Instructor Detail:

Ed Contreras


Ed has performed and taught World Percussion Instruments for over 30 years. He has taught at Swallow Hill Music for 10 years, and continues to be on the outreach staff from Swallow Hill Music, performing at Middle and Elementary Schools, Libraries, and concerts all over the Front Range. He has traveled and performed in Japan, Germany, Canada, Mexico, Guam, Italy, the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific and in Nicaragua where he conducts a yearly Music Camp for rural students in the North. Some of the Artists he has performed and/or recorded with include Laughing Hands, Dakota Blonde, Runaway Express, Echo Bay, Danny Seraphine, Clay Kirkland, Julie Davis, Sukay, Istari World Percussion (with Chadzilla), and his own band Black Water. Ed believes anyone can learn to play percussion, and his classes are very fun as well as educational.

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