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Instructor Profiles

Nick Nick Molenda received his education at the University of Washington with a BA/BM in Music Performance (Jazz Studies). During his time at the U, Nick was a member of the UW Drumline from 2002-2006. He also was a member of the Div I DCI Seattle Cascades Drumline during the 2005 and 2006 seasons. After aging out of drum corps in 2006, Nick spent the next summer in 2007 as a battery tech for Div III DCI group Spokane Thunder, and was also on the percussion staff as Tenor Technician for World Class DCI Corps, The Cascades during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. In 2013, Nick was the percussion Caption Head with the Cascades and currently is also the Head Percussion Coordinator for the Washington All-State Marching Band. In addition, Nick regularly consults with various high school groups all around the northwest.

Outside of the realm of marching percussion, Nick can be seen performing regularly with HARPS, and Discs of Fury.

In the past, Nick has been involved with Allen Stone, Andrew VaitTess HenleyBrett HiteEric Tollefson, Seahawks Blue Thunder, Carson Henley, and Sounders FC Soundwave, to name a few.

Nick is an artist and clinician for Pearl DrumsAdams Percussion, Vic Firth and Remo Drumheads.

Nick is currently accepting private students looking to study Snare, Tenor, Bass, and Drumset. For more information, visit http://www.nickmolenda.com






SteveSteve Henry is a graduate of the University of Washington class of 2008. During his time at the UW, he was a member of the UW Drumline from 2004-2008, under the direction of David Reeves. Since graduating from the UW, Steve has served as the Percussion Instructor and Arranger for the Florida International University Marching Band (2008-2009), and the Florida Atlantic University Marching Band (2009-2010). He also worked as a battery instructor with the Cypress Bay High School Marching Band and Scholastic Open Indoor Winter Percussion Ensemble (2008-2010), and the West Broward High School Marching Band and Scholastic A Indoor Winter Percussion Ensemble (2009-2010).

After returning to teach at UW in 2010, Steve also became the head battery instructor at Kamiak High School, teaching both the fall program and the Scholastic Open indoor ensemble. In 2012, he joined the percussion staff at Thunder Drum and Bugle Corps, and worked with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps as a visual technician. Steve is currently serving as the battery coordinator/tenor technician for The Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps.

Steve is endorsed by Vic Firth Company.

Steve is currently accepting private percussion students. Contact Steve directly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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