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

Drum Circle SWAC African Dancers 2 & 4 Tuesday Monthly

Drum Circle Mallard Landing 1& 3 Thursday Monthly

After School Wicomico County TBA

January 2016

Chris English Blues Band Ocean Pines Library 1/13 2 pm

February 2016

Furitland Primary Multicultural Night 2/8 6pm

Drums Around the World Pocomoke Library 2/11 2 pm

April 2016

Salisbury University Percussion and World Drum Ensemble 4/11 7:30

Earth Day Salisbury Zoo TBA

May 2016

Salisbury University Youth Synphony 5/12 7:30



Drumming Up Fun Youth Camp

Art Institute & Gallery July 25-29

Percussion Camp Middle School July 11-15

Salisbury Bible Fellowship

Art Institute & Gallery August 3-7

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

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