At Rhythmic Innovation…

We believe that music should not only be reserved for performance, competition, or passive entertainment. Our mission is to expand the possibilities of music to enrich personal wellness, to better understand the people around us, and to build community through drumming and in-the-moment music making.

Meet Our Team

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Phil Didlake, MT-BC

Phil Didlake is a board-certified music therapist, percusionist and the co-founder of Rhythmic Innovation. For over 10 years, Phil has been facilitating drum and rhythm based events for individuals and organizations in clinical, education, wellness, and community settings. Phil completed his music therapy degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston. While pursuing his studies, Didlake served as president of the New England Region - American Music Therapy Association for Students and was featured in a Berklee press release recognizing inspiring students in the 2016 graduating class. Phil is a drum circle facilitator trained in the healthRHYTHMS protocol, Village Music Circles, Rhythm2Recovery, Beat the Odds, Rhythm for Youth, and Drummassage.

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Jenny Madrigal, MT-BC NMT

Originally from the southwest, Jenny understands the value of early childhood music, and began taking formal voice lessons at 4 years old. Jenny is passionate about helping others and decided to apply for Music Therapy while attending Berklee College of Music in Boston. There, she received a dual bachelors of music in Music Therapy and Music Business Management. In Boston, she interned for Shelter Music Boston, a nonprofit that provides live classical music performances to homeless shelters. She was also apart of the Berklee City Music program, which offers music lessons and ensembles to inner city youth. In 2017 Jenny finished her Music Therapy clinical practica in San Diego at MusicWorxs and Resounding Joy, working in general hospital, pediatric, geriatric and elementary school settings. She has joined Phil Didlake in the San Francisco Bay Area, and together they have started Rhythmic Innovation. 


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