Brent's musical journey began at the age of 5 with piano lessons, and he added guitar to his study in his early teen years. Through various outlets, including his local church and middle school ensembles, Brent also pursued percussion and has been a part of many jazz and classically...
Benjamin Sacks is a multi-threat instrumentalist and singer/songwriter residing in Rockville, Maryland. Ben's main instrument is the guitar and he has been playing the guitar for almost 13 years. Ben plays and teaches many different styles of music ranging from Jazz to Metal. Ben has been playing the...
Chris Arminio was born in Newark NJ. He knew at a young age that he loved music. At 13 his first performance was a church play. At 14 he was studying with a young local drummer Dale Trevor. At 17 he was having jam sessions at his home...
David Agee is a devoted drum and percussion teacher in the Washington, D. C. area. He is equally passionate about both performing and teaching, and possesses over 15 years of experience with all ages and talent levels.
From his earliest memory, David has had music in his soul. He...
Sean Sidley is a drum instructor and performer in the Washington, D. C. area. Engaging and filled with a zest for life, he believes lessons should be as fun as they are informative.
The son of two prominent D. C. musicians, Sean began playing drums at 18 months old. ...
About Andrew Pendergrast
, Music Education
, Music Theory
Andrew Pendergrast is a multi-instrumentalist music educator and composer from Atlanta, GA. He relocated to the D.C. area in 2009 and has performed in many different settings, including classical ensembles, jazz groups, choirs, rock bands, musical theater companies, and solo recitals.
Andrew has a B.A. in music from the George...
Guitar, Piano, Percussion, and Voice instructor Juan Méndez appreciates all kinds of music, but has shown an obsessive taste for the indigenous music of his home country, Guatemala, and Jazz (Latin, Blues, Bebop, Dixieland, Straight-ahead, Free, Avant-Garde, Big Band, Cool, Fusion, Gypsy, Post-Bop, Modal, West Coast, Soul, European Free, etc.)....
Diego is a NoVA based Drum, Guitar, Piano, and Violin instructor who works with students of all ages and abilities. Music has been a part of Diego's life from a young age, and his passion for sharing his art with others naturally led him to music education.
Ben Tufts has played over six hundred shows in the past four years, with over sixty bands and artists, covering most of the continental U.S. 2017 marks his eighteenth year teaching orchestral percussion, drum-set, piano, and electric bass in the DC metro area. A self-described musical omnivore, Tufts's...
Donovan Duvall is a multi-instrumentalist (drums and keys), producer, and composer. He began playing music at the age of 9 by joining the orchestra in the percussion section at his school. In middle school, he started playing drum set in the rock band at Sidwell Friends School. ...
Margot Cohen is an all-ages voice, piano, guitar, ukulele and percussion instructor based in College Park, Maryland. Music has always been the center of Margot's life and she believes music has the ability to bring people together and enhance lives in ways that nothing else can. She strives...
Jonathan Yao started playing drums at the age of 15 in an attempt to emulate his favorite rock and roll bands. Coming from a classical music background, he was always more attuned to the rhythmic aspect
of music. It was the feel of the pulse that moved him deeply enough...