Mike Johnston to host CreativeLive ‘Becoming A Music Teacher…’ class

By on August 13, 2014

Mike Johnston

Mike Johnston, American drummer, award-winning educator and founder of the world’s largest educational website for drummers, Mikeslessons.com, will host a CreativeLive tomorrow, Thursday, August 14, “Becoming a Music Teacher: The Art of Sharing Your Talent.” The seven-hour course, covering everything from delivering information and engaging students to the business end of teaching, will stream live from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PDT / 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EDT. Head over to: https://www.creativelive.com/courses/becoming-music-teacher-art-sharing-your-talent-mike-johnston for more information and to enroll for free today.


Since its inception in 2010, CreativeLive has broadcast more than 600 courses to more than 2 million students worldwide. Now streaming live from studios in Seattle and San Francisco, CreativeLive hosts workshops in photography, video, design, business, audio, music, and software training, unlocking previously closed doors by making dynamic education accessible to everyone.


Upcoming ‘Music & Audio’ channel instructor, Mike Johnston, began studying the drums at the age of five. He spent the next 15 years studying privately with drumming legends Pete Magadini, Steve Ferrone and Steve Smith. At the age of 21 he received his first major label record deal with his band Simon Says and spent the next five years touring the world. He received a Gold Record for his contributions to the Varsity Blues soundtrack and has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman as well as on MTV’s Fashionably Loud. Johnston has also toured with Warner Bros. recording artist Filter.


Currently, Johnston runs the world’s largest educational website for drummers, Mikeslessons.com, where he offers pre-recorded video drum lessons as well as 36 “LIVE” online drum lessons monthly. Working from his facility in Folsom, Calif., he also runs monthly one-week drum camps, teaches privately and hosts 10 International Drum Camps each year. He also spent 2012 touring the United States giving clinics at various music stores and performed both days at the 2012 Meinl Drum Festival.
Stay tuned to CreativeLive’s ‘Music & Audio’ channel at: http://www.creativelive.com/audio for more information on “Becoming a Music Teacher: The Art of Sharing Your Talent” and other upcoming classes.


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Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.