Tony teaches music privately and in class rooms,
Privately he teaches all styles of drumming, from beginner to advanced. He teaches each student in an individual way, according to their ability and needs, and helps them achieve their own personal style of expressing themselves through the instrument. He is very much a student of life and enjoys learning and instructing others. Tony teaches all styles of music, along with technique, coordination, concentration, chart reading, rhythm, and creativity.
Tony has studied privately with Gary Chester (session great), Kenwood Dennard (Gil Evans, Sting), Frankie Malabe (Ruben Blades), Carl Mattola, and Charlie Danlute. Currently he is writing a drum book with his approach to drumming.
Tony is a certified music teacher,
He has studied music and music teaching at Goldsmiths College, University of London, England. He was taught under the supervision of Louise Gibbs (MA MEd LTCL) and Brendan Beales ( M.Music).
“Tony has taken full advantage of every opportunity that the College has to offer to further his musical knowledge and experience, as well as to observe the teaching of music. Tony shows himself to be a skillful workshop leader and instructor whose ability to generate enthusiasm and cooperation amongst diverse kinds of people and levels of musical ability is second to none. He brings a sense of humor and fun to even the driest situation that makes learning more accessible for students, particularly the shy and fearful.”
Louise Gibbs – MA MEd LTCL Lecturer and Director of Music at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
“I am pleased to say that Anthony successfully qualified in his teacher training course. In addition,I taught him for a whole year as a musicianship student and helped supervise his teaching practice, which was of a very high level of expertise.Tony is in every sense a professional musician and teacher, with a highly responsible attitude to his work and a commitment to teaching and performing that I have rarely encountered.”
Brendan Beales – M Music Lecturer at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Teaching Music Classes, in Schools
Tony has been teaching music for over 30 years, both privately and in public schools, in New Jersey, New York City, UK and Germany. He has also been a visiting lecturer at Goldsmiths College, University of London and Northumbria University, New Castle, England. Tony has taught Music and English in the Arnoldischule Gotha, Germany and Ernestinuim Schule Gotha Germany, and primary Evangeliche Schule in Gotha, Germany.
“He is very popular and welcomed at this school. Tony is worth gold” says headmaster Clemens Festag of the Arnoldischule, Gotha, Germany.