Gerhardt Koelsch

Gerhardt K.

Phoenix, AZ
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Gerhardt delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 7+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2008

All skills levels are welcome, My lessons focus on one in-depth concept: How to Teach Yourself... Every Groove, Fill, Sticking and Independence exercise is simply a stepping stone on your path to becoming educated. Come learn a practical approach to accomplishing self-challenging goals. Lessons will replicate much of what I learned during my 4 years attending Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Congratulations on your decision to seek musical education! Message me using the link in my profile and book me by selecting Drum Lessons from the drop down menu above the green button at the top right!


Live Drum Set Performence
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
W Scottsdale

residency with "The Groove Trio" at the renown W hotel in oldtown Scottsdale. Cover songs for 3 - 1-hour sets.

Studio Performance
Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
Kassi Jayde Band

Recorded Drumset for Kassi Jayde Band on her 2016 EP release.
I appear on 3 tracks, "Late Night" "Livin' On Light" "Buy Your Love"

Live Drum Set Performence
Aug 2015 - Feb 2016
The Veragroove

Drumset for Arizona local "The Veragroove". Reggae Rock at its finest.

Studio Performance
Jun 2012 - Jun 2013
Franklin Manor

Recorded drum set at House Of Blues Studios in Encino California for new wave rock band "Franklin Manor".


Associates in Drumset Performence
Oct 2009 - Apr 2013
Musician's Institute of Hollywood


Fluent / Native Proficiency


John Phillips Sousa Award
May 2009
Jennifer Mireau


Percussive Arts Society, The
Aug 2007

We offer students and professionals opportunities to grow artistically and professionally. Students can learn have a music industry experience through the PAS Internship program or apply to receive a PAS scholarship or grant. Professionals can create new percussion programs or gain recognition through PAS grants and contests. Many individuals have significantly impacted the world of percussion through the Percussive Arts Society and they are recognized in our Hall of Fame and Awards pages.

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3 Reviews

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Asad E. Jan 7, 2017
Drum · In home

Talented instructor.. looking forwards to leaning more.

Dave Oct 19, 2016
Drum · In studio

Gerhardt provides a great foundation for what it takes to learn music and the drums. He is patient and works with you to understand your goals and music taste to make it a fun experience. His videos help to practice in off time as well...

Cynthia G. Aug 10, 2016
Drum · In studio

Great teacher! Easy to understand and takes time to explain things clearly.

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