Delayne Stallman has been teaching at West Music since 2002. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Instrumental Music Education from UNI.
In lessons, Delayne’s students focus on becoming proficient at reading and interpreting written music. Rock and jazz drum set, as well as rudimental and orchestral snare drum, are covered regularly. Also, students develop listening skills through play along songs of their choice. Students in a school band program also learn music theory and reading/interpretation on marimba.
Some of Delayne’s favorite musicians and bands include Joshua Redman, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Steely Dan, Ben Folds, John Mayer, Pat Metheny, Tori Amos, Wilco, U2, Smashing Pumpkins, and Soundgarden.
Delayne’s other interests including distance running, reading, playing guitar and spending time with his children, Niall and Aja.