October 13, 2024
2503 Lititz Pk Lancaster, PA 17601
Time: 2:00-3:30PM
Venue: Drums Etc
Zipcode: 17601
State: PA

About the event

Masterclass | Creative Confidence w/Aaron Kennedy

Join us for an unforgettable Masterclass at Drums Etc! Every month, we are hosting a different expert to share their expertise during hands-on educational workshops! This is one of many new ventures for Drums Etc in 2024. Each masterclass will be an intimate, ticketed event where you can ask questions, participate in demos, and get specialized advice and guidance!

Aaron Kennedy leads this class on creative confidence behind the drum set! When it comes to a great performance, every drummer knows just how important their mental state, preparation, and equipment are in boosting their confidence. Aaron will discuss what a drummer needs to feel confident and how you can prepare yourself for any upcoming gig/session/audition! This masterclass will include live clinic-type demonstrations! Every drummer from beginner to advanced will benefit greatly from attending this session!

Presenter Background

Irish drummer Aaron Kennedy has been playing drums since he saw Stewart Copeland from The Police play @ the age of 5. Originally born in Ireland he now lives in Pennsylvania , United States. Aaron’s dad Brendan was a singer in a show band and is a big influence in Aaron’s music life. Aaron would eventually perform for ten years in his Dad’s band all over Ireland. It is here that he learned his trade of musicianship. Since then he has pursued his passion for drumming and music. Studying drums with John Wadham in Dublin along with many other international drum teachers. Working in local /national bands Aaron was certainly in demand and worked in many musical situations. He has performed with Don Baker, God Is An Astronaut, Caruso, Junah, The Revs, Mary Coughlan, Eric Eckhart, Susan Bluechild, Clockwork Noise, Tracy Brown , Saints Of Bliss, Fracture, Ditch Cassidy, Nicolette Street, Fergal McKee and many more.

In 1999 Aaron formed The Drumming Academy with the intent to provide tailored contemporary tuition. Hundreds of students have been through it , many forming their own careers. The “Bash” logo has become identity for DA and is based on his dear friend Ricky Lawson. In the last ten years Aaron has been a Tech for many drummers including Stewart Copeland.

Tickets ($10) Available Now at Drums Etc, DrumsEtc.com, and day of at the event!