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Lessons offered by Kerry
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Drum
  • Percussion
  • Conga
  • Djembe
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Junior

Drummer/Percussionist with 20+ years experience gives lessons in your home or possible studio in Dayton, Columbus, or Cincinnati, Ohio area. Music Theory lessons also available.

Methodology

Master of Music (Jazz emphasis),
2018-2019 - University of Arkansas @ Monticello.


Master of Music (M. M.)
Aug 2007 - May 2008
Eastern Kentucky University
Music, Drums/Perc., Music Technology


Music Tech. and Drum/Music performance
Jun 2005 - Dec 2007
University of Dayton


Summer School Jun 2007 - Jun 2007
Eastman School of Music
Music performance, from African and Creative Music Making.

Bachelor of Music (B. M.)
September 1988 - May 1991
Belmont University
Commercial Music w/ Percussion emphasis

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I have been teaching since 2004, both privately and for local studios, offering all styles.

Drum teacher Aug 2006 - Aug 2007
Brd House / Dayton Band

Taught 10-12 students a week using books and music technology, iPod, listening to music and watching famous drummers during lesson time. Tommy Igo - book used for drum-set learning, as well as other books.

Review/Testimonial
"Kerry has given private percussion lessons to my 12 year old daughter for 8 months. She enjoys lessons and I have seen improvements in her performance. Kerry has been communicative, professional, and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend his services.
Thank you".

Dena Krupa

By Theresa Lauterbach

I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!

Background

Drum teacher
January 2013 - Apr 2016
Pastime Junction
Teach drum lessons to JH, HS, and adults, creating content around their needs.

Percussionist
Jun 2008 - Nov 2011
Holland America Line

Playing percussion instruments, i.e. Congas, Timpani, timbales, tambourine, shakers, etc. for various guest entertainer’s show, Production Shows, dance music, and events around the ship.
Fill in Drum set for HALCats band and other Jazz band on ship.

Drum teacher
Aug 2006 - Aug 2007
Brd House / Dayton Band

Taught 10-12 students a week using books and music technology, iPod, listening to music and watching famous drummers during lesson time. Tommy Igo - book used for drum-set learning, as well as other books.

Drummer
Jan 1984 - Dec 1984
American Entertainment Productions

On the road work in schools, conventions, and State Fairs.
During school season, Two school occurances a day made for tight schedule.

Testimonials



"Kerry has given private percussion lessons to my 12 year old daughter for 8 months. She enjoys lessons and I have seen improvements in her performance. Kerry has been communicative, professional, and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend his services".
Thank you.

Dena Krupa


By Theresa Lauterbach
Drum, In home

"I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own"!

By King Koeller
"Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin"!

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $175
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $400
Lessons offered by Kerry
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Drum
  • Percussion
  • Conga
  • Djembe
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Junior

Kerry's resume

Drum teacher
January 2013 - Apr 2016
Pastime Junction
Teach drum lessons to JH, HS, and adults, creating content around their needs.

Percussionist
Jun 2008 - Nov 2011
Holland America Line

Playing percussion instruments, i.e. Congas, Timpani, timbales, tambourine, shakers, etc. for various guest entertainer’s show, Production Shows, dance music, and events around the ship.
Fill in Drum set for HALCats band and other Jazz band on ship.

Drum teacher
Aug 2006 - Aug 2007
Brd House / Dayton Band

Taught 10-12 students a week using books and music technology, iPod, listening to music and watching famous drummers during lesson time. Tommy Igo - book used for drum-set learning, as well as other books.

Drummer
Jan 1984 - Dec 1984
American Entertainment Productions

On the road work in schools, conventions, and State Fairs.
During school season, Two school occurances a day made for tight schedule.

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