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      About Michael DeMarco

      Michael Demarco
      Michael DeMarco
      Music Teacher, Professional
      Location: Germantown, MD
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Drums
      Education: Our Lady of Good Counsel High School Class of 2018 BFA in Jazz Drum Set Performance, College of Performing Arts at The New School M.M. Composition with emphasis in Concert Music Candidate at Rome School of Music at Catholic University of America
      Performance Experience: High School Jazz Band, Marching, Band, Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Ex. Curricular Jazz orchestras/bands Collegiate Jazz Ensembles, University Studio Orchestra Studio Musician/Drummer for various musical groups and projects
      Teaching Experience: 3 years of teaching varying skill levels
      Teaching Philosophy: Through time and dedication, no matter how slow, forward progress will be achieved.

      Get to know Michael DeMarco

      Michael Gregory DeMarco began studying percussion at age 12 and has continued his journey to learn and grow as a musician ever since. Michael graduated with honors from the College of Performing Arts at The New School with a BFA in Jazz Drum Performance. Michael was also awarded with the John and Alice Coltrane Award of Excellence by the College of Performing Arts. He will be attending the Rome School of Music, Drama and Art at Catholic University and will be seeking a M.M. in Composition with an Emphasis in Concert Music.

      Michael. is an independent artist who prides himself on being both a drummer and composer. From Be-bop to Fusion and Pop to Rock, Michael infuses multiple genres into his music. Michael’s discography includes four albums released on multiple streaming services. His newest addition, “Layers,” features all original compositions. A new album release is anticipated this summer. Currently, Michael plays in two different groups. Michael composes for and performs in a Musical Project called TAGEVED Collective, whose musical stylings span from modern jazz to progressive rock. DDP trio is a saxophone, electric bass, and drum set ensemble blending bebop stylings with live electronic sampling and seeking to blur the lines between modern jazz and electronic music.

      Be it performance, composition, or teaching, Michael is dedicated to constantly learning and bettering himself. Through his own endeavors, Michael strives to help others learn in any way he can.

      Michael DeMarco teaches at:
      21040 Frederick Ave Suite B
      Germantown, MD 20876
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