Testimonials

 
 

16th August 2018

Thank you so much for playing beautiful music at my 40th. And it was awesome that you threw in a Coldplay and a Daft punk song for me! So thoughtful. I hope you enjoyed the gig. We certainly had a ball and loved having you and your music there.

Sarah Crossman   |   Private Event 

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15th November 2017

Mary's fun, calm and encouraging manner and excellent musical knowledge has really made learning piano a happy experience for my son - he enjoys learning the pieces, writing/composing his own (which are printed out and he can practice them as well) - and the fun theory resources mean he actually chooses to work on them without nagging!

Catherine Campbell   |   Parent of Piano Student 

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13th October 2017

Thank you for coming up to run the session and take time away from your family! 

I haven’t read their evaluations in depth, but I do recall seeing drumming as a favourite activity on quite a few!

Cassidy Wakefield | Programs Officer | CanTeeN

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 28th December 2016

I'm going to miss drumming with you all tomorrow and dearly hope the drumming circle continues next year as I've loved every minute of it. 

Lisa, Participant – Thursday Night Drumming Group, City of West Torrens

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10th October 2016

I look forward to my Thursday evening djembe drumming group. The sessions are challenging, fun and inclusive. Heather Frahn and Mary Trees(MT) made us feel very welcome and safe so that everyone was willing to have a go right from the start. Heather and MT take things slowly, offering more complex rhythms for those who want the extra challenge. The rhythms and repetitions are meditative and calming.

Caroline Reid, Participant – Thursday Night Drumming Group, City of West Torrens

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24th June 2016

Hi Mary,

Its Lorraine here from the Coburg children’s Centre.  Thank you for such a wonderful performance on Monday the children and educators loved it.

Lorraine Farrugia, Coburg Childrens Centre, Coburg Vic. 3058

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4th March 2016

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your involvement with our O’Week event!

The students who got involved had a ball!

Hopefully we will work together again soon!

Tiahna Thiele  |  Events Officer  |  Union House, University of Adelaide

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23rd February 2016

'The experiences and connections that the Members will take away from this weekend are invaluable…'

Thank you for supporting CanTeen SA/NT's New Members Camp - we couldn't have achieved so much without your help!

Cassidy Wakefield  | Programs Officer SA/NT | CanTeen 

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23rd February 2016

'I now have a new support group when I need someone to talk to'.

Louisa, 15, Patient | CanTeen Camp

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10th December 2015

Thank you very much for your beautiful music which did light up the space and our mood :)

eddy@codesign.com.hk

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23rd October 2013

I will definitely be back in touch - I thought you guys did a great job engaging with people and I had some really good comments from people about the drumming.

Daniel Havey | Coordinator - Community Mental Health, Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide

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8th August 2013

Thanks, feedback from all of the participants was very positive, we all had a great time.

Jaime Gardner | Community Re-entry Program for Adults with Acquired Brain Injury | Flinders University

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3rd April 2013

Without your support and skills this Fab program could have never been possible!

The program was a success with the 20 members attending sharing experiences,

creating bonds and best of all having a great time!

Thank you so much for joining us to help make the “New Members program”

a special experience for all. You really have made a difference in the lives of

the young people living with cancer that attended!

Romina Mandica | Recreation Officer | Canteen

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3rd February 2013

Thank you so much for joining us to help make our Spring Camp such a special experience for all. You really have made a difference in the lives of the young people living with cancer that attended!

Romina Mandica | Recreation Officer | Canteen

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29th December 2012

Ps. Kai is an awesome guitarist now, thanks for kick starting his career with the

few lessons we had a while back.

Andrew Judson, Network Engineer

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9th December 2012

Fabulous! loved that they put in the effort to dress to the occasion - would highly recommend

Jo Johnson, Occupational Therapist

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7th December 2012

Best part of the workshop was the easy going nature of the facilitator and the confidence she gave me when I struggled to find the beat.

Carole Schroeder

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6th December 2012

It was a fantastic workshop and both facilitators were wonderful. 

Thanks

Rowena Garcia | Early Intervention Coordinator | Alzheimer's Australia SA

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13th November 2012

Hi MT,

THANK YOU for playing, it was beautiful to see the little ones up there with shakers.

Claire Hetzel | Coburg Community Garden  |  Kildonan Uniting Care

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6th August 2012

 ‘I cant think of any ways that the event could have been better. Thanks Percussion House!’

 ‘The best part of the workshop was seeing the children getting so much enjoyment out of the drumming. It was great to see the children interacting and getting to know each other. This was truely a therapeutic experience which connected the children as young carers. It was wonderful to see the children feeling comfortable enough to participate in the "freestyling" at the end and individually express themselves.’

 ‘Percussion House was very well organised, communication was easy and I felt confident it was going to be a good day as we went through the schedule and planned the day together. To me, planning ahead is an important feature of a successful day.’

 ‘Instructors were great at leading the children and assessing the direction of the day based on what activities the children were enjoying.’

 Nicole Dycer, Carers SA

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22nd May 2012

Greetings

Just wanted to say how enjoyable the evening was and how much I enjoyed the music. Have been trying to find similar music but unsuccessful, did you have any retail material that is similar, the very slow drumming, the chimes etc, it was fantastic. Basically what you played on that evening recorded.

Thanking you Peter

Attendee at Yoga to the Beat - Lululemon

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22nd March 2012

Hello

Thank you for the drumming class yesterday.

We had such a good time. It was a wonderful exercise in mindfulness.

Again, thank you.

Linda Swaine  |  Assessment Worker | Carer Recruitment & Resource team  |  Anglicare SA

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8th August 2011

Hi all - Thank You!!

At UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide, we would like thank you for attending and sharing TOBDO 2011 with us.

TOBDO, again lit up Winter!! and appears to have been highly enjoyed by everyone who attended..

Your activities, workshops, performances and presence helped make TOBDO the very special day it is for SRF residents.

Again, thank you so much for your efforts and we look forward to catching up with you on other community endeavours.

Rina Russo | Project Officer, Community and Cultural Development, Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide

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8th August 2011

Just a quick email to congratulate The Percussion House on a top job at last week's TOBDO. I know myself that I enjoyed the band's music as well at the drumming workshop that was put on afterwards. I could have listened to that "Tribal Trance" for a couple hours longer at least but I was very impressed at how popular and fun the drumming workshop was also.

The feedback was excellent from both clients and attending services and artists.

Matt Cannon

Key Worker | Pulgi Program | Anglicare  |  463 Regency Rd, Prospect SA 5082

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23rd August 2010

Cheers for that, was a great day had by all, especially enjoyed the 'must have' drumming experience, clients still talking about the day. Thanks for being so flexible about the performances.

Tom Langford

'The Other' Big Day Out Coordinator  |  Uniting Care Wesley  |  Port Adelaide SA 5015

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2nd February 2010

 I was part of the Fringe Drumming group with Bank SA last night.

Thankyou so much, it was great fun!

So much fun, I would like to get my own drum! 

I will see you on Thursday!

Jennifer Hosking  |  Customer Service Officer Bank SA  |  97 Randell St, Mannum 5238

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4th August 2008

Hello. Recently our participants and myself attended an Anglicare event and took part in your drumming workshop. We enjoyed ourselves very much. I have attached some great photos. 

The Friends Social Inclusion Program Co-ordinator, City of Playford

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