Say hi to Nick, our new drum teacher

Now, in addition to the other marvelous teachers in our School of Music, we have a drum teacher. Say hello to Nick Miner.

The spiel: Nick started playing drums and percussion at age 11. He has received numerous awards over the years for his percussion skills, and recorded on the John Lennon Tour Bus with his rock band in 2007.

Teaching Experience: He has over 6 years of teaching experience. He says his students’ ages range from 5 to 40 years old. He teaches all styles–rock, jazz, Latin, funk, and auxiliary percussion.

His Studies: Nick has studied with Heath Wolf, James Clark and Jay Lawrence (voted “Best Drummer in Utah”). Right now he is a music student at Utah State University, studying under Dr. Jason Nicholson.

He Performs: Nick has performed at the Crescent Jazz Festival, the Egyptian Theater, Boston’s, Le Nonne, Citrus and Sage, and has been hired to perform at weddings, restaurants, and for various musicals. He also drums for the USU Jazz Orchestra and the USU Caine Jazz Combo.

Sound like something you’d like to try? Give the store a call at: 435-752-3055 ext. 5.


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