Providing in-depth, quality drum lessons to the Richmond, Virginia area since 2008, from seasoned musician & educator, Mark Henderson.
Encourage your child's dream and start him/her off in the right direction.
Or if YOU are looking for more direction,
improve your reading, develop coordination, increase dexterity, fine tune your technique.
Mark Henderson, professional drummer & educator, has been performing since 1987, and teaching privately since 1999. His musical journey started at the age of 9 in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA, where he quickly became immersed in the music community, playing drums for nearly every ensemble that warranted it, including a nationally-recognized and accomplished marching band and award-winning jazz ensembles.
Mark received his formal training in orchestral, marching, and jazz percussion from the James Madison University. His work since has been primarily focused on the drum kit, through performing, recording, & teaching up and down the east coast, and across the country. In 2006, music led him to Richmond, where, today, he continues to work extensively on his craft. You can find Mark performing with a variety of touring, writing, and recording projects in and around the Richmond area, covering many genres that include rock, folk, jazz, country, funk, blues, hip hop, among others.
Mark has performed with some of the areas top touring & recording artists, including Jackass Flats, Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns, The Southern Belles, Jonathan Meadows, The Trongone Band, Mikrowaves, Thorp Jenson, Sid Kingsley, Red Light Rodeo, Tarrant, Tina Marie, Jared Pool, Restoring Poetry in Music, The Flavor Project, King Solomon’s Marbles, kids’ music sensation The Diggity Dudes, The Shack Band, Clay Aiken, Mother’s Little Helpers, Steve Bassett, Wil Gravatt, Sister Sweet, The Lost Satellites, Old Dominion Playboys, Moosetrap...
Mark has been a highly sought-after private instructor, mentoring aspiring musicians of all ages. He has also worked with local organizations in pursuing an objective to facilitate interactive rhythm experiences that integrate music education and expressive arts with communication, motivation, and community building.
*Other services offered- Audio & video production for private lessons, studio projects.
*Beginner piano & guitar lessons also available!!!