Instruments Taught: Drums
Johnny graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Music Education & Performance in Percussion and a Masters Degree in Education. He has taught music in the public school system since 1993 and has worked with many schools with their drumlines.
John has taught privately at: Buffalo Drum Outlet, Music Mart, Main Music Shop, Paramount Music and Jacksons Music. He has also owned and taught at The Buffalo Music School and Kenmore Music Studios. Johnny had the opportunity to teach such successful students such as: Patrick Wilson from “Weezer”, Ben Lythberg from “Snapcase”, and Tom Falcone from “Cute is What We Aim For”.
He is the author of the book “Systematic Approach to the Snare Drum” and also has a credit as technical drum assistant and advisor for a HBO Movie, “The Gig”. He has an endorsement with Regal Tip and has done many drum clinics in the buffalo and surrounding area.