- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
- December 2002
Graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis-Bachelor's Degree
-Percussionist for over 30 years
-Music Director/Drummer for Notre Dame "Voices of Faith" Gospel Choir 1995-1998
-Music Director and Head Percussionist for Greater Northwest Baptist Church (1500 members) 2000-2013
-Minister of Music and Head Percussionist for Nehemiah Bible Church, Indianapolis, IN (2013-Present)
-Established Vocalist, Vocal Instructor and Vocal Arranger
-Certified Instructor for: Musika Lessons, Impromptu Music Lessons and TakeLessons.com.
-Percussion Instructor for several Drumlines and school districts in Indianapolis, IN
-Vic Firth Endorsed Music Instructor
-Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Member
-National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Member
When you study with Robert P. you will tap into over 27 years of drumming experience! Our instructors are skilled in many different styles of drumming and percussion that include: Rudimentary, Rock, Jazz, Gospel, R&B, Funk, Symphonic, Tympani and Mallet percussion, Congas, and Auxillary Percussion.
With Bass Lessons, you will learn the basics of your instruments as well as some more advanced tricks and techniques that will have you playing songs in very little time!
As a student of Robert P. you can expect in depth lessons that are taught at your individual level of understanding. We connect with each student personally to not only provide a solid foundation, but also have some FUN!
*** Studio Equipment ***
The in-Studio lessons are taught in the practice rooms. The room includes a snare drum, drum sets, practice pad, Bass and Amps (Bass Lessons). Seating is available. No pets. Parking is in the driveway.
P. Percussion: includes separate spaces for lessons include a main drum set, recordings, seating, parking. NO pets.
Upstairs loft has an electronic drum set.
*** Travel Equipment ***
In Studio: Most drums, practice pads, bells, etc are provided.
In Home: Student should have own Drums, sticks, Practice Pad (sometimes can provide this)
*** Specialties ***
All Genres and Styles Including: Snare Drum, Jazz, Rudimental/Marching, Drum Set, Bells, Percussion Instruments, Rock, Soul, Funk, R&B, Blues, Classical, Hand Percussion.