Drew Cox marches to the rhythm of a different calling. As a soldier in the North Carolina National Guard’s 440th Army Band, he serves the state and the nation as a musician in many capacities as drummer in the Vanguard rock band, ceremonial and concert percussion, as well as vocal and guitar work. Drew has studied under renowned symphonic percussionist David Coash of the Florida Symphony and Joey Eberline, a blues drumming powerhouse. Drawing from over 20 years of drum and guitar playing experience from worship teams, college ensembles, indie rock n roll bands, and community concert bands he instructs with focus on dynamics and technique. He emphasizes the importance of diversity in styles to meet to the demands of today’s music industry.