Pete Ellison is a full time drum circle facilitator, speaker and educator working out of the Los Angeles, California area. As Founder of One World Rhythm, Pete  has over 20 years of practical, hands on experience working with diverse groups of people. From corporate boardrooms, city classrooms, park & recreation programs, senior centers as well as preschool and elementary school residencies programs, Pete’s unique presentation style provides for rapid results and a fun-filled experience.

Pete has studied for multiple years with “Drum Circle Music” ( and is a Vic Firth Educational Artist ( . Pete is also the Founder of the Black Knights Drum Corps (a non-profit youth organization recognized as the “Official Musical Ambassador’s for the City of Burbank, California) and founding Board Member and acting President (2000-2010) of the Southern California Percussion Alliance (, a non-profit organization that serves thousands of student percussionists each year.