ABOUT DRUM PRODIGY
We ignite inclusion, mental well-being and creativity through music.
We are a unique music academy. Our heart beats with passion and diversity.
We are here to make a difference to society by creating an inclusive learning and working environment.
DRUM PRODIGY SINGAPORE Pte Ltd (DPSG) is a music academy with a mission to provide music education and wellness programmes in an inclusive, positive and non-competitive environment.
With a wide variety of programmes designed for diverse abilities and age groups DPSG is committed to providing people with and without special needs to flourish in the arts together.
DPSG provides training and employment opportunities for adults with special needs.
DPSG is a member of the Singapore Centre of Social Enterprise (raiSE). We are a Business For Good.
Take a look at our history and timeline:
2007 - The founders introduced health-drumming in 2007, when they commenced their Drum Prodigy programme for the special needs population and youth-at-risk in Singapore. The Drum Prodigy programme has been offered to Special Education (SPED) schools and mainstream schools, around Singapore.
2016 - Drum Prodigy begins private percussion intervention classes from home.
2017 - DPSG joins the Singapore Centre of Social Enterprise (raiSE.sg) as a member.
30 September 2017 - DPSG opened its first physical location, 2nd-floor shophouse along Upper Thomson Road.
2 August 2019 - DPSG moves to a bigger space with ground floor and 2nd-floor facility at Hougang Ave 8. There are 5 studio rooms catered for all learning abilities. Location here.
October 2019 - DPSG was an Honouree in the "Workplace - Diversity & Inclusion" category at the Brands For Goods 2019 Awards Read here.
The Business Times, "Investing in Human Capital - Drum Prodigy Singapore: Leading the beat on inclusivity" Read the full article here.
7 December 2019 - DPSG's Opening was officially inaugurated by Mr Darryl David, Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC. Read here
March 24, 2020, DPSG conducts all classes virtually during COVID-19 Circuit Breaker.
June 2020, DPSG reopens successfully resuming in-class sessions with safe measurements and maintaining hygiene protocols.
September 2020, DPSG's first Drum Camp was introduced to the entire cohort.
October 2020, Drum Prodigy's New '4Ps' logo launches based on the The Drum Prodigy Methodology™.
December 2020, first virtual music exams conducted successfully.
December 2020, 3rd Annual Recital Rhythm Nation III was organised as a digital concert.
December 2021, 4rd Annual Recital Rhythm Nation IV was organised as a digital concert.
July 2022, DPSG inaugurates its Football Training academy for persons with and without disabilities with Singapore Legend Mr Fandi Ahmad. The initiative aims to provide free football training for our students in an inclusive and non-competitive environment.
We champion diversity and inclusion.
Our vision is to build a music school where people with and without disabilities have equal access to music education in a non-competitive, positive and inclusive environment.
THE DRUM PRODIGY METHODOLOGY™
The Drum Prodigy Methodology™ consists of four elements that underlie all our programmes.
We call this the "four Ps”: Pulse, Pause, Presence & Peers.
The four Ps recognises every individual’s unique abilities (Pulse), focuses on creating an inclusive and empowering learning environment (Pause), facilitates mental wellness (Presence) and encourages social interactions (Peers).