Using a drum to activate light show using sound and touch

Makers: Amira Moment
Mentors: Paul Moment, Janece Moment Geoff VanValkenberg, Alex VanValkenberg
Website: http://amiramakerfaire.blogspot.com/

What I want to do is stick wires on the underside of the skin of the drum. Then the electric waves will go through to a huge wall or screen of multi-colored light bulbs. The lights will flash in reaction to how my finger rubs or beats on the drum. That's my Maker Faire project.