PERCUSSION WORLD DRUM CAMP AT Christian School July 10-14 More information click here. SIGN UP HERE.

4H drum circle at the Salisbury Elks

Salisbury Drum Circle Camp Salisbury Zoo August 1-5 ( 2 Sessions)

Workshops Artist in residence

After School Programs 2017

Step-up Program Monday and Wedesday James M. Bennet High School

Fruitland Primary

Kindergarden concert May 23,2017


2016 TBA

Travels With Charlie WBOC TV

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