Get your beat on! Our drum instructors will teach you how to get into the beat and stay there. Whether your brand new or want to take your percussion to the next level, we’ve got you covered.
Jamie is a drummer/percussionist with a B.A. in Music and a minor in Jazz Studies from The University of Delaware. He is a member of The Heavy Pets, a nationally touring rock outfit based in South Florida. His drumming can be heard in regular rotation on Sirius/XM Radio as well as terrestrial radio stations in The United States and Canada. Over the years, he has had the honor of performing at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, New Orleans JazzFest, and Jam Cruise among others and has played/recorded with legendary producer Charlie Calello, David Grisman (The Grateful Dead), John Popper (Blues Traveller), G. Love, Kris Thomas (The Voice), Johnny Neel (Allman Brothers), George Porter Jr (The Meters), Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews), and Felix Pastorius. In addition to The Heavy Pets, Jamie does studio sessions and performs regularly around South Florida.
Brendan is a guitarist, music producer, audio engineer, and multi-instrumentalist. He graduated with a Bachelors in Commercial Music Technology from Florida Atlantic University, where his main instrument was Electric Guitar. His primary artistic output can be heard in his band, Toledo, who blend upbeat Indie/Alternative Rock with anything from Bossa nova to Doo Wop, Jazz and more. He has played and recorded with many South Florida artists such as Del Pelson, Stumble Steady, Monty, and Stella Nicole – whose songs can be heard on KIX COUNTRY 98.7 featuring Brendan’s Mandolin and Banjo. He is one of the main composers and audio producers for Florida Atlantic University’s Environmentalist podcast, Home and High Water, and was a studio intern at Pompano Beach’s Solid Sounds Studios. When he’s not teaching, Brendan is playing all around South Florida and working in the studio.