I have a Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University and studied privately with Joe Morello (Dave Brubeck Quartet), Sam Tundo (Detroit Symphony Orchestra) and Jerry McKenzie (Stan Kenton Big Band).
I've performed with many orchestras and theater companies (including The Michigan Opera Theatre) and toured nationally with Atlantic Records artists, The Atomic Fireballs. My drumming can be heard on the soundtracks for the Scooby-Doo movie, American Pie, The Haunted Mansion and Three to Tango.
Public schools I've worked for include Summit Academy North, Notre Dame Prep, Berkley High School and Memphis High School bands.
A private instructor since 1989 teaching drumset, marching & concert percussion, melody & hand percussion. My teaching style is tailored to the needs of each student. My mission is to help people reach their musical goals in a friendly and encouraging environment.
For my complete resume, please go to www.linkedin.com/in/geoffkinde
I play Paiste Cymbals and Detroit Custom Drums exclusively.