Daniel Pate

Daniel P.

Stony Brook, NY

About Daniel P.

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Daniel teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: September 2005
Last sign in: Yesterday


Percussionist Daniel Pate (danielpatepercussion.com) is a bustling performer who's work can be seen frequently in New York City and the surrounding areas. He has presented performances at the 48th International Summer Course at Darmstadt, Germany, the Green Umbrella Concert Series held at Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles.

Mr. Pate is pursuing a Doctorate in Contemporary Music Performance at Stony Brook University, under the tutelage of Eduardo Leandro and is a member of the Contemporary Chamber Players.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Malletech 5.0 Octave Marimba, Yamaha Vibraphone, Pearl Philharmonic concert Snare Drum, Gretch Catalina Drumset, Steinway Grand Piano. Drum, Djembe. Macbook Pro with Logic pro 10 recording software in order to record lessons.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in concert percussion performance, but I also frequently perform a wide variety of drum set styles.

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"Loops IV" By Philippe Hurel


Doctorate of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance

Sep 2014 - Present
SUNY Stony Brook

Masters in Music in Percussion Performance

Sep 2005 - Jun 2007
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bachelors in Music - Percussion Performance

Sep 2002 - Jun 2005
San Diego State University

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency
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1 Review on Daniel P.

PaulaL Feb 3, 2011
Seth is really enjoying his lessons. You're a great instructor. Sorry we missed last Friday's lesson.
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