Colin Ray began playing drums and percussion at the age of eleven. Living and performing in Charlotte for over a decade, he earned a Bachelors degree in Music from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte studying under composer and percussion guru Rick Dior. During this time, he has performed in a variety of settings as a member of the Jazz, Percussion, and Wind ensembles, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Combo, and Basketball band.
Recently, Colin has been involved with Broadway musicals and shows at venues throughout the region, including the Booth Playhouse and the Knight Theater. He is currently a member of numerous local bands and frequently substitutes at several different churches.
Colin has been teaching all ages for many years with experience in a multitude of styles, and can also teach early piano and music theory.