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Drums & Percussion Faculty

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Thanks to the guys at Drum City Guitarland for supplying drums for our teaching studio.  We recommend them for any of your drum or guitar needs.

Ryan Elwood -- Drums

Ryan Elwood has been drumming professionally since age fifteen and teaching since age eighteen. Among the musicians he has performed and recorded with are singer-songwriters Doug Haywood and Craig Haller, jazz artists Thom Sandrock and Luke Rackers, and the rock group FaceMan. As a teacher, Ryan introduces his students to many styles of music and approaches the fundamentals in a way that allows students to have fun and be creative in the process.

Nabin Shrestha -- Tabla

Nabin Shrestha, holds a masters degree in music from Gandharva Music University Delhi. He has more than 25 years performing and 20 years of teaching experience. His deep understanding of different traditional styles of playing tabla, tonal quality, and clarity and his ability to collaborate with other genres of music make him a versatile percussionist. Nabin is a skilled teacher who listens and adjust his lessons for each student’s skill level. He distills his musical knowledge into very easy and straightforward lessons. He is a performer in his own right, an artist and composer in many realms. He assists students to personalize their tabla experience making learning more fun.


From small meetings and parties to large scale events -- soloists to 12-piece bands - playing classical, jazz, and variety dance music -- Sure Thing Entertainment has the right mix for any event.