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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

A Drumteacher's Event April in New York

Hudson Music and Drummers Collective Teachers Event April 11th 2010
On Sunday April 11th the Drummers Collective in New York City will team up with Hudson Music's Teacher Integration Program to present a full day of seminars, clinics and master classes tailored specifically for drumset teachers. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. and running until approximately 5:00 p.m., this is a rare opportunity to learn from and interact with many of the leading teachers and players of today. Attendance is very limited.

Presentations by Tommy Igoe, Dom Famularo, Jeff Salem, Collective instructors Jason Gianni and Pete Retzlaff, as well as a lesson on the real Gladstone Technique by Arnie Lang.

> Among the topics to be covered:
> -Using multi-media to strengthen your teaching
> -Teaching jazz independence
> -Business skills
> -Global perspectives and trends
> -Teaching beginners
> -Expanding your practice
> -Handling adult students
> -Anything you might want to talk about with our artists and your peers!
> In addition, attendees will receive: books and DVDs
For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Drummers Collective at 212-741-0091 ext 100.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Modern Drummer Festival 2010 Lineup News

Modern Drummer Fest Lineup on May 22nd 2010, is now released.
The list includes:
Shawn Pelton (Saturday Night Live)
Stanton Moore (The Stanton Moore Trio, Galactic)
Benny Greb (extraordinary European drummer/educator)
Chris Pennie (Coheed & Cambria, Return To Earth, Fight Mannequins)
Shannon Forrest (Faith Hill, Nashville sessions)
Adam Deitch (John Scofield, Wyclef Jean)
Daniel Glass (Royal Crown Revue)
Chris Coleman (Chaka Kahn, New Kids on the Block, Bootsy Collins)

Tickets @ Montclair State NJ are going for close to $100 each. you can add the morning masterclass (limited to 150) with daniel glass and chris coleman for another thirty bucks if your wallet allows, they charge service fee of $4-5