Andrew Brown | Drums | Ensemble | Rockband
Andrew teaches Drums and Percussion Lessons, Ensemble and Rockband Classes. He is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California with an Associate’s Degree of Arts in drum and percussion performance. At Musicians Institute he studied with drum book authors: Ed Roscetti, Chuck Silverman, and Gary Hess, as well as World Snare Drum Champion: Rob Carson. Before attending Musician Institute, Andrew studied music theory at Bucks County Community College.
Andrew began his drum studies at age 10; playing percussion in school and at 17 began performing and recording drums professionally. While at BCCC, Andrew worked with local artists in Philadelphia and Manhattan and toured the northeastern states. During his time in Los Angeles, he performed in cover bands, jazz/Latin groups and for dozens of independent artists. He also had the privilege to work with some well-known artists, such as Scott Shriner of Weezer, Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe, and The Blue Man Group.
While he passionate about Teaching drums, he loves to perform and record. Andrew taught Drum Los Angeles City College, Southern California Music School, Alhambra School of Music, Pasadena City College, LA Valley College, LA Academy, and several other institutions. He also three drum books since 2005.
Andrew received “Teacher of the Year 2007/2008” award at Southern California Music School. He also received, “Best Drummer Award” at the Emergenza’s Battle of the Bands contest. Under Andrew’s instruction, Carver Middle School was also awarded 1st place during the NVISION Battle of the Bands competition.