Anthony Quirk

Anthony Q.

Nashville, TN

Lesson Details

Bongo

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Anthony focuses on practicality with his lessons. A strong foundation and a good sense of time is key to being a working drummer. Once that foundation is set it is up to the student's interests on which path to take with the lessons and what styles and drummers to study.
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About

Anthony delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2013

Hailing from New York, Anthony picked up his first pair of sticks at the ripe young age of 9. After high school, he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts where Anthony was immersed in music for three years before graduating in 2016.

Anthony has studied with teachers such as Neal Smith, Bob Gullotti, Tony ‘Thunder’ Smith, Casey Scheuerell and Gustavo Agatiello during his time at Berklee and was also greatly influenced by classes and conversations with Ralph Peterson jr, Steve Wilkes and John Pierce.These people have shaped Anthony’s musicianship and professionalism, giving him the right tools for just about any musical situation.

Experience

Drum Instructor
Apr 2017 - Present
Bluesman Vintage Guitars

Teaching elementary and middle school aged children beginner drum techniques and applications.

Mentor/Private Instructor
Sep 2013 - May 2016
Berklee City Music

While working for Berklee City Music I taught high school aged students drum lessons as well as led ensembles of about 6 students for their recitals in December and May.

Education

Professional Music - Focus in Drum Set Performance
Sep 2013 - Aug 2016
Berklee College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Bennie & the Jets in Harrisburg PA!!!  Killer group of musicians here!
Quick video from my apartment in Boston when I was at Berklee
Some footage from my house in Nashville, TN.
Photo by Anthony Q.

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By my house and home studio in Nashville, TN

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Playing a club in Boca Raton, Florida with my friend Ben Sparaco featuring my Mickey Mouse T-Shirt

3 Reviews

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Mark Sep 28, 2017
Drum · In studio

My son Logan took drum lessons in New York with Anthony and my son loved him. Anthony was dedicated, patient, and took the time to follow up with Logan to ensure he was understanding. You could really tell that Anthony loved teaching and working with kids. It was a real shame that he moved back to Nashville.

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Rick Sep 27, 2017
Drum · In home

Awesome lessons from Anthony. He took the time to customize a drumming lesson plan that fit my schedule and ability. I improved at the pace I was able to commit to.

Donna Ingui Sep 27, 2017
Drum · In home

Anthony has been wonderful with my son. His patience and friendliness eases my son's nerves. Not only is he wonderful with my son he is very personable with us. Anthony is a very knowledgeable percussionist which is evident when we hear him teach and explain things to my son. My son thinks he is very cool. I would recommend Anthony as a music instructor to people of all ages!!

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