Stephen Klunk has been playing drums and percussion for fifteen years, and teaching for six. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music performance from Bowling Green State University. His saxophone and drum set duo, Patchwork, collaborates with composers to create a body of eclectic new music that draws from popular genres and the avant-garde. Stephen has a deep passion for metal and other rhythmically engaging styles of music. His musical interests include technique, independence, extreme dynamics, and unusual phrasing. Stephen loves to find inventive ways of teaching concepts to students and strives to convey the importance and excitement of curiosity and independent learning.