The Rhythm Village, founded by Josh Oshlack was borne out of the combination of his love for music with his desire to help people. Originally offering carefully written music programs for people with special needs, the Rhythm Village has grown over the years to provide a range of music-related services and products, including: a variety of Music Workshops, Professional Learning Sessions for Teachers, 1:1 and Group Music Therapy Sessions, and an online shop, offering instruments and products that are particularly well suited to people with additional needs.
It is our ongoing mission to increase the quality of life of people living with special needs through music and movement.
Our music workshops focus on fun and engagement for all participants. Whether for schools, community organisations or large corporates, the undeniable benefits of music are incredibly far-reaching.
Josh Oshlack is the Director of The Rhythm Village. With a passion for music that dates back to his childhood, Josh has been playing various musical instruments since the age of 10. His proficiency in instruments such as the didgeridoo, African djembe, guitar, bass guitar, and more has made him a sought-after musician and music educator.
Josh's vision is to make a positive difference in people's lives through music. He believes that music has the power to bring people together and help them connect with their emotions, their creativity, and their inner selves. Josh has successfully translated this vision into reality by crafting music workshops that are not only fun and engaging but also have a meaningful impact on all participants.
The workshops at The Rhythm Village are designed to be inclusive and accessible to people of all abilities. Josh and his team use a range of instruments and techniques to create a unique musical experience that caters to the needs of each participant. Whether it is a team-building workshop for a corporate group or a therapeutic session for individuals with special needs, Josh and his team bring their expertise and passion for music to create a memorable experience for everyone involved.
Josh's dedication to music education extends to him mentoring aspiring musicians and music educators, helping them develop their skills and passion for music. He is a regular speaker at music and education conferences, sharing his knowledge and experience with others.
With his extensive experience and passion for music, Josh Oshlack is a respected figure in the music education industry. His work with The Rhythm Village has made a significant impact on the lives of many, and his commitment to promoting music education continues to inspire others.