State Organization On Arts And Disability Holds Second Annual Drumming Festival

Oct 16, 2014

Heidi Pfau is an artist and social worker with VSA Vermont, the state organization on arts and disability. She is also helping to organize the second annual BOOM VT event, which takes place this Saturday in Colchester.

Pfau joined VPR to talk about the event and the VSA, whose mission is to "use the magic of the arts" to build the confidence and capabilities of children and adults with disabilities.

Children perform with West African drummer Bennicent Agbodzie at BOOM VT in 2013.
Credit Hilary Hess / VSA Vermont

BOOM VT is open to the public and no equipment or experience is needed. You can listen to the professional and community drumming groups or participate as a solo drummer or on a drumming team. Admission to BOOM VT is free; donations are accepted.

Broadcast on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 4:55 p.m.