Wesley Austin

Wesley A.

Hudson, NC
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
We will explore classical snare drum and beginning marimba
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Wesley teaches



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Wesley delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 1+ and special needs

Teaching since:
June 2016

I'm Wesley A. I have been drumming and playing percussion for about 14 years. I am 27 years old. I recently graduated with a B.A in Music from North Greenville University near Greenville, SC under the tutelage of Dr. Chris Davis, President of the SC Chapter of PAS (Percussion Arts Society). I am laid back as a teacher and I will try to make the experience fun for anyone.


Jun 2013 - Nov 2014
Overbook Baptist Church

I played drums for Sunday morning services every week, and for Christmas specials with members of the Greenville Symphony

Camp Instructor
Jul 2013 - Jul 2013
Camp IWannaRock

I taught drums at Camp IWannaRock at a church in Hickory, NC. The camp was designed to give young kids experience with leading worship

Jul 2011 - Aug 2012
The DeLeary's

I played drums for The DeLeary's, Lauren DeLeary and Brooke DeLeary (now known as LOVECOLLIDE). We played in North Carolina, Maryland, Tennessee and other places on our tours

Jul 2009 - May 2011
Life Action Ministries

I had the privilege of traveling around North America with Life Action Ministries as part of the blue team, a team of 25 people. I played the drums for the worship team and helped out with the children's ministry aspect as well.


Bachelor's of Arts in Music (Percussion)
Aug 2012 - May 2016
North Greenville University


B.A of Music
May 2016
North Greenville University

I studied Percussion


Percussive Arts Society, The
Aug 2012

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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National Association for Music Education
Aug 2012

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.

Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers.

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Now booking lessons! In-home lessons at your location, my studio, or online through Skype, FaceTime or Takelessons Classroom!
I like to keep things fun!

This is me in Downtown Concord, NC

This is a performance of "Road Song" at the Olde Hickory Taproom in Hickory, NC during "Jazz on Tap"
Playing for The DeLeary's (now known as LOVECOLLIDE) and their EP release show at the Hickory Community Theatre

My Senior Recital at North Greenville University.  Jazz combo - Darren Luke (piano), Timothy Hogue (tenor saxophone) and Wayne Mason (bass).
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5 Reviews

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Jacque Feb 10, 2017
Drum · In home

Thank you Wesley!! you did teach Jacque a lot.

Lucas V. Jul 21, 2016
Drum · Online

You taught me a lot to work on in between classes and I can't wait for our next class

Jacquelyn Jun 22, 2016
Drum · In home

Wes is patient, kind, and a joy to be around. He is knowledgeable with drums, music theory, and all things percussion!

Chris Jun 6, 2016
Drum · In studio

Wesley has a great deal of knowledge and performance experience in the area of drumset and percussion. He is reliable and a consummate professional.

Jackie Jun 6, 2016

Wes will be a great instructor in percussion. He has an even temperament, great skills, and relates well to all age groups. He has advanced training in all percussion instruments and a great love and respect for music. I expect that he will be a great teacher.

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