Forrest Heusinkveld is a teacher at West Music Coralville. His lessons cover drumset playing, mallets, hand percussion and timpani. He has a B.A. in Music from the University of Iowa where he studied a wide variety of percussion instruments including the drum set, vibraphone, marimba, hand percussion, steel pan, timbales and timpani. He is also currently enrolled in Kirkwood’s music technology program.
Aside from teaching lessons, Forrest works at the Iowa City Yacht Club and Gabe’s. He also plays in The Uniphonics, Black Forrest Hamm and We Funk. The Uniphonics are playing at the Yacht Club on May 11th. It is their five year anniversary party and Forrests’ birthday! His hobbies include music, reading and working out.
Forrest has toured 12 states in the past four years and has recorded two albums. The most recent includes Grammy award winner, Robin Eubanks.