Lessons with Backbeat Percussion
Reach your full potential
Private lessons for drum set, mallets, marching, and more
Who are lessons for?
Yes, that's me!
- Students who want to have fun
- Students at any skill level
- Students who are bored or frustrated with their lack of progress
- Percussionists who want to get better at reading music
- Students who want to be more competitive
- Everyone and anyone who loves drumming!
Meet our instructors
- Lessons online and in the greater Wichita, KS area, more specifically Derby
- Percussion degrees from Wichita State University (BM) and Arizona State University (MM)
- 20+ years of teaching experience
- Happily married & father of three
- It is Paul's goal that every student form a life-long love of and curiosity about music, and that each would attain the highest level of achievement possible for them.
- Favorite food: pizza
- Lessons online and in Hutchinson, KS and Reno County
- Music education degree from University of Kansas (BME)
- 14+ years of teaching experience in both private lessons and public school settings. Eric is the current band director for Nickerson-South Hutchinson USD #309.
- Extensive performance background, including front ensemble for the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps.
- It is Eric's goal to foster success and joy in playing music, specifically percussion, through well-rounded education practices which allows students to perform to their best personal ability.
- Favorite food: seafood
We're happy to provide complete bios and an exhaustive lists of both performing and teaching accolades upon request.