Ben Schumann is a drummer with more than 25 years of experience teaching and performing. His passion, ability and versatility keep him in high demand on the Canberra music scene.
Ben also has a successful home studio where he teaches 25 private students.
Ben regularly plays locally, nationally and internationally with a number of bands and acts. These include Night Train, KWB (Kevin Windross Band) and The Marvellous Mizdemeanours. Ben is also known for his ability to fill in at a moment's notice for many local acts and is regularly a first call sub. This saw him playing in 19 different bands in 2014!
Along with a busy live schedule Ben also has a love of teaching.
The importance of passing on a skill on the drum set is a passion and a joy. This coupled with the importance of influencing and mentoring the next generation sees Ben in his element.
AMEB Certificate 1-4, Associate Diploma and Diploma on Drum Set available. Along with the fundamentals and technique, Ben also teaches the necessary skills and attributes needed to play and succeed in today's music business.
At Hume Conservatorium, Ben has built a strong reputation for his ability to engage complete beginners and for supporting HSC students to achieve high-level results.