Teaching Focus:

Drums, Music

After attending Mohawk College Applied Music Program in Hamilton, Ontario, Carlos was performing with Carnival Cruise Lines as a Band Leader and drummer. He also performed at Hamilton Theatre Inc. production shows including ‘And The World Goes Round’ the songs of Kander & Ebb. Since moving to Canada Carlos has play a countless of shows in the province including Afro Fest, Orangeville Blues Festival, Beaches Jazz Festival, Hamilton Arts Awards and Hamilton World Music Festival, Hamilton It’s Your Fest, and Pan am Games. His deep knowledge of all musical styles makes him a flexible and versatile instructor no matter what the style of music. Carlos offers instruction for
drummers of all skill levels and genres. His teaching method focuses on preparing and equipping students for live performances. He believes that the best way to learn the drums is to play with other musicians and have fun doing it! He can currently be seen performing throughout the province with various Rock, Rhythm & Blues Bands, and his own Latin Jazz Ensemble.  Carlos is dedicated to providing his students with the highest level of drumming instruction and helping his students reach their drumming potential.

- Private half hour or 1 hour lesson
- Lesson cover: practical technique, stick control, music theory, snare drum rudiments, diverse drum patterns, ear training and song form analysis.
- Curriculum is tailored to each student
- Concrete-goals are given for practicing to enhance learning and achieve best possible results
- Loads of fun in a creative and supportive environment
- over 10 years of teaching experience

2021/2022 Teaching Days: Wednesdays. In person and online options. 


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