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Theo Mordey


30855 San Martinez Road
Castaic, CA 91384
United States
T: 661 257 8910

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http://www.drumlessonssantaclarita.com. Drum lessons in Santa Clarita. Theo's Drum Workshop, Theo's Studio: LEARN ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PLAY PROFESSIONALLY OR JUST FOR FUN. Drum, and Hand Drum Lessons to students of all ages, levels, and styles. ONLY TEN MINUTES FROM MAGIC MOUNTAIN! I own a very large drum book and drum charts library, so all you have to bring to the lessons are your drum sticks, manuscript paper, and your love for music. If you like a particular song, I can transcribe it for you so you can learn how to play it note for note. Half hour or hour long lessons are available. PRO TOOLS AND RECORDING LESSONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE! FOR VIDEO AND AUDIO SAMPLES OF MY PLAYING, CHECK OUT MY REVERBNATION PAGE http://www.reverbnation.com/theomordeydrums

Profile and Credentials        

B.F.A. from The California Institute Of The Arts in World Music/Percussion.

Certificate in Pro Tools And Recording Engineering from Video Symphony

Toured with Jesus Christ Super Star, Tommy, Evita and played drums for many other musicals.

Extensive teaching, recording, and performance experience.

Won "Best Drummer" at "The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame"

Philosophy and Comments        

Theo Mordey's Bio:
Theo Mordey is a drummer, percussionist, recording engineer, and producer. He was born during the golden era of vinyl records in the time when the best rock and roll music was created. He began his drumming/music career (inspired by the rock bands Queen and Kiss) at the tender age of seven playing the snare drum at an elementary school Christmas concert banging away on the famous tune, “The Little Drummer Boy.”
Theo’s drumming style is influenced by Roger Taylor, Neil Peart, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Dennis Chambers, Louie Bellson, Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd, Vinnie Colaiuta, Peter Criss, Gary Husband, Phil Gould, Nicko Mcbrain, Peter Erskine, Anton Fig, John Bonham, Nick Mason, Ringo Starr, Gavin Harrison.
Theo started taking drum lessons from several local instructors until he was 18 years old. In that time, he also recorded many solo drum compositions, taught drum lessons, and played drums in cover band and original music projects. In his 20s, he attended Cal Arts in sunny Valencia, CA where he got his B.F.A. in World Music/Percussion. He then was hired to play drums for the National Tour of “Jesus Christ Super Star” starring Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson and soon after he played on tour with “Tommy” and “ Evita.” He also played in two prog rock bands with some of his friends from Cal Arts, Lefty’s Head and The J.S. Bach Experience (J.S. Bach compositions in rock style).
In his 30s and 40s, Theo continued to play in many music projects: numerous regional musical theater productions, live work and session drumming. He taught drum lessons for many years, and also delved into recording engineering. In 2008, he attended Video Symphony where he received a Certificate Of Completion in Pro Tools/Audio Engineering and won “best drummer” at The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame at a Corporate Battle Of The Bands Event. He was also put on the drummer sub list for the Las Vegas production of “We Will Rock You.” Some of the recording engineering projects he has worked on include the 2010 version of “The Homecoming Queen’s Got A Gun” by Julie Brown, sound design for a live play by Pixote Hunt (Director of Fantasia 2000, and Tarzan) compositions by Jean Michel Byron (Toto), Kim Norton (guitarist for Roger Daltrey- The Who), Estradasphere, Masahiro Nita (famous shamisen player), Kevin Kmetz( main shamisen player on “Kubo And The Two Strings”). He produced many audio dramas for The Colonial Radio Theater, post production sound for countless well known audiobooks for Audible and many other fun projects. He is currently playing drums at The First Presbyterian Church in Newhall, as well as for a Pink Floyd Tribute band called “Eclipsed By The Wall.” He is still doing recording engineering and working on other music projects. Theo has over thirty years of drum teaching experience.

Work Hours and Fee Schedule        

I am available Monday through Friday by appointment only.
Weekly lessons available.

$120.00/month for four half hour lessons in advance in my studio
$240.00/month for four one hour lessons in advance in my studio

24 HOUR CANCELLATION POLICY: Please call at least 24 hours before your lesson time so that we can schedule a make up lesson. Tuition is based on a flat monthly rate. Lessons will be charged if cancellations are made within 24 hours of the lesson time but make up lessons are available if cancellations are made outside of the 24 hour window period of the scheduled lesson time. For make up lessons, I will give extra time in the next lesson or change the lesson time to a different time the same week.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE: Students are to pay for four weeks in advance or once a month.

About Theo's Drum Workshop        

Learn all you need to know to play professionally or just for fun in a professional sound proof studio with two top of the line acoustic drum sets.
I own a very large drum book and drum charts library, so all you have to bring to the lessons are your drum sticks, manuscript paper, and your love for music.
If you like a particular song, I can transcribe it for you so you can learn how to play it note for note.
Half hour or hour long lessons are available.


Topics Taught In The Lessons        

drum beats of all styles,
drum fills of all styles,
sight reading,
playing with a metronome,
playing your favorite songs,
learn how to play with a band,
learn how to write your own drum parts,
drum tuning,
hand drum technique,
and some secrets about drumming that you will only learn from me.





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Theo's Drum Workshop
30855 San Martinez Road
CA, 91384



Session Drummer reverbnation: http://www.reverbnation.com/theomordeydrums

For more info about my Recording and Post Production Services and lessons, please go to: http://www.theomordeysound.com



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30855 San Martinez Road
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