Musician of the Month

Each month we feature a student nominated by their teacher for their outstanding achievement, dedication, and love of music!

March : Evan P.

“Evan is developing and learning skills that I primarily teach to high school students. His understanding of complex rhythms and his determination to improve his musical abilities are exceptional.”-Adam Rhan, Percussion Faculty

Interview with Evan P.

Age: 12

Hometown: Manchester

School: Hillside Middle School

Years at MCMS: 2

Years with Teacher: 2

How did you choose your instrument?

I started percussion in elementary school and after two years I wanted to play the drum kit with other percussion instruments.

What have you learned from your teacher?

 I have learned to better improve grooves and fills on the drums.

 What is your favorite piece/song?

All My Life by the Foo Fighters

How would you define music?

A form of art that can tell a story or bring people together.

What do you like about taking lessons?

I get to learn new drum ideas to make better songs.

What are your hobbies?

Playing the drums and writing songs

Do you have any future plans for music?

Making a career off of writing music