Hello! My name is Mark. I have played percussion since the year 2000. I have played every percussion instrument from snare drum, bass drum, timpani, marimba (and all other mallet percussion instruments), drum set, congas, etc. I have played in many different styles from Marching percussion, jazz percussion, orchestral, etc. I have also taught private lessons since 2006. I have also taught percussion lines around the area since that time, including Washington High School and South Hagerstown High School. In the South Hagerstown program, I teach anywhere from 1-50 students at a time. I have written music for their drumline programs, along with teaching rudiments and scales on the other instruments percussion has to offer. I have also taught proper posture and marching techniques while you play and different exercises to make the most of the muscles in your arms and the rest of your body.
I have played for several ensembles throughout my musical career. I have played for All-County Band (Washington County), All-State Band (Maryland), Superior rating winner for Solo and Ensemble championships (MD), all-county orchestra, drumset for several music productions around the area, attended Shepherd University for 6 years playing percussion and studying music theory, Hagerstown Municipal Band for 7 years, and done other special guest playings at local events and churches. I have auditioned and made a few DCI drum corps as well! I love to teach and have done it for a just under a decade and look forward to helping anyone who wishes to learn! Hello! My name is Mark. I have played percussion since the year 2000. I have played every percussion instrument from snare drum, bass drum, timpani, marimba (and all other mallet percussion instruments), drum set, congas, etc. I have played in many different styles from Marching
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I have played percussion (a.k.a. drums) since the year 2000. I have held a job at South Hagerstown High School since 2006 teaching and writing their percussion music. I have been giving private percussion lessons since I was in high school. I went to Shepherd University with an emphasis on percussion and music. I have played for several different gigs, as I worded in my description. I played for All-State Band, All-County Band, All-County Orchestra, the Hagerstown Municipal Band, jazz band, marching band (marching pit percussion, bass drum, tenors, and snare), played at several DCI camps, played drumset for several musical productions and churches, etc. I am looking to expand my clientele further and pass my knowledge onto other younger individuals who wish to learn.