6769 Stage Road

Bartlett, TN 38134

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info@thepercussivearts.com

 

Tel: 901-922-5191

HOURS

Monday-Friday 

12:00-8:00pm

​Saturday

10:00am-5:00pm

 

© 2014 by The Academy of the Percussive Arts

Meet Our Teachers

With over 100 years of combined teaching experience, our teachers bring an expertise in every area of drums and percussion. With seven teachers on staff, we are able to accommodate and help you reach your goals as a musician, no matter what your area of focus! 

Robert Kessling

Bachelors of Music

Berklee College of Music

 

Principal Percussionist

Jackson Symphony Orchestra

Freelance Percussionist

throughout the Mid-South​

Whitney Kessling

Bachelors of Music

Bluffton University

Percussion Caption Head

Bartlett High School

Freelance Percussionist

Playhouse on the Square, Circuit Playhouse, Theater Memphis, DeSoto Family Theater, Harrell Theater, and various other venues throughout the Mid-South

James Sexton

Garry Goin Group

 

House Drummer for the

Memphis Grizzlies

 

"Elvis Live In Concert" Touring Concert

Freelance Percussionist

George Lawrence

University of North Texas

 

Southern Methodist University​

 

Member of the band POCO 

 

Career recording session musician in L.A., Nashville and Muscle Shoals

Colby Snider

University of Tennessee at Martin

 

University of Kansas

Jackson Symphony Orchestra

 

Percussion Instructor at

Houston High School

Houston Middle School

Riverdale Middle School

 

Freelance Percussionist around Memphis, TN area

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Jaske Goff

Bachelors of Music

in Music Business

University of Miami

Percussion Instructor at

Bartlett High School

Mike Karcz

Bachelors of Music ​New England Conservatory ​

Percussionist Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Percussionist IRIS Orchestra

Stan Head

Bachelor & Masters of Music Education Arkansas State University

Principal Timpanist Jackson Symphony Orchestra Percussionist ​Theater Memphis