- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I’ve taught over 1,000 students over the past 17 years in school systems all over USA!
Outside of teaching, I’m a music producer and I run a record label with my wife, and I’m the touring drummer for the band Tell Scarlet.
I’m sponsored by SJC Custom Drums, Heartbeat Cymbals and am an alumni of Georgia Southern University.
Fun fact: The character of Gus the Platypus from the Pete the Cat children’s book series was inspired by me!
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
I offer a personalized experience to cater to each of my students’ needs and help them to get to the next level of their skill in drums — beginner, intermediate or advanced!
First, I like to consult with each of my students to identify their strengths and pinpoint areas of growth, then I build on those areas in each lesson until my students feel confident they’re ready to advance.
Above all, I aim to create a teaching environment that’s conducive to a positive learning experience.
I am a producer for Little Bird Big Sound.
I play drums for Tell Scarlet. Our music is everywhere music is sold.
I arranged musoc for this school district. I taught ages 12 - 18 (middle school through high school)
I was the percussion arranger for the GSU drumline. I also taught the college students.
I received a scholarship to play percussion for this university.
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