Huntington Station, NY, 11746
Subjects Taught Bass Guitar, Drum, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Percussion
Russell F. is currently a freshman at New York University, majoring in Percussion Studies, and currently is studying with Professor Simon Boyar. He just recently graduated from Half Hollow Hills High School West. He has also graduated from the Juilliard Pre-College Program under the instruction of three teachers: Jonathan Haas, Pablo Rieppi, and Greg Giannascoli. He began studying drum set and rudimental snare drum at the age of seven, and began studying marimba and timpani in his sophomore year of high school. Russell has attended the New York Summer Music Festival and was a Music Staff Intern at the USDAN Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. This past February he placed second in the Percussive Arts Society Marimba Competition held at NYU’s Weekend of Percussion. He is currently active as a composer and performer in many NYU ensembles and is excited to pursue a career in percussion.