The Sabian Education Network is a community for drum educators to obtain tools and exchange ideas to improve their skills. Whether you teach drums in your own studio, a retail store, a music school, or an institutional environment like a high school or college, our network will connect you with people and ideas that will spark ideas and inspiration to put to use in your own teaching career. JOIN TODAY


Larry Saltzman

Jeremy Schreifels
Private Lessons
Advance your skills in multiple areas!

- Snare Drum
- Mallets
- Drumset
- Marching Percussion
- Concert/Orchestral Percussion

Jeremy is a Proud member of the Vic Firth Education Team as well as the Professional Drummer Teachers Guild.


Mark Schulman

David Segal

Kevin Sharpe

Mike Shapiro

Mike Sorrentino

Rick Spano

One of the Northwest's premiere drummers actually began his musical career playing the accordion. His father, Joe Spano, one of the Northwest's premiere accordionists, had an accordion in Rick’s lap at age 5. After four years of studying accordion, Rick found his true love- DRUMS. He began studying with Keith Purvis. After 8 years with Keith, he played in the Highline Community College Jazz Band and the Fred Radke (former trumpeter with Harry James) Band. Rick continued his education in Edison, New Jersey with Charlie Tapp, the former teacher for Buddy Rich. After that, Rick returned to Seattle to study under Bill Cottic. Rick returned to active playing performing with jazz pianist Overton Berry, Larry Coryell, Diane Schuur, Bruce Phares, Art Foxall, and Lil Brown. Rick has since performed with Roger Fisher,Randy Hansen, Herb Ellis, Scott Rosburg, Joe Spano, Rod Cook, Noel Redding, Buddy Miles, Mitch Mitchell, and several others. Rick is presently performing with Overton Berry Trio, Randy Hansen Band, Scott Rosburg Project and Tim Turner Band.


Billy Angelo Stella

Billy played and performed with Buddy Rich and his Orchestra from 1969 to 1972. He was taught by his father Angelo Stella. Billy still travels and performs today with many outstanding bands and performs drum clinics as well as teaches traditional values in drumming from Jazz, Rock, Country, Latin, to Ethnic. Billy has many videos on YouTube that show many different styles and techniques. His drum studio is located in the Hudson Section of Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Contact Billy Angelo or Tisha Lee at (570) 822-4883.


Spencer Strand

Owner of the standard when it comes to quality play along practice CD's.

His practice Turn it Up and lay it Down series of CD's are endorsed by the Berklee School of Music.


John Shearer

Since the age of 16, John has toured and recorded with some of the worlds top recording artistes including; Steve Hackett (Genesis Guitarist), Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac), David Byron (Uriah Heep), The Iron Butterfly (USA), The Sutherland Bro's and Quiver (percussion), and many many more.  John  has built up drum schools in  both the US and UK. John feels proud to say that he has  helped many drummers gain success in their music careers.