Percussion - Drums

Justin Doute - Percussion

A native of Denver, Colorado, Justin attended the Denver School of the Arts High School for Music earning an arts-endorsed diploma and the Manhattan School of Music. He then went on to achieve a Masters in Music from Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, and an Artist Diploma at University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music.  His awards include winning the Gold Medal and Grand Prize at Young Texas Artist Music Competition. He now works in many orchestras around Colorado. 


Dan Nusz—Drums 

Dan Nusz has been playing drums for over twenty years, playing in Jazz, Rock, Blues, Funk, Country, Heavy Metal, and Jam bands all over the country. He has over 10 years’ experience teaching a wide variety of drum styles and enjoys teaching students from all experience levels and ages.

Dan works with each student to provide a fun, personalized, and scalable lesson plan that ensures every lesson is tailored to the student’s ability and musical tastes.  He strives to build each student's technique, creativity, song and style repertoire, and ability to improvise,  Additionally, to give students a better feel for incorporating drums into all aspects of music, or to help students prepare for playing in a band, Dan will often accompany students on guitar or bass.