Areas of Instruction
Percussion, Drum Set
Over 26 Years
Specialties / Genres Taught
rock, funk, country, blues, pop
Steve Parezo of Ellicott City is a member of the Professional Drum Teachers Guild. With over 25 years of professional drumming, recording, touring and teaching experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge to his students. Steve specializes in helping students maximize their drumming skills by improving hand-eye coordination, developing sound counting and sight-reading skills, and honing techniques that are associated with the rock, country, funk, pop and R&B genres. Steve shows students how to prepare for band auditions, competitions and various types of live performances. He also teaches drum set maintenance, tuning, set up and cleaning to maintain optimum performance. Known for his “big beat” on a vintage Ludwig kit, Steve’s technique was greatly influenced by legendary rocker John Bonham and studio star Hal Blaine. You can catch Steve drumming with Baltimore area classic rockers Cruise.
Steve was inducted into the Maryland Entertainment Hall of Fame in May 2016.