matthew110643
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Background Singer, Harmonica.

ABOUT

I have a Music Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Percussion Performance.
I have certificates in the following disciplines from The Royal Conservatory of Music:
--gr. 9 piano
--gr. 6 pipe organ
--university level theory, analysis & ear training.
I have performed in many community and semi-professional orchestras, concert bands, rock bands, church groups, choral groups, percussion ensembles and too many others to list.
Notables: played drums for the Four Lads (Northern Ontario tour), and played venues around Ontario with Blue Rye.
Played percussion for Jubilance Singers and Orchestra on an 8 week tour of Europe.
I read & write music.
Currently, I am the Percussion Coordinator for the North Bay Symphony Orchestra and am an import for the Timmins Symphony Orchestra; am a founding member and played for The Hosts for 12 years, but have stepped back from that group; was working with Night Ryders, but we have parted ways.

Screen name:
matthew110643
Member since:
Sep 16 2021
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Rock drummers:
Neil Peart, Alex Van Halen, John Bonham, Jerry Mercer (April Wine), Liberty Devito (Billy Joel), Paul de Long (Kim Mitchell, Brass Transit)
Classical percussionists:
Vic Firth, Saul Goodman, Morris Goldenberg, Nexus, Repercussion

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Drumset: Pearl 5 pc, 9-ply maple with chrome snare. Remo pinstripe batters with ebony resonant heads.
4-Pearl maple rack toms. Pinstripe batters, no bottom heads.
Many different high-hats, rides, crash cymbals, splashes, a Chinese & a gong.
Latin Percussion maple 2-bongo set
Fibreglass 2-conga set.
All kinds of percussion toys.
Orchestral cymbals.
Side drum.
Ludwig Black Beauty snare.
I also own a number of light/FX fixtures, including a 4-light T-bar, an LED light strip, 3 DJ lights, floodlights, strobe, bubble machine.
I have a studio sound system big enough to do the mains up to a medium size hall, including a 16-channel Mackie, unpowered board, with digital recording out; 2-Behringer Eurolive B115D, 1000W self-powered speakers, various mics.

CALENDAR

Past Events

JOY BAND at Trinity United Church