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About Robert Kennon

Robert Kennon
Robert Kennon
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Waterford, CT
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums, Music Theory
Education: University of Connecticut B.A. in Music M.M. in Percussion Performance Central Connecticut State University Teaching Certificate, Music Education K-12 (Anticipated completion Fall 2021)
Performance Experience: Bank Street Groove Swamp Monster Trivia Connecticut Repertory Theater Active participant in the School Musical Circuit
Teaching Experience: University of Connecticut Teaching Assistant Manchester Community College Adjunct Professor Manchester High School Long term substitute Ella T. Grasso Technical High School Marching Percussion Rocky Hill High School Marching Percussion Substitute East Lyme High School Marching Percussion New London High School Assistant Marching Band Director Bacon Academy, Colchester CT Percussion Instructor Montville High School Marching Percussion
Teaching Philosophy: Learning through doing. Students will develop fundamentals through playing, and musical comprehension through exploring how to convey musical intent. My goal is always for my students to develop their own musical identity, opinion, and to grow beyond my teaching.

Get to know Robert Kennon

Robert Kennon, percussionist, is an active music educator and performer in and around the New London County area.

He teaches a wide range of percussion instruments, including classical and rudimental snare drum, mallets, hand drums and drum set. He invites students of all ages into his studio. His current roster includes students between the ages of 4 and 70. He has worked with a wide range of students looking for assistance in
preparing for circumstances including college auditions, student recitals and concerts, as well as students looking to create local bands for either fun of profit.

His lessons provide a strong foundation in all the fundamental skills needed to be a percussionist. When dealing with students coming from school systems,
he aligns his lessons to reinforce the subject matter they are being exposed to in their band programs. He prides himself on working with both students and band directors to craft specific lesson strategies to best fit the individual needs of his students.

Whatever your reasons for wanting lessons in percussion are, he welcomes the opportunity to help you on your musical journey. You can catch Robert performing with his band, Bank Street Groove, in and around the Connecticut area.

Robert Kennon teaches at:
907 Hartford Tpke Suite E11
Waterford, CT 06385
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