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Facundo Alvarez
Percussion Facilitator

Hi!, My name is Facundo Alvarez and I Welcome you to “Tocar Percusión”, a website designed to facilitate the access to Percussion Learning to people of all ages, no matter their skills or musical backgrounds.

As you, I started the path of learning percussion, as it is commonly said “from scratch”, without any knowledge or experience. Simply moved by my curiosity and my desire to make music. 

As you, also I entered this wonderful world willing to experiment, test myself and learn to make music with percussion instruments. It has been, and it is, a wonderful journey that has taken me much further than I´ve initially imagined. 

In the time that I have been in this journey, I have been able to learn and develop myself as a professional musician and percussionist, while I also have carried out an intense task as a teacher, which has allowed me to help other people to add percussion and music as positive experiences in their lives.

Percussion Teaching Projects

For 20 years I´ve dedicated myself to developing educational and recreational proposals that have the goal of facilitate access to percussion learning to people of all ages, and help them to learn to make music with various percussion instruments. 

In all the projects I´ve worked motivated by the premise that “Percussion is for everyone and that everyone can learn to play percussion”, the main objective of which is to provide resources and knowledge so that more and more people access to #The Percussion Code and thus stimulate them to be encouraged to live the amazing experience of making music with percussion instruments.

Euma - Percussion School

EUMA - Percusión School

For 15 years, the EUMA Percussion School has offered various options of introductory and advanced courses to students of all ages, which address the teaching of various instruments such as: conga, djembé, Peruvian cajon, timpani and various percussion accessories, and rhythms Africans, Afro-Latinos, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Brazilian, and Afro-Peruvians.

Percussion in the school - Educational Program

"Percusión en la Escuela" Educational Program

This project was conceived to facilitate access to percussion and rhythm for children of all ages, with the aim of promoting the generation of spaces for collective creativity in schools. The program implemented and coordinated actions in several schools and kindergartens in Argentina.

Ronda, percussion for families

Ronda Program

The Ronda program proposes meeting and exchange spaces for families and communities, in which rhythm and percussion function as links to promote intergenerational links and dialogue. The program was implemented together with various NGOs that worked to strengthen low-income families in the Provinces of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Teacher´s percussion training program

Teacher´s Percussion Training Program

Through this project, various training sessions were developed for music teachers from all over Argentina, with the aim of providing them with musical training, resources, materials and pedagogical strategies, based on rhythm and percussion, so that they can use as educational tools in the framework of group and diverse teaching contexts in primary schools.

Mundo Tambor, percussion for kids

"Mundo Tambor" Educational Show

The didactic concert “Mundo Tambor” is an educational and participatory show whose main objective is to bring boys and girls of all ages closer to the rhythm, percussion instruments and African and African American musical expressions. Mundo Tambor carries out Didactic Concert tours in schools throughout Argentina

Loops, percussion for working teams


The “Loops” are group experiences of collective music creation from play, percussion and voice. From them I developed a project aimed at conducting Team Building and Group Coaching trainings in different work spaces: companies, government offices, schools and community areas, with the aim that rhythm and percussion were tools to improve human relations in all those spaces.

Professional Percussion Recording

In addition to my experience as percussion teacher and facilitator, I have 20 years background and experience in the music business, during which I´ve participated as session musician in numerous recordings which has covered diverse musical styles and music projects.

Currently, I´m offering remote Professional Percussion Recording Services, to musician and producers all over the World.

My background as percussionist is very diverse, because in my live and studio gigs I cover various percussion instruments such as: Congas, Bongo, Peruvian Cajon, Djembé, Pandeiro, Bombo and various percussion accessories -Shekeré, Shakers, Caxixis, Afoxé, Güiro, Cencerros, Claves, etc.-, which I use to play different musics, both from Afro Roots -African, Afro-Latin, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Peruvian, South American, etc.-, as well as to repertoires of pop, rock, funk, electronic music,among others.

percussion facilitator

Facundo Alvarez
Percussion Teacher & Facilitator

For 20 years I´ve dedicated myself to develope educational and recreational materials and experiences, with the goal of facilitate access to percussion learning to people of all ages

In all the projects I work motivated by the premise that "Percussion is for everybody" and that "Everyone can learn to play percussion".

My main goal is to help, as many people as I can, to live the unique experience of making music with percussion instruments.