#DrumStudentTabloids: Carmen Terceno Green

Carmen always shows up with a smile on her face and frequently a painting for me to hang up in my studio. She always knows when something needs to be corrected and is usually able to do it on her own without the need for me to say anything. Every drum lesson Carmen takes isContinue reading “#DrumStudentTabloids: Carmen Terceno Green”

#DrumStudentTabloids: Kat Byland

Kat Byland is no stranger to music. While the drums are a new addition to her agenda, Kat has some experience on the violin. Needless to say, her musical journey is becoming quite versatile. It’s Kat’s interest in patterns that draws her to the drums, which is why we spend a good amount of timeContinue reading “#DrumStudentTabloids: Kat Byland”

#DrumStudentTabloids: Eric Stern

From business to pleasure, Eric Stern immerses himself in all aspects of music. With a new music industry emerging focused on technology, digital promotion, and evolving capabilities in production, Eric took to the windy city to study Music Business Management at Columbia College Chicago. Currently on summer vacation, Eric contacted the Jon Ardito Drum SchoolContinue reading “#DrumStudentTabloids: Eric Stern”

#DrumStudentTabloids: Avery & Truett Easley

It’s Ringo, wait… It’s 2 Ringo’s…. Nope, even better… It’s Avery and Truett Easley just sporting very relevant Beatles hair styles. No surprise that The Beatles are actually one of their favorite bands, along with The Beastie Boys. Maybe its something about band names that start with “B”…? I absolutely love teaching group drum lessonsContinue reading “#DrumStudentTabloids: Avery & Truett Easley”

#DrumStudentTabloids: John Lavin

Teaching adults is very enjoyable for me. With years of experience behind them and an insightful world view, drum lessons become more than simply learning an instrument. In the case of John Lavin, it’s an exploration of culture and self-identity. John teaches English at Kensington Business High School and orchestrates a drum circle for the students, encouragingContinue reading “#DrumStudentTabloids: John Lavin”