About Us

KEEP THE BEAT utilises one of the most powerful & sustainable group team building activities of all time, African Drumming. 


Born out of a love for music and a talent for facilitating others to make music, KEEP THE BEAT was founded by Anthony De Nardo. As a musician, artistic director and educator Anthony has spent over twenty years studying, teaching and performing. Anthony is a talented and charismatic group drumming facilitator on a mission to facilitate emotional well-being and social team building services with the evidence based therapeutic benefits of group drumming. He has facilitated drumming workshops throughout the mainland of the United States, Hawaii and Australia. Whether he directs KEEP THE BEAT at corporate events, school functions, community centers or performs on stage with his drums, his passion for music radiates and touches people’s hearts in a way that can transform lives.

Anthony is considered a harmonious person. His most important influence is a loving and caring nature. It is all about sacrificing, caring, healing, protecting and teaching others. No family or community can function without the power of these attributes to keep them together and safe. Safety and togetherness is the glue that keeps a family or community together.

Anthony is genuinely appreciated for creating an environment of peace and harmony, always his strongest impulse. In addition, he loves to teach and guide others, especially the young, old and less fortunate. Anthony has been a pioneer in this whole movement of taking group drumming to main stream society since 1995. He has facilitated rhythm based programs at:

  • Governmental Council Funded Events
  • Professional Sporting Events
  • Corporate Events and Conferences
  • Early Learning Centres
  • Primary Schools5d8aa809d606c3d84d40acf8fa4970ec
  • Large Corporate Gatherings
  • Organised Community Events
  • Community Services Facility
  • Music Festivals
  • Special Events
  • Private Parties
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Vacation Care Centers
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Youth Outreach Groups
  • Church Congregations.


Anthony De Nardo is a master KEEP THE BEAT trainer and facilitator, a certified drumbeat facilitator and a musical artist. Anthony’s applications of rhythm based music programs make him an advocate for mind and body wellness. Anthony has led thousands of participants in hundreds of group participation rhythm based music programs. Anthony has earned recognition for his positive contribution to group drumming. There is a vast amount of documented research on all the mind and body benefits for the health and well being benefits that come from group drumming. Contact us now for a timely quote.

button Email: info@keepthebeat.com.au

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