Rhythmwood Drive

Rhythmwood Drive
Nostalgic instrumental rock with nothing but percussion

Rhythmwood Drive is a married duo from central Indiana playing acoustic instrumental covers that feature marimba, hammered dulcimer, and percussion. Doug and Sarah Haag have been playing together for over a decade but decided to bring it to the public after Sarah acquired a marimba in 2016. Now they take to the streets, festivals, concerts, and living rooms to bring the unique sounds of melodic percussion to those

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Education:

Doug and Sarah Haag both hold degrees from Ball State University and studied Music Education and Music Performance (Percussion as principal instrument).

Doug is a 1999 graduate of Hamilton Southeastern HS and Sarah is a 2000 graduate of Mt. Vernon (Fortville) HS.

Affiliations:

Music fraternities: Doug – Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Sarah – Sigma Alpha Iota
Members: Central Indiana Folk Music and Mountain Dulcimer Society

Awards:

Sarah was awarded the first Indiana Percussion Association (IPA) scholarship during the 2000 Indoor Drumline season as well as other scholarships and awards including the John Philip Sousa Band Award from her high school the same year. She tied for first place in the 2018 “Hit Like a Girl” Contest in the 18+ Concert category and placed in the top 5 during the 2018 National Hammer Dulcimer Championship in Winfield Kansas.

PHOTOS

VIDEOS

  • Short clips of various songs

PARTNERS

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