Drumtruck : traveling music lessons (14)

France Normandie

Short presentation

The DrumTrucK offers a new concept of traveling music lessons.


To be closer to people, in rural areas, to avoid the elitism that can often represents the Conservatoire.

Contexte (territory issues, targeted audience)

Since September 2015, the DrumTrucK proposed a new concept of traveling music lessons.
DrumTrucK opens the door to an innovative musical experience and opens the doors to a fun and educational musical practice.

Target audience :
- Primary and secondary schools, companies, IM-PROs, structures for disabled people, families

Actions implemented

The DrumTruck fitted out as a music room travels in rural areas and priority neighborhoods.
Its mission is to initiate music practice in primary and secondary schools, businesses, I.M.PRO, homes for the disabled.
He participates in events for cultural services and communities.
Its ease of access to the territory makes it possible to create an information and participative tool interface between the various structures with a cultural vocation
Global cost (in Euros) : 20 000 €

Human resources and partners

Winner of So14 (Department of Calvados): support for communication media + financial assistance of € 3000 / year

Other information

Project's start year : 2015

Points of vigilance, difficulties to pass through, success factors

The support of Calvados Department Council was important in terms of notoriety and credibility.

The founder of the project plans to offer his truck to other musicians to diversify the offer in the villages (practice of other instruments).


Drumtruck (Non profit organization )
14780 Lion-sur-mer
06 63 43 43 88
Contact : Jean-Philippe Barbato