Diploma in Music; Cert IV in Teaching & Education
My Drummer’s BIO –
My purpose and goals as a teacher are to get rhythm into your body, mind & soul. I’ll give you all the tools, skills and concepts that you can take to the next level in your drumming career. I understand the importance of dynamics, sound, pitch and volume and can teach you to sustain subtle beauty or mind-blowing power, in all genres. I am currently teaching students in my own private studio in which I use two drum kits 1 x acoustic 1 x electric with P.A can play to a click or your favorite song, but can travel if required.
Performance & Recording:
In my 20 years experience, I have performed in more than 15 bands on drums & percussion. I’ve also been hired as a session recording artist, working mainly with Sean O’Sullivan at Highway9 Production in Ringwood.
I have featured more than once on Channel 31’s ‘Guitar Gods & Masterpieces’ & ‘Rock N Roll DNA’ with original blues/rock trio Free To Run – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Free-to-Run/25923785949
Free To Run have shared the stages with acts such as Nathan Caverleri, Electric Mary, Juke Cartel, 10,000, Hellhounds, Mother, Destroy She Said, Virtue and many more. Having performed in all Melbourne’s great venues and recorded two EPs.
Other bands: – The Rainstanders (played Apollo Bay Festival 2004, 5 & 6 and recorded two EPs) – Dr Mojo (Funk/soul cover band) – Geamala (Original world music outfit) – Solar Titan (Classic metal/doom band – Currently standing) – Bridgetown (80’s cover band) – The Hybernators (Punk Psycho-billy band with one EP, performed Live on PBS & played Boogie Festival.
I also play percussion premier shows and corporate events through Topdog Entertainment agency.
Festivals I’ve performed at: – Apollo Bay Festival (2004,05,06) – Globe To Globe Festival (2011) – Global Fiesta (2011) – Fest La Frog (2011) – Maitreya Festival (2012) – Boogie Festival (2010) – Rock The Bay (St.Kilda Melbourne)(2011) – Progfest (St.Kilda Melbourne)(2011)
Qualifications: – Diploma in Music – MWT Institute – Certificate IV in Teaching & Education – MWT Institute
These details were last updated on July 24, 2013