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Scott Robertson
British Columbia
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Cell:604 916 0558
Teaching Location:Langley, British Columbia, V1M 2J9
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About Scott Robertson

A Drum Instructor since 1975, Scott has trained all levels of drummers from various musical backgrounds. Beginners get a strong foundation in reading (for both snare drum and drum set), develop effective practice habits and learn a variety of musical styles as applied to the music business. Advanced students come to improve their technical skills and to broaden their musical scope. High school students are encouraged to bring band music to lessons for extra help. Scott is currently teaching privately throughout the Lower Mainland.
From Sept 2000 until June 2009 Scott worked as Head Drum Instructor for Tom Lee Music.Accomplishments here include establishing a drum lesson curriculum for all teachers. Duties include: recruit new teachers, evaluate applicants for position of drum teacher, monitor quality standards, maintain consistent educational mandate.Scott has also taught a Drum Camp – beginner group lessons for ages 8 – 16 as a Langley Parks 'n Rec program.

Scott has conducted drum workshops for schools in Vancouver, Surrey, Langley & Campbell River School Districts, for teachers at the BC Music Educators Conference and for the Summer Pop Youth Orchestra. He regularly conducts drum corps workshops for pipe bands in Canada & the USA including: BC, Alberta, Yukon, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Iowa, Colorado, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and Utah.

Scott is currently instructing youth side drummers of the RMM Pipe Band. They returned from the 2012 World Pipe Band Championships with a 3rd place in the Novice Juvenile Grade and a ist place in Grade 3A. He has instructed and led pipe band drum corps including organizing and training bands for recording and competing in North America and Britain. Drum Corps taught include: Triumph Street Pipe Band, Vancouver Ladies Pipe Band (1980 World Champions), Delta Police Pipe Band, and The Seaforth Highlanders. Drum Corps that he has played in include TSPB (1979 World Champions) 1974 - 1991 and the Abbotsford Police Pipe Band.

Drum Lessons in Langley.

  •  Two Self produced CDs "Scott Robertson Trio -no expiry date" and Scott Robertson Swing Patrol".
  • Played major hotels in Vancouver and Whistler.
  • Many jazz festivals in BC including the 2011 Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Pender Harbour Jazz Festivals.
  • Regular drummer for the 17-piece Preservation of Swing Orchestra for 15 years
  • Regularly play for the White Rock Traditional Jazz Society as both leader and sideman.
  • Conducts school workshops with "Swing Patrol".
  • Member of the 1979 Triumph St Pipe Band (1st place drum corps at the world pipe band championships).
  • Current instructor for the RMM Pipe Band.
  • Certified AAA judge for the BC Pipers Association.