Quad Cities Teacher Feature, May 2013 - Wes Weeber
Wes Weeber - Drums
Wes has been a full-time professional musician for over 15 years. He has studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and in the private hands of Virgil Donati, Mike Mangini, and Terry Hanson.
In addition to drum set lessons, Wes teaches percussion and college prep where students learn the basics of music theory and ear training. Wes is also on staff as an instructor at Rock Camp USA every summer.
Currently he is the touring drummer for International Blues Finalist The Avey Brothers, the regional touring drummer for AZ based Caroline’s Spine, and founder/vocalist/core songwriter for Drama Major, which has a full length record coming out this summer. Wes also leads a high energy top 40 outfit called Wes Weeber’s Broke*ss Sellouts and is the singer for the acoustic duo The Chris & Wes Show.
Wes currently maintains a 20+ student per week schedule, as well as averaging 200+ performances per year. He believes in catering to the educational needs and desires of each student as an individual.