Drumming Sounds

Andrew Ecker and Monica Patton, the dynamic duo behind Drumming Sounds, bring over 30 years of combined expertise in rhythm and wellness. Monica, a trained HealthRhythms facilitator, acclaimed artist, and sound healer, complements Andrew’s multifaceted skills as a speaker, author, and teacher. Together, they have developed the Drumming Sounds Protocol, an innovative, evidence-based approach to wellness and mental health through the power of recreational music and sound.

Their work is steeped in ancestral wisdom, providing profound insights into optimal living. Andrew and Monica’s collaboration as drum circle facilitators and community developers has seen them lead over 5,000 wellness events. Their diverse audience includes tribal nations, various government organizations, healthcare facilities, and major health conferences. They have also made significant strides in substance abuse disorder treatment.

At the heart of their mission lies a dedication to healing and transformation. Through the universal language of rhythm and sound, they have nurtured connections, fostered community growth, and promoted holistic well-being. Andrew and Monica’s journey in Drumming Sounds is not just a professional endeavor; it’s a life path that resonates with and impacts a wide spectrum of individuals and groups, making every beat a step toward understanding and every rhythm a bridge to wellness.

Medicine or Calling

Andrew and Monica's calling is to foster healing and community through the universal language of rhythm and sound. With over 30 years of combined experience in drum circle facilitation and wellness, they specialize in using ancestral wisdom and recreational music for mental health and wellness interventions. Their work, impacting diverse groups from tribal nations to healthcare facilities, is a testament to their dedication to promoting holistic well-being and interconnectedness within communities.