Phoenix, AZ 85006
Subjects Taught Drum, Music Performance, Music Recording, Percussion, Songwriting, Guitar
Aside from being mostly self-taught, learning the fundamentals, and playing drums since he could hold the pots and pans, Henri is an experienced, focused teacher and musician who really enjoys seeing students achieve their goals and desires musically. He is a goal-oriented individual with a versatile background and a relaxed, "let's have fun while we learn" attitude. Henri believes music should always be fun and inspiring for everyone, no matter what skill level. FUN is always the focus, because if you are not having fun, why are you doing it?
Henri Benard also has experience touring both nationally and internationally with several award-winning Arizona-based performing groups (Dry River Yacht Club, Peachcake, and Traveler are the current projects), performing shows in 39 of the US States, as well as festival performances in 2012 in Canada (NXNE w/Flaming Lips, Raekwon, Of Montreal, Bad Religion, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra) and Norway (Slottsfjell Music Festival w/New Order,...