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Teaches Percussion, Drum Set

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Teaches at:
Areas of Instruction

Percussion, Drum Set

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Citizen, The Dave Absalom Project, Mark May Blues Band, The Big Badd

Current Projects

Westerville North HS


Bowling Green State University: Music Education & Jazz Studies (Percussion emphasis)

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Performance Experience

Rhythm X Indoor Drumline, Woodville, Fransisco Rojab Band, Johnny Kant Reed, Chasing Eden, All-Star Brass and Percussion Band of Columbus

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Jazz, Blues, Concert percussion, Marching band percussion, Drumline

Teaching Experience

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

About Jonathan


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.

Reynoldsburg Music & Arts 614-863-3200 Columbus OH