Hello and Welcome

I teach all levels of percussion, from beginners to professionals;  snare drum, keyboard mallet instruments, timpani, drum set, world music and much more.  From Abel triangles to Zappa transcriptions, crash cymbals to congas, auditions, recitals, the 3 "B's":  whether it's Bach, Beethoven, Brahms or Blakey, Bonham, Beauford . . . all these topics and more are available to you. 




Upcoming Performances and Clinics

Animal Requiem (west coast premiere)--10.26, 8pm, Royce Hall, UCLA

Colburn CSPA Percussion Ensembles Concert--12.17 7:30pm, Thayer Hall, Colburn School, FREE

Student Achievements. Congratulations!

Brian Cannady (CSUF Alum)--Winner, Section Percussion Audition, Long Beach Symphony 

​Mario Corona--Will be attending CSUF School of Music in Fall 2019

Jeremy Davis--NYO-USA​ will be attending USC Thornton School of Music in Fall 2019

​Chris Gaw Gonzalo--Section Percussion, PSYO

Kristian de Leon (CSUF alum)--2019 So Percussion Summer Institute

Arthur Lin (CSUF Alum)--Finalist, Percussion Auditions, Long Beach Symphony

Hayen Katseanes (Colburn)--Winner of LACESMA Scholarship

​Viraj Sonawala--Section Percussion, PSYWE

Adam Vera (PCC Alum)--Will be attending CSULB Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in Fall 2019

Joshua Zepeda--Principal Percussion, PSYWE