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My name is Steve Snodgrass.  I'm a full-time professional drum/percussion instructor based in west suburban Chicago.  I offer individualized private lessons for beginning through advanced students age 9 through adult, as well as drum tuning, repair, and refurbishing services.  Private lessons are offered as "housecalls" (in your own home) in Hinsdale, Naperville, and surrounding areas, or in my Naperville studio.  Click on the SERVICES button at the top of the page for more information and availability. 


*  Phi Beta Kappa graduate, Grinnell College, BA in music 1984. 
*  Over 20 years private teaching experience, with hundreds of students of all ages and experience. 
*  Management and instrument sales and repair experience at two of the nation's largest percussion retailers.
*  Contributing writer for Modern Drummer and Drum Business magazines. 
*  Performed with The Jim Guter Big Band, trumpeters Doug Scharf and Rob Parton, pianists John Jensen and Gail Sonkin, vocalist Bob Duda, The Michael James Orchestra, steel band OD TAPO IMI, the Warrenville Moonlighters Big Band, and many others. 

What's New?

Beginning in June 2012, my Naperville lesson studio will be moving to Steve Maxwell Vintage and Custom Drums, near the intersection of Naperville Road and Ogden Avenue!  I'm very pleased to be affiliated with Mr. Maxwell and his outstanding business.  Check out the store's website via the LINKS page. 

Please get in touch with any comments or reactions to my site.


PHONE: 630-393-0065

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