Drums and Percussion

Frederick Boyce - Owner of SMA - Instructor of Drums and PercussionOwner of SMA - Instructor of Drums and Percussion

Frederick Boyce

Mr. Boyce holds a bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of Texas at Tyler, where he studied percussion with Drew Lang and Joe Ferraro. Fred is endorsed by Promark. He is an active adjudicator and drumline instructor, having participated in the Lone Star Classic Drumline Competition, Division I, as well as Bands of America, US Bands, and UIL band contests. He teaches private lessons at the high school, middle school and intermediate school levels. Mr. Boyce has had students who were awarded "Outstanding Soloist" at Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest plus numerous All-Region placements. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society.

Steve Hill - Instructor of Drums and PercussionInstructor of Drums and Percussion

Steve Hill

Steve Hill is from River Falls, Wisconsin. He holds a Bachelor's degree in music, with a concentration in Percussion Performance from the University of North Texas. While at UNT, Steve studied with Ed Soph and Ron Fink.

Mr. Hill has been teaching since 1990. He believes in teaching students how to really appreciate music and performance. He feels that learning to read music will allow students to access and study music of all varieties, so he stresses this aspect of music education. Steve also works to get his students improvising and playing in ensembles as early as possible, as this is so important to being a drummer and percussionist.

Steve has performed and recorded throughout the United States and Europe with various groups.

Michael Jones - Instructor of Drums and PercussionInstructor of Drums and Percussion

Michael Jones

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