Upcoming and Ongoing Events


Born to Drum
July 14-17, 2022
Bort Meadow
, Chabot Park
Oakland, CA


B'nai Tikvah
Walnut Creek, CA
Music Shabbat
Friday evenings 7:30 pm
May 20, June 17, 2022


Kehilla Community Synagogue - Piedmont, CA
Friday evenings - 7pm - May 6, June 3, 2022
Saturday morning shabbat services:
April 2, 9, 23, 30, 2022
May 14, 21, 2022
June 11, 18, 25, 2022
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022

from the Berkeley Express
Kehilla Community Synagogue
Fier sums up her philosophy on her web site: "Around the world, music brings people and communities together, and I see myself as part of that joyful work."   read more...


"Middle Eastern Rhythms" Class
Weekly  Classes will resume in the fall
Middle Eastern rhythms & technique
Contact me for specifics: debbie@debbiefier.com

Sunday, August 23 distanced outdoor class in Alameda
Email me for more info: debbie@debbiefier.com


Drumming as Prayer Classes
Kehilla Community Synagogue
1300 Grand Ave.
Piedmont, CA
Dates: Mon. Aug. 13 at 7 pm and Sun. Sept. 2 at 4 pm


Goddess Crafts Fair
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019
1:30 pm performance

Sebastopol, CA

New Years’ Eve Concert Celebration
Dec. 31 at 8 pm
2215 Prince St.
Berkeley, CA


Women Making Music
Oct. 18-20, 2019
Healdsburg, CA

Born to Drum Camp
July 18-21, 2019
Teaching Middle Eastern drumming
and body percussion


Drum Sunday
December 2
ASHKENAZ 1317 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA

Born to Drum Camp
July 19-22
Teaching Middle Eastern drumming
and body percussion


Glass Half Full
Benefit for Breast Cancer Prevention

Sunday, May 27, 7 PM
Freight and Savage, Berkeley

Women Making Music
March 23-26
Healdsburg, CA
Teaching Drumming and Body percussion




Goddess Crafts Faire
Saturday, Dec 9, 5:15-6PM
Set of Middle Eastern and West African music
6:30-7PM - Open Drum Jam
Sebastopol Community Center


Women’s Chanting Night with Jennifer Berezan
Wed. Nov. 22, 7 PM

830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley 94710



Still I Rise
6 - 9 PM - Nov. 17, 2016
Holy Redeemers Center
8945 Golf Links Road
Oakland, CA

10th Anniversary Born to Drum
Women's Drum Camp

July 21-24, 2016
Bort Meadow
outside of Oakland, CA


Berkeley World Music Festival
with Middle Eastern band, SAFRA

Saturday, June 13 from Noon-2pm
Telegraph Ave. at Haste
Berkeley, CA

Rakkassah Belly Dance Festival
3:30 PM - March 13, 2016
Richmond Memorial Auditorium
403 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA
Festival Schedule

2014 - 2012


Women Making Music Retreat
Nov 22, 2014
Healdsburg, CA

Under One Tent Festival with Eliana Kissner
Dec. 15, 2013 3 pm
25 Hillcroft Way
Walnut Creek, CA

Born to Drum Fundraising Retreat
Aug 23-25, 2013
At Chabot Park, East Bay Parks
near Oakland, CA

Rakassah Middle Eastern Festival
with Sabah Ensemble
March 16, 2013 8 pm

Richmond Memorial Auditorium
Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA


Sabah Belly Dance Ensemble
with special guest, Debbie Fier
Oct. 20, 2012, 7:30 pm

Berkeley Moving Arts Studio
2525 8th St. #13A
Berkeley, CA

Mills College, Oakland, CA
Jan 9, 2012
Staff Development Day with Drumming and Rhythm

CD Release Party: "Arise Kehilla!"
Jan. 22, 2011
Inspirational Music of Kehilla Community Synagogue
1300 Grand Ave.
Piedmont, CA