Robby Bowen

Robby B.

Brooklyn, NY

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Robby delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 11+

Teaching since:
May 2006

Hi! My name is Robby and I am a drummer/percussionist based in Brooklyn. My musical experience includes rock, pop, hip-hop, classical, jazz, electronic, and almost any other genre. Recently, I earned a Masters Degree in Percussion Performance from the Mannes School of Music in 2016.

I can teach out of my studio in Downtown Brooklyn or I am happy to meet you for lessons elsewhere if you have your own location with the instruments we need. I can teach drumset, classical & orchestral percussion, keyboard mallet instruments, early piano, and techniques in Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, and Garageband music softwares.

Whether you have no musical experience or have been practicing for a while, I am happy to work with you and figure out how to best reach your musical goals. I look forward to meeting you!

*Travel Equipment*
Sticks & mallets
Practice Pad
Small MIDI keyboard
Laptop with audio software
Headphones
Small orchestral instruments (i.e. triangle, tambourine)

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Experience

Live Drummer
Oct 2015 - Present
Abbi Press

I work with my friend Abbi Press to take her electronic pop songs and bring them to life in a live setting as her drummer!

Education

Classical Percussion
Sep 2014 - May 2016
Mannes College of Music - The New School
Percussion Performance
Aug 2010 - May 2014
University of Maryland - College Park

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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A fun concert snare drum solo. Many of the techniques I used in this piece are transferrable to a variety of other percussion instruments!
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Playing one of my all-time favorite pieces from one of my all-time favorite movies!
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Performing John Luther Adams's amazing piece "Inuksuit" for 9-99 outdoor drummer/percussionists

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Playing snare as a member of the 2014 National Orchestral Institute Orchestra

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