The rhythm of any musical style starts with a talented drummer. Learn how to find your own perfect beat with our amazing teachers, whether it be rock, classical percussion, jazz, contemporary, or calypso music. They will take the time to help you practice shifts and meters, specific drumming techniques, and ultimately successfully perform live, such as our Annual Rock Show at The Bluebird Theater. Learn more about our drum and steel pan teachers’ unique backgrounds below.
Deepen this learning experience with Neighborhood Music’s additional opportunities to practice and grow with rock and jazz bands.
Teacher Highlights: Bachelor of Arts from Berklee College of Music, Master of Music from The Juilliard School, Studied under Carl Allen, Masters of Music Degree (Jazz Studies) from the University of Colorado, Music featured on Denver’s KUVO Jazz Radio
Drum Kit, Steel Pan :
- Annual Rock Show at The Bluebird Theater
We showcase our students’ achievements regularly with recitals and public performances. Additionally, our travel programs offer many exciting opportunities to play in some of the most revered concert halls in the world.
Metropolitan State University of Denver
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University of Texas at Arlington
B.A. in Music University of Arkansas
MM in Jazz Studies University of Colorado at Bould...
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