Teaches Percussion, Drum Set
Percussion, Drum Set
Citizen, The Dave Absalom Project, Mark May Blues Band, The Big Badd
Westerville North HS
Bowling Green State University: Music Education & Jazz Studies (Percussion emphasis)
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Rhythm X Indoor Drumline, Woodville, Fransisco Rojab Band, Johnny Kant Reed, Chasing Eden, All-Star Brass and Percussion Band of Columbus
Rock, Jazz, Blues, Concert percussion, Marching band percussion, Drumline
Percussion Director at Bellefontaine High School, Assistant Percussion Director at Westerville North High School, 11 years private lesson experience, 12 years teaching experience through schools
Jon has been playing and teaching percussion for more than 15 years. Having taught at schools since 2003, he is currently the Percussion Director at Westerville North High School. He has extensive experience with percussion direction, drumlines, and show design. He has also played with rock, blues, and jazz bands, and he currently gigs with The Big Badd, Blue Water Kings, and Citizen Blue.
Jon, who has been teaching privately since 2004, joined Music & Arts in July of 2014. His students come from all backgrounds, including those who have never played an instrument in their lives. Jon believes in making music a fun and rewarding experience, not an intimidating one, and his teaching is constructive yet positive.