Steve Parezo: Drums and Percussion
Let a Hall of Fame Drummer Show You How to Play!
Name: Steve Parezo
Instruments taught: Snare Drum, Drum Set, Various Percussion Instruments
Rate: $28 per 1/2 hr., $50 per hour
Ages taught: 6 and up * A 'trial lesson' is recommended for students age 5 to assess readiness
Other instruments played: Bongos, Congas, Timbales, Tympani, Hand-held percussion instruments
Teaching since: 2000
Teaching at Bill’s since: 2014 as substitute drum instructor
Experience playing music: Over 25 years of professional drumming, recording and touring experience
Bands played in: Currently play drums with Cruise (classic rock) and Saving Sgt. Pepper (Beatles). Currently playing as a member of Gene Vincentt & The Cadillac Cruisers
Genres of music taught: Rock, Funk, R&B, Country, Jazz & Pop
Education: BS in Journalism, Twelve years of private drum instruction
Personal teaching style/philosophy: Help students maximize their drumming skills by improving hand-eye coordination, developing sound counting and site reading skills and honing precise sticking and bass drum playing techniques. Prepare students for band auditions, competitions and live performances.