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Irie Vibes: Professional Music Workshop Delivery & Freelance Youth Work
My name is Edward Ishmael King, I am an experienced freelance music workshop facilitator and JNC qualified Youth Worker. I offer a range of music workshops that include;
•    African Drumming
•    Didgeridoo
•    Guitar Song & Lyric writing
•    Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Art) and more.

I am available to deliver workshops from one hour up to a whole day or more and can offer a range of sessions tailored to your requirements.

I can deliver workshops with focused groups in youth and community or education settings or as ‘drop in’ style session for events, gigs and functions.

I am also available for freelance Youth Work for either sessional or project based contracts and have a current DBS/CRB and references.

To find out more information, please contact me and I will be happy to assist.


Some quotes from students and staff at a recent workshop:

‘Edward engaged each and every pupil in a dynamic, lively musical experience!’ Martine Blaney, Greys Education Centre

‘One of the best things I’ve ever done!’ Year 6 Pupil, Greys Education Centre

‘It was fun!’ Year 6 Pupil, Greys Education Centre

‘I liked drumming faster and faster and showing everyone!’ Year 3 Pupil, Greys Education Centre

‘I was best at the didgeridoo and it was my first time!’ Year 6 Pupil, Greys Education Centre

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The prices for the workshops are as follows. (Please note this is a rough guide and will vary depending on what is required)

  • Hour Session - £60- £75

  • Half Day Sessions (3 hours) 9 am - 12 pm / 1 pm - 4 pm ~ £150 - £225

  • Full Day (6 hours) 9 am - 3 pm / 10 am - 4 pm ~ £360 - £450

  • 6 weeks at 1.5 - 2 hours per week - £720 - £900

To book, please e-mail Ailene at 


REFERENCE 1: Capoeira/ drumming workshop for Alameda Middle School, Ampthill, Bedford, MK45 2QR for Trudy Bell, Alias Theatre, 07802 410 493,

REFERENCE 2: Philip Line, Community Cohesion Manager, Putteridge High School, Putteridge Road, Luton, LU2 8HJ, 01582 415 791 ext 244

Other Information

Insurance: Irie Vibes has a £5 million pound Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding:  I have a current DBS/CRB. Any staffs that I use are all DBS/CRB cleared.

Arts Award: Arts Award Supporter, Arts Award Silver and Bronze offered.

Contact Name
Edward Ishmael King
01582 661 399; 07974 352 234