ON  THE  BEAT

 

        DRUM TUITION

 

Ben Surman                                                        Mobile: 0412 725 801

Blue Card: 397861/1                               Email: surmanb@optusnet.com.au

          

 

On The Beat  - Drum Tuition

               Introduction to drum rudiments,

               Introduction to Rock, Swing, Syncopated Beats and Rhythms,

               Introduction to Dance Big Band Beats, &

               Introduction to reading and playing to Drum Charts and backing music                                             

         

Experience:

 

               Logan City Brass Band (2002-2006)

               Gold Coast City Brass Band (Sessions 2005-2006)

               Surfers Paradise Brass Band (Sessions - 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006)

               Savoyards Orchestra Oklahoma (2005)

               Savoyards Orchestra - Something Old Something New Something Borrowed Blues (2005)

               Savoyards Orchestra - West Side Story (2004), Hello Dolly (2004)

               Nambour Brass Band (Session - 2004)

               Redland Shire Bands - Concert & Stage Bands (1994-1997, 2000-2003)

               Wynnum Manly Citizens' Band (Snr & Jnr Band 1996-2001)

               Jazzed Up (Swing Band -1996)

               Savoyards Orchestra - Fiddler On The Roof (1995)

               Wynnum State High School Orchestra - Calamity Jane (1995)

               Cleveland Symphonic Orchestra (Session - 1995)

               Wynnum State High School Bands (1992-1996)

 

Honorary Positions and Accreditations:

 

               Logan City & Surfers Paradise Brass Bands - Equal 3rd Place in C Grade (2005)

- Qld State Brass Band Championships (Best of Brass - Maryborough)

               Logan City Brass Band - Equal 1st Place in Qld C Grade Brass Bands (2003)

               Drum Tutor of Royal Navy Cadets - TS Norfolk, Redlands Base (2002)

               Surfers Paradise Brass Band   - 1st Place in Qld C Grade Brass Bands (2002)

               Redland Shire Concert Band  - 1st Place in Redlands Eisteddfod (2001-2003)

                                                        - 1st Place in Aus Academy of Music (2001)

               Wynnum Manly Citizens' Band (Bayside Brass) - Percussion Leader (1997-2000)

               Wynnum Manly Citizens' Band (Bayside Brass) - Best Drummers 1997

         - Qld State Brass Band Championships (Best of Brass - Maryborough)

               Instrumental Music Band Captain 1996 Wynnum State High School