John Crick with an ambitious big-picture mindset, John Crick focuses on teaching whole genres of music to his students by breaking down key prin-ciples such as genre-specific drumming independence, traditionally
inspired creativity, and history while reinforcing key fundamental concepts such as drumming related theory, reading, and various approaches to prop-er technique. John has spent more 9 years with sticks in his hands and has studied proudly under the award-winning Apex High School Music
Director, Paul Rowe, and independently under Nick Campbell, a locally re-nowned and classically trained musician. Having been a Raleighite since birth, John Crick has played at most venues in Raleigh as well venues as far away as Asheville and Atlanta.