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Meet the Instructors




Jon Peckman

Jon has been a member of the Conn. Valley faculty for the last 10 years in addition to remaining active in the live music scene throughout New England, having played with artists such as Jeff Pitchell, Danny Kortchmar, Jeff Pevar, Eight to the Bar as well as his own band. He is also an accomplished studio musician, having made many recordings with numerous regional and national recordings artists. He is also the author of the book "Picture yourself Drumming" which was nationally released. 



Bryan Caudle

Bryan Caudle has been playing drums since he was nine years old and started playing professionally at age 15. He studied drums with several teachers including James Clark and Gene Bozzi. He studied music theory at the Hartford Camerata Conservatory. He has performed with a diverse array of bands ranging from rock, pop, jazz, blues, country, world music, classical and various marching bands. He has toured several countries and has shared the stage with many world class musicians. He began teaching percussion privately in 1990.

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