Drumming With Scott
Welcome! My teaching focuses on my student's strengths and reasons for learning. I ensure that students are taught from a personalized curriculum that brings them closer to their goals while emphasizing the music fundamentals that will prepare and enrich them for life. I am passionate about drums, percussion, theory/composition, and songwriting. I believe I can engage any curious or dedicated student with this eclectic mix of perspectives and experience.
Able to read music
Types of drums
Student have drums
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
To start see where they’re at in their skills & abilities and go from there.
Basically, I work on; fundamentals and technique; basic music skills; reading music; four way independence on the drum set; then using all those skills in playing music, songs, compositions in whatever genre the student is interested.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Drum line drumming since 1972.
Velvet Knights Drum & Bugle Corps 1976-1979
Studied jazz drumming at MSAC with world renowned jazz trombonist, Ashley Alexander. Including drum lessons from David Garibaldi, Alex Acuns & Chad Wackerman.
BA Music Ed CSUF
DRUM SET with various bands including; shows at musical theater, show band drummer Princess Cruises, LED Zeppelin tribute, The LessMore Band (R&B), Mind Meld (prog rock), Lula & Afro Brazil (Samba), Pacific Jazz Quintet, various sessions with rock bands.
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How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching marching drum line after I graduated from high school.