Specializing in drumset education for all levels, John Parker is experienced at breaking down complex drumming ideas so that even beginners can grasp them. Kids as young as 7 and even adults can benefit from John’s teaching style. Whether you’re interested in beginning your exploration of the drumming world or you just need a bit of help to get to the next level, John can help you.
Lessons can be taught at Phatman Studios in Wichita, or at the Professional Drum School in Hutchinson. For more information about private drum lessons and how you can sign up, visit the Private Drum Lessons Page. John is also the Percussion Instructor at Buhler USD 313.
A seasoned performer for more than twenty years, John Parker is a master drum set artist in multiple styles including rock, pop, funk, jazz, broadway, and even a bit of latin. John honed his skills with Ginger Zyskowski at the Professional Drum Drum School for ten years before studying with Anthony DiSanza and Dennis Wilson at Kansas State University. Later, John studied with Steve Hatfield in Wichita before beginning his own professional career.
John Parker is proud to endorse Vic Firth drumsticks and mallets and Sabian Cymbals!